There's an update to changes in the world currency markets, and the news is excellent for travelers considering a vacation abroad this year.
Across the globe—in Central America, Asia, Europe, and beyond—a dollar goes awfully far these days.
From plunging airfares to a strong dollar, things couldn't get much better for Americans abroad.
As a symbol of financial strength, the U.S. dollar is accepted in many places worldwide—both officially and unofficially. If you're going to these places, you can expect to be able to fall back on your greenbacks.
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When you learn how easy it is to slash the high prices of Best Buy's electronics vending machines at airports, you may not be afraid to use them anymore.
The new twist in credit card purchases is contactless payment—how does it work, and can you use your credit card on vacation?
When does it pay to bundle together airfare and hotel costs and when should you try other methods of saving money?
Staying connected when traveling overseas can result in big bills. Check out these tips to save on data when you're using your phone in a foreign land.
Travelers are often criticized for under-tipping, but what happens when travelers inadvertently over-tip? Beware of restaurants and businesses that include gratuities on bills 'for your convenience.'
Inflated fees for exchanging currency abroad may not be new, but the rise in electronic transactions means those fees may be harder to detect. Here's how to avoid costly surprises when traveling.
Before you hit the Internet café on your next trip, learn what you need to do to protect your personal information.
Our reader cancels his hotel more than a day before he checks in, but the property charges a one-night penalty, anyway. Can't Hotels.com help him get a refund?
Does this traveler's substandard train experience warrant a full refund from Amtrak?
A traveler notices a typo on a booking, calls customer service, and gets the OK by phone to get a refund if he rebooks everything. Will trying to fix the typo end up being an expensive error?
What you need to know about using your cellphone or smartphone on the road.
Traveling overseas often means relying on ATMs for quick cash. Unfortunately, some travelers have found that some machines will debit your account for cash that was never actually received. What's a traveler to do?
When the price of our reader's vacation takes a nosedive, he files a claim under his online travel agency's price guarantee. The company never processes his claim. Will he ever see a refund?
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When a traveler is charged twice for a hotel room, he also incurs a $35 overdraft fee. Should the hotel pay for the mistake?
A traveler arrives at a hotel only to find out that his reservation is missing. Later, he's charged for the phantom room. How can he get his money back?
A recent study shows that most travelers look for value when booking a trip. Here's a look at what the travel industry could do to make everyone's vacations just a little better.
A traveler is moved to another hotel in Spain, which triples the cost of his original reservation. Who should reimburse the extra fees: the hotel, travel agent, or reservations company?
Credit card acceptance continues to rise in almost every corner of the globe, but with many cards, that convenience can come at a cost. Here are five ways to be smarter about using your credit card overseas.
There are successful ways to complain, and then there are the things you should never say to a travel company. Here are 5 tips on what not to do.