TRAVEL for LESS

Saving Money on a Road Trip

April 30, 2012

 Lori’s tips for Saving Money on a Road Trip Here are some useful tips for saving money on a road trip. My article was featured in a Patch newspaper today. If you would like free content for your blog or newsletter, send me an email and I will be happy to share my money-saving tips for […]

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Free Travel Guides to Any State or Canada

April 30, 2012

Are you thinking about planning a vacation or buying a vacation package? You can get free travel guides online to any destination in the United States or Canada. Just click on the map when you get to the website and get FREE travel brochures, vacation brochures, and maps & travel planning kits. Free Travel Guides […]

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New Travel Site Where Hotels Compete on Price for Your Business

March 28, 2012

There is a new travel site where hotels compete for your business. You make a reservation and do not prepay it. Then through Backbid, you invite other hotels in the area to compete for your business and make you a better offer. You may get a lower price, an upgrade or a free breakfast to entice […]

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Pay Your Age at Starwood Hotels- the Older You Are, the Less You Pay!

March 24, 2012

  The Starwood Hotel chain has a money-saving promotion called “Pay Your Birth Year.” The older you are, the more you save! Young people step aside. Find an older friend to make your reservation! Here is how this works; you pay the going rate for the first night (which varies by property) and on the […]

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New More Frequent Flier Miles for Your Trip?

February 23, 2012

If you need more frequent flier miles for your summer vacation, take a look at a free site called  e-Miles. As a new member, you will earn 200 free miles just for signing up and another 75 miles when you complete your profile. When you have some free time, you can watch promotional videos and answer […]

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Exchange Unused Gift Cards for Airline Miles

February 20, 2012

Saving up airline miles for a trip? Have unwanted gift cards with at least a $25 balance on them? I just read about a new program from United-Continental airlines that allows its frequent flier members to exchange their unwanted gift cards from major retailers for airline miles. Just enter the name of the retailer here […]

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Orbitz Low Fare Guarantee

October 21, 2011

It is hard to know when the best time is to grab a deal on an airfare or hotel. Orbitz takes the guesswork out of the process with their low fare guarantee. Low Fare Guarantee! Here is how it works: (you don’t have to do anything or fill out any paperwork) How does Orbitz Price Assurance work? […]

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Pay Your Birth Year at Starwood Hotels

August 10, 2011

The Starwood Hotel chain has a money-saving promotion called “Pay Your Birth Year.” The older you are, the more you save! Young people, share this with your parents and grandparents! You pay the going rate for the first night and on the second night and in some cases, the third night too, you only pay the […]

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Get Alerts and Manage Frequent Flier Miles

August 5, 2011

This free site will alert you to deals and bonuses for your frequent flier accounts and help you to find award seats. I read about it in the Sunday, Los Angeles Times and signed up to give it a try. The site is called UsingMiles.com. You can store your travel loyalty reward information and the […]

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Get Free Frequent Flier Miles

July 27, 2011

Get free frequent flier miles from a site called e-Miles. As a new member, you will earn 200 free miles just for signing up and another 75 miles when you complete your profile. You simply watch promotional videos and answer some follow up questions. You will be awarded free frequent flier miles and your mileage account clock will […]

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What are Groupon Getaways?

July 13, 2011

Groupon has partnered with Expedia and released a new program called Groupon Getaways which are deeply discounted deals for vacations and stay-vacations. Discounted travel deals will be posted every Tuesday on the Groupon Getaways page, and you will have access to grab the deal for 7 days. You do not have to book your stay at […]

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