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Spend Your Travel Rewards and Escape the Winter Chill by Diving into the Endless Summer of Palm Springs with Sunny Skies, Inviting Pools, and Plenty of Local Charm

Spend Your Travel Rewards and Escape the Winter Chill by Diving into the Endless Summer of Palm Springs with Sunny Skies, Inviting Pools, and Plenty of Local Charm

In a Nutshell: Anyone experiencing the winter cold knows how nice it can be to thaw out and use those hard-earned credit card rewards in the process. A vacation to Palm Springs, California is an ideal way to accomplish both. The desert oasis welcomes visitors with its 350 days of sunshine, tons of local charm, and countless activities. We spoke to Palm Springs' Director of Tourism, Mary Jo Ginther, to learn more about what the town has to offer. Lounging by a heated pool is one of Palm... read more »

Hydaway Bottle: How This Convenient, Collapsible Bottle Rewards Travelers and Reduces Single-Use Plastics

Hydaway Bottle: How This Convenient, Collapsible Bottle Rewards Travelers and Reduces Single-Use Plastics

In a Nutshell: Launched in 2015, Hydaway Bottle was created as a hassle-free alternative for travelers who were frequently buying water bottles in airports only to toss them out before boarding the plane. The no-leak bottle collapses to fit comfortably in pockets making it useful for any number of situations beyond traveling, including going to the gym or packing into a diaper bag. A valuable benefit of the Hydaway Bottle is that it helps reduce the number of single-use plastic bottles... read more »

Leading Travel Transportation Platform Rome2rio™ Offers Tips on Booking Experiences Early and Using Credit Cards Abroad

Leading Travel Transportation Platform Rome2rio™ Offers Tips on Booking Experiences Early and Using Credit Cards Abroad

In a Nutshell: Planning a trip abroad can be a daunting undertaking, especially for unseasoned travelers. For those who want to see the world but feel intimidated by the prospect of traveling to another country, getting around while there, or just picking a destination, Rome2rio provides key resources to help navigate these tasks. In addition to the site’s tools, Rome2rio offers expert tips for planning and getting the most out of your overseas adventure. Rome2Rio equips travelers... read more »

Go City Card’s Flexible Passes Save Tourists Up to 55% on Admission at Over 400 U.S. Attractions

Go City Card’s Flexible Passes Save Tourists Up to 55% on Admission at Over 400 U.S. Attractions

In a Nutshell: Visiting some of the most popular sightseeing spots can get pricey and be difficult to plan. That's why Go City Card, a division of Smart Destinations, sells multi-attraction passes to 11 tourist destinations, including New York City, Orlando, San Diego, and Washington, D.C., to help tourists see as much of the city as they can. By offering all-in-one flexible options, Go City Card passes allow tourists to sightsee over 400 major attractions while saving up to 55%... read more »

Home Exchange: Travelers Can Search Over 65,000 Homes in 150 Countries & Live Like Locals for $150 a Year

Home Exchange: Travelers Can Search Over 65,000 Homes in 150 Countries & Live Like Locals for $150 a Year

In a Nutshell: Have you ever wished you could swap places with someone living in Berlin, Beijing, or Beirut for little to no cost? You can with Home Exchange, a membership-based website that helps thousands of people swap homes with like-minded individuals across the world. The company's mission is to help you live like a local and book a home swap in as easy as three steps: list your home, ask to make an exchange with another member, then you're ready to travel. For... read more »

39 Best Travel Credit Cards in 2018

39 Best Travel Credit Cards in 2018

Although some may lack any desire to stir from their lives, many, many more are oft compelled to wander the world and see what it has to offer. Indeed, the desire to travel seems to be one shared by most people, albeit to varying extents. Of course, whether your idea of a perfect journey involves a weekend road trip or a year backpacking around the world, there is one inescapable fact of modern-day travel with which we must all contend: Travel is rarely free. While many resources... read more »

Capital One® Study Shows How Long Security Lines Affect Millions of Air Travelers

Capital One® Study Shows How Long Security Lines Affect Millions of Air Travelers

In a Nutshell: With the summer travel season in full swing, travelers all around the country are experiencing longer waits at security checkpoints, and passengers who don’t properly plan and pack can see these delays cut into their vacation time. Capital One® and ORC International recently surveyed more than 1,000 Americans on how airport security lines impact the way they travel. The survey found that many travelers are altering the way they prepare for and approach their trips,... read more »

Cash in Your Travel Rewards to Experience the French-Inspired Jordan Winery in California

Cash in Your Travel Rewards to Experience the French-Inspired Jordan Winery in California

In a Nutshell: Every year, millions of travelers plan vacations around their favorite food and beverage destinations. Wineries and breweries have become popular attractions over recent years, but it hasn’t always been that way. Few people ventured into California’s wine country in the 1970s, but Jordan Winery  founders still had the vision to build a French-inspired chateau that houses  guest suites, a dining room, tasting areas, and a commercial kitchen with a full-time staff... read more »

12 Best “Study Abroad” Credit Cards for Students in 2018

12 Best “Study Abroad” Credit Cards for Students in 2018

Perhaps one of the most exciting opportunities open to college students is the chance to study abroad and immerse yourself in a brand new culture. Of course, as exciting as it may be, living in a foreign place — even temporarily — comes with its own challenges, not the least of which is navigating new currencies and payment methods. Luckily, a good credit card can solve both of those problems. With the right card, you can make purchases without worries of currency conversions... read more »

How to Mix Modern Luxury and History During Your Chicago Stay

How to Mix Modern Luxury and History During Your Chicago Stay

In a Nutshell: People travel for different reasons. Whether you’re on the move for business or pleasure, Chicago offers a little something for visitors with any type of to-do list. Nestled among the award-winning shopping, dining, and entertainment options the city offers is Hotel Allegro, which manages to easily combine modern luxury in a historic setting. Located in Chicago’s Theater District, immediately adjacent to the renowned Cadillac Palace Theater, Hotel Allegro offers... read more »