A Beginner's Guide to Travel

A guide for the thoughtful traveler: what you need to know before heading out on your next adventure

Everything you need to know about flying with your dog

Emotional support dogs, service animals and pets all have slightly different rules.

Traveling solo while LGBTQ can be dangerous — these tips can help overcome barriers

This language guide for LGBTQ travelers includes asking for directions and negotiating consent in nine different languages.

Losing Global Entry is easier than you think. Here are 4 common mistakes travelers make.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency released a list of reasons why Global Entry membership was revoked.

How to get money back for your delayed and canceled flights

You could be owed hundreds of dollars for disrupted flights from years ago.

5 ways to help rebuild the Caribbean after the hurricanes

The easiest thing travelers can do? Book a trip.

9 hotel secrets that will get you room upgrades and other perks

Travel experts explain how to get the most bang for your buck when you stay in a hotel.

8 stunning places to see the best fall foliage

You have until late October for prime leaf peeping.

The best 11 beach towns to visit in the offseason

Here's why Nantucket, Lake Geneva and other sandy spots are better (and cheaper) after Labor Day.

A definitive guide for choosing where to go on your first African safari

If your typical vacations include beaches, road trips, cities or giving back, let that inform where you choose to safari.

From free drinks to $3,000 in travel credits, here’s how to get compensated for flight issues

We talked to industry insiders about what to do before, during, and after your flight — you can even claim money for a flight that happened three years ago.

11 things you need to know before going on your first safari

From investing in light-colored clothes to planning an off-season trip, these insider tips will help you plan your best safari ever.

Road Test: The best carry-on travel suitcases under $300

There's an affordable carry-on for every type of traveler.

9 expert tips for taking the most beautiful sunset photos

Instagram’s best photographers share their strategies for snapping the sunset.

The 7 rules of Tindering while traveling

Dating apps are an overlooked way to connect with locals. Here's what you need to know before you swipe abroad.

How to protect yourself from Zika virus while traveling

A recent report found mosquitos that can transmit Zika in more regions of the U.S. than previously thought.

The coolest, most affordable hotels in every major American city

They don't look budget, but none of these hotels cost more than $200 a night

Travel for Cheap: A beginner’s guide to maximizing travel points and miles for your next vacation

Follow these tips for a five-star trip on an Airbnb budget.

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

These little-known tricks will save you tons of time.

How to take your dog on a road trip

Dogs make the best copilots.

A germaphobe's guide to airports and airplanes

Follow these tips to avoid getting sick when you travel.

A definitive guide to getting a table at the best restaurants in the world

How to snag the world's most coveted reservations — and what the meal will cost you.