Plan for Great Escapes

Dreaming of a second honeymooon or vacation house by the sea? Check out these expert financial planning tips plus real-life advice from coastal dreamers like you.

Top 10 Secrets for the Best Travel Deals

Uncover new and surprising budget-savvy shortcuts to booking flights and hotels.

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Save on hotels like this one with search engines.
Photographer: David Hillegas

Use a Search Engine

Sites such as dive right in, navigating sea, sky, and lodging travel choices. Plus, it offers free apps for your iPhone, Android or BlackBerry.

Check to track fares and hotels. If a price drops significantly, Yapta will e-mail or Tweet at you so you know to request a refund or credit. And is still a favorite for hotel discounts and car rental deals.

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