Travel Archives – Clark Howard

Senior citizens checking into a hotel room



30+ Hotels That Offer Senior Discounts

Travel

March 19, 2020


Dallas Cox

One great way to reduce travel expenses is by taking advantage of available discounts. For senior citizens, that means you…

Hotel Deals



5 Steps to Getting a Good Deal on a Hotel Room

Travel

March 12, 2020


John Kress

It’s never been easier to find and book a hotel room. But with so many options out there, finding the…

Ask Clark: Should I Cancel My Travel Plans Right Now?



Ask Clark: Should I Cancel My Travel Plans Right Now?

Travel

March 12, 2020


Craig Johnson

With so much going on in the world right now, you might be wondering if you should cancel your travel…

Coronavirus & Your Finances: What to Know and Do



Coronavirus & Your Finances: What to Know and Do

Money & Credit

March 10, 2020


Clark.com Staff

As the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. continues to grow each day, you may be wondering what practical…

Charlotte is one of The 10 Cheapest Places for a Spring Getaway



New Report: The 10 Cheapest U.S. Cities for a Spring Getaway

Travel

February 28, 2020


Craig Johnson

Spring is in the air, if you’re a price-conscious traveler, thanks to a new report that rounds up the cheapest…

Woman booking Airbnb



How Does Airbnb Work for Guests? 5 Things to Know Before You Book

Travel

February 27, 2020


John Kress

You’re probably aware that Airbnb offers alternatives to hotel rooms in private accommodations, but if you’ve never booked with them…

Woman getting passport photo taken



Where to Get a Cheap Passport Photo

Travel

February 21, 2020


John Kress

If you’re applying for or renewing a U.S. passport, part of the process is submitting a photo of yourself that…

How a repositioning cruise can save you money



How to Get Great Cruise Deals With Repositioning Cruises

Travel

February 20, 2020


Craig Johnson

Do you want to save big on your next cruise and spend an extended period of time on the high…

Easy Disney World Planning: The Tips You Need to Organize Your Trip Into the Parks



Easy Disney World Planning: The Tips You Need to Organize Your Trip Into the Parks

Travel

February 13, 2020


Beth Marcinko

Planning your Disney World vacation is a big task, but working out an itinerary ahead of time can make your…

CLEAR, airport line shortcut service, line at TSA security checkpoint at Reagan National Airport



CLEAR Identity Verification: 6 Things to Know Before You Sign Up

Travel

January 21, 2020


John Kress

If you’ve been in a major U.S. airport lately, someone has probably tried to get you to sign up for…

disney with kids



The Right Way to Visit Disney World With Kids of All Ages

Travel

January 14, 2020


Beth Marcinko

Are you going to Disney with kids? Getting everyone ready to go on a big trip can be tough, but…

Couple on vacation



Resolve to Travel in 2020: 11 Keys to Making It Happen

Travel

January 13, 2020


Clara Bosonetto

It’s the start of a new decade and a time when we make personal promises and goals to start fresh.…

how to find discount walt disney world park tickets



Where to Find Discount Disney Tickets

Travel

December 23, 2019


Beth Marcinko

If you’re headed to Disney, you need to hold on to all the money you can. Discount Disney tickets are…

Cheap international flight in the sky



The Best Airlines for Cheap International Flights in Each State

Travel

December 20, 2019


Craig Johnson

Flying abroad can often seem intimidating when you consider some of the prices, but cheap international flights can be found!…

How to save on travel



How to Plan a Trip: Clark’s Best Travel Tips to Save Money

Travel

December 17, 2019


Clark.com Staff

Most of us have to book travel at some point or another, whether it’s for work, to visit family and…

Here Are the 5 Best Hotel Rewards Programs for 2020



Here Are the 5 Best Hotel Rewards Programs for 2020

Travel

December 9, 2019


Craig Johnson

When you think of the best hotel rewards programs, perhaps tranquil spas, hot tubs and upgraded meals come to mind.…

Delta Airlines



How to Make the Best Use of Your Delta SkyMiles

Travel

December 6, 2019


John Kress

Do you have Delta SkyMiles that you want to use, but are not sure how to get the best value…

Best Cruise Lines for the Best Price



New Report: The 8 Best Cruise Lines for the Money

Travel

November 20, 2019


Craig Johnson

Sailing the high seas is a popular getaway for millions of Americans, but the key to having a good time…

Hershey, Pennsylvania



Think Disney Is Too Expensive? Try These Awesome Alternatives…

Travel

November 15, 2019


Clara Bosonetto

With the average cost of a Disney vacation for a family of four topping out at over $5,000, many people…

mickey minnie mouse



Top 10 Ways to Get Disney Magic Without Paying for a Park Ticket

Travel

November 8, 2019


Beth Marcinko

Do you want some Disney magic during your vacation but don’t want to spend money on park tickets every day?…

Car rental counter



Best Rental Car Companies at the Airport

Travel

October 31, 2019


Theo Thimou

The next time you need an airport car rental, you’ll probably be faced with several choices at the rental center.…

where to stay at disney



How to Choose the Best Disney World Resort Hotel

Travel

October 29, 2019


Beth Marcinko

Are you planning a trip to Walt Disney World and don’t know where to stay? Team Clark is here to…

Southwest Airlines plane in air



3 Big Changes Are Coming to Southwest Airlines

Travel

October 24, 2019


Clark.com Staff

Southwest Airlines has announced some changes that affect their Rapid Rewards loyalty program, Companion Passes, plus A-List and A-List Preferred…

Online Car Rental Search



6 Steps to Getting the Best Car Rental Deal

Travel

October 23, 2019


John Kress

At some point or another, most of us will need to rent a car. But how do you know you’re…

Person taking video of Airbnb



The First Thing You Need to Do When You Check In to an Airbnb

Travel

October 22, 2019


John Kress

When you arrive at your Airbnb or other vacation rental after a long day of travel, you might be tempted…

Outdoor adventure travel



How To Book Outdoor Adventure Travel

Travel

October 17, 2019


Clara Bosonetto

How do you spell adventure? For some, it might be scaling Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro. For others, it could be riding…

Southwest Ends Senior Fares Discount



Southwest to End Its Senior Fares Discount

Travel

October 11, 2019


Craig Johnson

Southwest Airlines says it will end its Senior Fares discount in the midst of the holiday travel season. People age…

Disney park bag



24 Things You Should Pack in Your Disney Park Bag

Travel

October 11, 2019


Beth Marcinko

Saving money at Disney can seem impossible, but packing a Disney park bag can make your day easier — and…

Disney trip packing



How to Save Money When You Pack for Disney

Travel

October 11, 2019


Beth Marcinko

If you’re planning a trip to Disney, it’s important to pack everything you need to make it a magical vacation.…

Car rental counter



AutoSlash Review: How to Save on a Rental Car

Travel

October 2, 2019


John Kress

If you’re looking to get a good deal on a rental car, there are a lot of options. Popular travel…

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