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15 Best Credit Cards for Young Travelers

15 Best Credit Cards for Young Travelers

Traveling is one of the greatest joys in life. There’s nothing like seeing new things, experiencing different cultures, and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Perhaps that’s why young adults are traveling more than any generation before them. If you’re the type who doesn’t like to stay in one place for too long, or if the travel bug recently bit you, welcome to the club. Thankfully, there are many credit card options that can net you rewards that make traveling... read more »

15 Best Airline Credit Cards of 2019

15 Best Airline Credit Cards of 2019

More than 30 years after airline credit cards were first offered to consumers, you would think finding the best airline credit card would be easier. After all, the math is pretty simple: the fewer points or miles needed to earn a reward, the better. But credit card companies and airlines have thrown all kinds of perk curveballs at consumers, requiring them to consider such options as annual fees, how many miles are needed for a free flight, lounge access, free checked bags, and... read more »

The Hopper App Analyzes Trillions of Travel Data Points to Help Users Choose the Right Time to Book and Save on Flights and Hotels

The Hopper App Analyzes Trillions of Travel Data Points to Help Users Choose the Right Time to Book and Save on Flights and Hotels

In a Nutshell: Traditional travel booking websites are great at comparing prices for flights available on a particular day. But there's no way to know whether all those prices are on their way down -- or up. And if there's one thing for certain about airfares, it's that change is the only constant. The mobile-based Hopper app takes the guesswork out of booking the lowest-priced flights and hotels for millions of travelers by analyzing vast amounts of historical travel data to predict... read more »

Experience a Perfect Synergy Between Luxury, Adventure, and Eco-Sustainability at Lapa Rios on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

Experience a Perfect Synergy Between Luxury, Adventure, and Eco-Sustainability at Lapa Rios on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

In a Nutshell: Almost 30 years ago, a former Peace Corps couple from Minnesota sold everything they owned, bought a thousand acres of Costa Rican coastal rainforest, and enacted a sustainability project on that land. Enabling that project to this day is Lapa Rios, a 17-bungalow lodge where guests immerse themselves in a unique and pristine natural environment. Guests will experience authentic traditional ways of life and learn the inspiration of sustainability on a property where... read more »

2019’s Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards

2019’s Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards

While the internet, social media, and 24-hour news cycles have made the world a smaller place, there’s no substitute for going out and experiencing for yourself all of the wonderful things the world has to offer. One thing that hasn’t changed, though, is how expensive that can be. But don’t let the cost of travel keep you from creating invaluable memories you’ll cherish forever. Whether you’re an experienced adventurer or an airport newbie, there are dozens of credit card... read more »

Roam Coliving: Facilitating Opportunities to Live, Work, and Play in a Diverse, Welcoming Community of Roamers in Miami and Other Locations Around the World

Roam Coliving: Facilitating Opportunities to Live, Work, and Play in a Diverse, Welcoming Community of Roamers in Miami and Other Locations Around the World

In a Nutshell: Working, living, and playing in an idealistic setting may seem like an unattainable goal, but Roam Coliving can help make the dream possible. The startup fosters open and welcoming communities for individuals to live and work in places like Bali, Miami, Tokyo, and San Francisco — whether it’s for a week or two years. We recently spoke with Kelsey Rumburg, Community Manager for Roam Miami, about the perks of the Miami location, how Roam’s community sets it apart... read more »

Certify Streamlines Expense Reporting, Travel, and Purchasing for SMBs and Global Enterprises in More Than 100 Countries

Certify Streamlines Expense Reporting, Travel, and Purchasing for SMBs and Global Enterprises in More Than 100 Countries

In a Nutshell: Since 2008, Certify has grown from a single-use receipt-capture app built for iPhone 3G into the largest independent travel and expense management company in the world. Companies in over 100 countries use tailored Certify solutions to streamline business processes, deepen insight, and manage spend more intentionally. For on-the-road employees as well as managers and admins back in the office, the old-school way of doing expense reporting is a huge chore. Among a hundred... read more »

Use Wanderu to Find the Best Bus and Train Travel Deals to More Than 10,000 Destinations in North America and Europe

Use Wanderu to Find the Best Bus and Train Travel Deals to More Than 10,000 Destinations in North America and Europe

In a Nutshell: While digital technology transformed air travel by unifying airlines on a single ticketing platform, bus and train carriers remained stuck in the past -- each with its own digital ticketing system or sometimes no system at all. Wanderu changed that. Now, travelers in more than 40 countries in North America and Europe use Wanderu to book itineraries and find the best deals across the entire bus and train travel marketplace. Wanderu, a platform for booking great bus and... read more »

How the Mobile Passport App Streamlines International Entry for More Than 6 Million Travelers by Securely Storing Credentials

How the Mobile Passport App Streamlines International Entry for More Than 6 Million Travelers by Securely Storing Credentials

In a Nutshell: Many international travelers know that entry stations at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) checkpoint can cause plenty of frustration — from lost time to missed flights. That's why CBP worked with digital product developer Airside Mobile, Inc., to develop the Mobile Passport and streamline the inspection process by securely storing passport credentials and automating checkpoint processes. Operating at air and cruise ports that see more than 85% of U.S.... read more »

ToursByLocals: A Platform that Connects Travelers with Expert Local Guides in More Than 150 Countries

ToursByLocals: A Platform that Connects Travelers with Expert Local Guides in More Than 150 Countries

In a Nutshell: For travelers who want to enjoy a more authentic experience, ToursByLocals is an online platform that offers a more genuine look at cities in more than 150 countries. The platform connects adventurers with knowledgeable local guides who take pride in their home cities and convey that to visitors. ToursByLocals also offers easy-to-use tools that help clients build a relationship with the right guide and arrange a personalized, private travel experience. The result is a... read more »