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See How Much More You’ll Spend On Gas This Year Based On Your Vehicle

Current gas prices nationwide are the highest they’ve been since 2014, meaning you might want to re-calculate your gas budget. This tool tells you how much you’ll spend on gas over the next year based on your car’s model and how many miles you think you’ll be driving. It also can tell you how much […]

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The Best Reykjavík and Iceland Travel Tips From Our Readers

The key to Reykjavík is the rest of Iceland, according to the generous readers who gave their travel advice for this week’s Hack Your City. “You’re not going to Reykjavik to see Reykjavik. You’re going to Reykjavik to see Iceland,” says jjdebenedictis. “Reykjavík proper can really be done in a day or two,” says …Read […]

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Tell Us Your Reykjavík Travel Tips

Do we all have that one friend who won’t stop talking about Reykjavík? “Ooh, I miss Reykjavík. Reykjavík changed my life. Maybe I’ll move to Reykjavík. Did you know I got stuck in Reykjavík for two months due to volcanic activity?” We get it, friend, you’re very sophisticated and Icelandic and swaddled in furs. Now…Read […]

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To Travel Cheaply, Watch Currency Exchange Rates

Saving on travel is all about flexibility, says the anonymous editor-in-chief of the luxury travel site Andrew Harper. He told Lifehacker about a few reliable ways to watch for discounts on luxury travel, one of which will make you feel like a complete master of the universe, which you already know because we spoiled…Read more… […]

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The Best Ways to Ask for Compensation When Something Goes Wrong On Your Flight

While most flights go off without a hitch, annoying things do happen. Delays, diversions, busted tray tables, malfunctioning entertainment consoles, and spotty wifi can turn a run-of-the-mill flight into an unpleasant experience. When bad stuff happens, consider asking for compensation like this.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Tell Us Your Yellowstone Park Travel Tips

This week on the increasingly inaccurately named Hack Your City, we’re collecting your tips for Yellowstone National Park. This place is nuts! Most of the world’s geysers are in Yellowstone. So are features like mountains, waterfalls, canyons, and hot springs (like the Grand Prismatic Spring, shown above not…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Best Shanghai Travel Tips From Our Readers

Of all the destinations we’ve covered so far on Hack Your City, Shanghai might have the most surprises for Western visitors, as many readers described in Monday’s comment thread. This ancient city, now a technological and financial hub and popular travel destination, is full of unexpected juxtapositions.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Streamline Group Vacation Planning With Kayak’s New ‘Trip Huddle’ Feature

Planning trips with friends can be a tremendous and painful undertaking. Depending on your group, you’ll either end up with a bunch of people who just want you to figure everything out on your own (so they can complain about it when you do), or a group of highly-opinionated friends who all have their own […]

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Airport Time Is a Welcome State of Limbo

For many, the airport is a place filled with frustration and anxiety. But for others, the airport is a peaceful place where you don’t exist—no one does—and I love it. You’re allowed to do absolutely nothing, and sometimes, that’s exactly what the soul of a weary traveler needs.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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