Archive | international travel

The Cheapest Round-Trip Fares to Europe From Every State

Planning the ultimate European vacation? If you want to save some money, you should take into account where you’re leaving from and what your first destination is. Some state’s airports can fly you over for a few hundred dollars, while others will require $1,000 or more.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Find and Pump Gas for Your Car In Different Countries Around the World 

Everything is a little different when you’re driving in a foreign country, from laws and etiquette to where and how you pump your fuel. This handy guide gives you the lowdown on getting gas in 30 different countries throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, the Middle East, and North America.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Best Sydney Travel Tips From Our Readers

This week Hack Your City went down—and also under—to Sydney, Australia. We asked for tips on visiting Sydney, and what sets it apart from other popular Australian cities. “Melbourne is more like San Francisco, while Sydney is more like L.A.,” says reader Outtacontext. Here’s some of the best advice we got about the…Read more… Continue […]

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Share Checked Luggage With Your Travel Companion in Case a Bag Gets Lost

I travel a good bit, so I’ve started to reach a point where not too many travel “hacks” surprise me. However, this week a friend of mine made a suggestion I was surprised I hadn’t thought of before: splitting your checked items across two suitcases with a friend.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Not Declaring Food to Customs and Border Protection Could Cost You Big Time

When you travel internationally, there’s a whole song and dance of answering questions and declaring items you have to go through before re-entering the U.S. When Customs asks you if you have any food to declare, declare every food item you have—just in case.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Here Are the Countries U.S. Citizens Can Visit Without a Visa 

If you’re a U.S. citizen with a valid passport, you’re able to freely travel to more places in the world than most other countries’ citizens, and it’s probably a lot more than you realize. All you need are some vacation days and a plane ticket.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Sure a Budget or Foreign Airline Is Safe

Budget airlines are a decent option for cheap travel, but they’re also known to be uncomfortable, they nickel and dime you for every little thing, and now, people are questioning the overall safety of these low-cost flights. These four tips will help you pick a budget or foreign airline that meets all the right safety…Read […]

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The Best Travel Destinations, According to TripAdvisor Users

When you’re planning an epic vacation, you want to be sure you’re headed somewhere incredible in more ways than one. You want fascinating culture and history, eye-popping beauty, and of course, incredible food. You want a location that millions of travelers can recommend.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This Bus Route Gets You to Five Major Cities in the UK for Less Than $90

It’s easy to shrug off bus travel when you can fly, take trains, or rent cars, but bus travel almost always has one distinct advantage: it’s dirt cheap. If you’re traveling to the UK anytime soon, check out their bus routes. You can see a sizable portion of the country for less than $90 (not […]

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What to Do When You Get Pulled Over In Another Country

Getting pulled over in America is already nerve-wracking, but when it happens somewhere far from home it can be even scarier. Laws are different, customs vary, and you may have to pay a fine on the spot. Here’s what you need to know before you get behind the wheel outside of the U.S.Read more… Continue […]

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The Cheapest Places to Stay in Japan

I keep telling people that traveling to Japan is way more affordable than they think, especially if you book the right accommodations. We’re talking as little as $20 to $50 a night if you know where to look! These obviously aren’t five-star resorts, but they’re worth it for the money you’ll save.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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If You’re Visiting Japan, ‘Konbinis’ Are Your New Favorite Thing

Traveler, let me give you my most useful tip for visiting Japan: the “konbini” is life. It’s a one-stop shop for literally anything a wide-eyed tourist such as yourself may need while you explore the brightly lit corridors of Tokyo, or get swallowed by the serene silence of temples and shrines in Kyoto.Read more… Continue […]

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How to Prevent Getting Hookworms on Your Next Beach Vacation

Is there anything better than digging your toes into the warm sand on some beautiful, exotic beach? Well there is if that beach is riddled with hookworms that hope to burrow into your feet and make their way to your small intestine. If you do a lot of traveling to warm, humid locales, here’s how […]

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Do You Need Special Car Rental Insurance When Driving Abroad?

With so many types of driving coverage, either from your personal car insurance or your credit cards, it’s hard to tell what insurance covers what when you drive a rental car. It gets even more complicated when you want to rent a car abroad. Here’s what you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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