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Archive: July 2016
jul 28

#BTReads: 'A Passion for Paris'

David Downie's new book is an inspired exploration of Paris's reputation as the world's most romantic city.
jul 26

5 Things You Don't Know About... Easter Island

Want to really get away from it all? Tour the world's most remote inhabited island.
jul 25

Confessions of a Luggage Tester

Think flying is tough on your bag? You may not believe the ordeal it went through before you buy it.
jul 21

24 Best Reader Tips

We love showing our audience how to travel smart and save big. And we love that they often return the favor.
jul 20

Deal of the Day: Quaint Yet Luxurious Virginia B&B for $149, Plus Dining Credit

Stay in an elegant B&B in Virginia's wine country outside DC for $149, plus dining credit
jul 19
Detail of Duomo Cathedral in Milan Italy

9 Best Budget Eats in Milan, Italy

While posh Milan isn't exactly known for bargains, you won't need to break the bank to eat like a king. Here are 10 tasty ways to indulge your appetite on a budget.
jul 18

Take Control of Weather-Related Flight Delays and Cancellations

When an airline delays your vacation before it even starts, use our Air Traveler's Take-Control Cheat Sheet!
jul 15

Is Europe Safe for Travelers?

Budget Travel loves France and its citizens, and we encourage travelers to France and the rest of Europe to be informed, observant, and prepared.
jul 14
Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco

Never Brush Your Teeth at the Airport Again, Thanks to This Cool Website

Long layover? No problem! Savvy site Hotels By Day lets you book luxe hotel rooms affordably for quick morning, midday, or afternoon stays.
jul 12

Deal of the Day: Charming Wine Country Inn From $189

Vineyards, rocky beaches, redwood forests, and a cozy inn, all just 90 minutes from San Francisco and under $200!
jul 11
Detroit skyline

Great Getaways: Detroit & Western Michigan

Here's how to make the most of your trip to D-Town—plus, if you're seeking some time by the lake, head to Ludington and Grand Haven in Western Michigan for outdoor exploration and small-town finds.
jul 08

Join Our #BT_Chat About Vacation Rentals on Monday July 11 at 1 p.m. EDT!

We'll have a lively #BT_Chat on Twitter sharing tips and secrets for vacation rentals this summer and beyond.
jul 07

Deal of the Day: 4 Nights in Puerto Rico From $349

Nab this shockingly low resort rate on America's most sizzling island!
jul 06

Deal of the Day: Yes, You CAN Afford the Hamptons!

The ultimate escape from NYC can be affordable if you know where to book.
jul 05

Deal of the Day: Naples, Florida, from $89

Perfect beaches and some of Florida's chicest shopping can be yours.
jul 04

48 Hours in New Bedford, Massachusetts

A stop in this historical, super-friendly, and seafood-loving little city is a must for those visiting coastal New England!
jul 01
Cliffs of Moher in Ireland

5 Things You Don't Know About... the Cliffs of Moher

Get ready to immerse yourself in Irish food, folklore, and fun in a uniquely majestic landscape.

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