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Should You Stay In A Hotel Or Motel?

18 March 2016
 Categories: Travel, Blog

When you are planning a vacation and looking for accommodations, you may be deciding between a hotel and motel. There are many reasons to go with a hotel, but also some reasons to go basic with a motel. Here are some things to consider when trying to make your decision. Hotels Offer More Amenities One of the main benefits to choosing a hotel over a motel is that they offer more amenities and features. Read More …

4 Tips For Ensuring Your First-Ever Family Ski Trip To Canada Is A Success

21 January 2016
 Categories: Travel, Blog

If you have decided to plan a family ski vacation this year, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind to ensure that the trip is a successful one. 1. Take Care in Choosing the Right Mountain. While you may want to choose the biggest, toughest mountain there is in Canada, the truth of the matter is that your kids aren't going to have fun there. Everyone has to start somewhere – even the best skiers in the world – and that's on smaller hills and trails. Read More …

Three Ways You Can Save Money On Your Next Hotel Stay

9 December 2015
 Categories: Travel, Blog

Staying at a nice, relaxing hotel with a long list of accommodations doesn't have to mean big money. There are a number of different ways that you can get a great deal on a hotel room if you know what to do. Here are a few booking tips to help you save money.  Beware Of Third Party Sites Although they are heavily advertised as such, third-party retail sites don't always offer the best deals. Read More …

4 Reasons To Take Advantage Of Hotel Rewards Programs

14 October 2015
 Categories: Travel, Blog

Years ago, frequent flier miles and airline loyalty programs were all the rage. But with the increasing popularity of these programs came more restrictions and fewer benefits of the kind that made the programs popular in the first place. Now, those who once valued frequent flier miles are turning their attention to hotel loyalty programs and rewards points. So take a look below to discover four reasons why you or a frequent traveler you know should start taking advantage of what hotels have to offer. Read More …

Safety Tips For Using A Taxi While Traveling Alone

1 October 2015
 Categories: Travel, Blog

Regardless of whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, going to any new city by yourself can be exciting but also a little unsettling. Even if you are a seasoned pro at the travel game and take precautions to keep yourself safe, some people overlook the need to be vigilant when it comes to one area: the taxi ride. Here are three ways to ensure that the taxi you are about to hail belongs to a reputable company and will get you to your destination quickly and safely. Read More …

About Me
family vacations on a tight budget

Last year, I made the decision that our family was going to go on vacation whether we had the money to do so or not. My son was about to turn 18 and I knew that it could be the last chance to go on a vacation with the entire family, so we made it happen. There is more for your family to do that could be considered a vacation without spending a ton of money. I created this blog with the help of my three kids to give other families affordable vacationing ideas so that their travel dreams can come true.