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Avoid These Red Flags While Booking an Airbnb

Last week, a couple spent nearly $11,800 on a two-week stay at an Airbnb in Ibiza, Spain—only to discover the listing was a fraud. Upon check-in, they learned that the property didn’t even exist and found themselves scrambling to find a hotel last-minute while struggling to communicate with Airbnb.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Avoid These Red Flags While Booking an Airbnb

Last week, a couple spent nearly $11,800 on a two-week stay at an Airbnb in Ibiza, Spain—only to discover the listing was a fraud. Upon check-in, they learned that the property didn’t even exist and found themselves scrambling to find a hotel last-minute while struggling to communicate with Airbnb.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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If You Booked Travel With Thomas Cook, Here’s How to Get a Refund

On Monday, UK-based tour company Thomas Cook abruptly collapsed, impacting 150,000 travelers’ plans and laying off “tens of thousands” of employees. At airports like the one in Menorca, Spain, hundreds of travelers have been left stranded at their gates.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Avoid Tourist Traps While Traveling

Over on a recent post, we asked readers to tell us the worst tourist traps to avoid while traveling—and we learned several important things. For one, don’t visit the “overrated” Space Needle. Second, don’t go to Georgetown Cupcakes because there are better dessert options elsewhere in D.C. And lastly, don’t visit the… Read more…

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How to Avoid Tourist Traps While Traveling

Over on a recent post, we asked readers to tell us the worst tourist traps to avoid while traveling—and we learned several important things. For one, don’t visit the “overrated” Space Needle. Second, don’t go to Georgetown Cupcakes because there are better dessert options elsewhere in D.C. And lastly, don’t visit the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Go to the Gym Every Day on Vacation

Sometimes you need a vacation from your vacation. Travel can be stressful, some types of it especially so. Family vacations have drama built in, for example, no matter how nice your family is. So here’s your getaway tip: go to the gym every morning. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Conquer Your Email After a Vacation

Welcome back to work. While you catch up on all the emails you didn’t handle while you were gone, new emails will start coming in. Depending on your job, this emails might be your actual job responsibility or a distraction that you’re annoyingly obligated to deal with anyway. Here’s how to avoid that “Lucy in […]

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How to Feel Like You’re on Vacation When You’re Not

If you’re reading this, you’re probably not on vacation—at least I hope you don’t read Lifehacker posts while hiking or sunbathing. Hey, we can’t all take off for every holiday and four-day weekend. When everyone else is creating Insta stories on the beach, how do you inject a little bit of vacation into your regular…Read […]

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How to Get a Break From Your Kids While On Vacation

As meteorologist Paul Goodloe mused to us about family travel: “If you include the kids, it’s no longer a vacation—we just call that a trip.” Don’t get us wrong: Traversing the world with your children can be a formative experience in which lifelong memories are made. It can also be rather suffocating (flashback to…Read more… […]

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