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Mark Kahler

Updated Articles and Resources

By Mark Kahler

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Budget Travel Tips for Flyers Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Budget travel often involves catching a flight. Take a look at some travel tips for flyers who don't want to waste money.
    • Lost Luggage and Budget Travel Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      When you experience lost luggage or damaged luggage, it pays to have a budget travel strategy to deal with the airlines and get proper service.
    • European Vacation - 8 Great Small Cities Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      A European vacation is enhanced by visiting small cities and towns. Here are suggestions for 8 great small cities that add value to budget travel.
    • London Eye Travel Review Created: Sunday, May 20, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      The London Eye is an attraction that costs requires time and money, especially in season. Take a look at a travel review of the London Eye.
    • Travel Deals for the Week of July 21 Created: Sunday, December 14, 2008 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Here are travel deals for the week. A variety of discount travel is offered for airfares, car rentals, hotels, cruises and much more.
    • Top Signs of a Possible Travel Scam Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Everyone wants to find a great travel deal, but watch out for red flags commonly found in a scam by keeping these warning signs in mind.
    • Before You Pack for a Budget Trip Created: Tuesday, March 06, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Here are suggestions for how to pack when planning a budget trip. Also included are baggage fees for 10 major airlines and 10 top low-cost carriers. The fees vary widely. So does the amount of weight each traveler believes is needed for a trip. Live among the happy budget travelers and pack lightly.
    • Before You Get an Air Miles Credit Card Created: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Before you buy the sales pitches for an air miles credit card, consider how much those miles and the so-called free trips will cost.
    • Chicago on a Budget Created: Sunday, April 18, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Is Chicago too expensive for you? Don't answer the question until you read some tips for saving money in one of the world's favorite cities.
    • How to Cruise on a Budget Created: Friday, September 30, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Once you book a cabin, do you know how to cruise on a budget? The cruise expenses on-board after leaving port can make a big difference in your budget travel experience. Take a look at some money-s...
    • Banff National Park - Money Saving Tips Created: Sunday, June 07, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada is a national treasure. Here are money saving tips for a visit to Banff National Park on a budget.
    • Travel Scam - Stay Alert for Travel Scams Created: Sunday, March 30, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      A travel scam can ruin your trip and cost lots of money that you won't get back. Stay alert for travel scams." itemprop="description">> Tuesday, May 24, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Redwood National Park in California is a national treasure. Here are money saving tips for a visit to Redwood National Park on a budget.
    • Online Tools for Tracking a Low Airfare - Kayak's Explore Created: Sunday, April 05, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Online tools for tracking a low airfare can save a lot of money. Kayak has introduced an Internet tool called Explore that could be helpful in budget travel.
    • Travel Complaints and Travel Refunds Created: Sunday, November 06, 2011 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Do you know how to make effective travel complaints? If not, you could be missing out on travel refunds or other compensation to which you are entitled. Find out how the right travel complaints can...
    • Better Bidding - Priceline Hotel Tips Created: Sunday, May 01, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Better bidding for Priceline hotel rooms starts with sound strategy. Here is step-by-step tips of how to achieve the lowest price on your next hotel stay.
    • Baltimore as a Budget Travel Hub Created: Sunday, June 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      Baltimore travel ranks among the most affordable major cities on the east coast of the U.S. Use it as a hub for budget travel.
    • Food and Travel - 8 Common Mistakes Created: Monday, March 17, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Make budget travel a priority at mealtime. Identify 8 common mistakes that occur when food and travel are combined.
    • Washington, DC on a Budget Created: Sunday, September 18, 2005 Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014
      Washington, DC is one of America’s top tourist destinations. Here’s some tips for seeing the nation’s capital without destroying your budget.
    • 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards Created: Friday, February 11, 2011 Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014
      Learn more about the finalists for the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards in the category Best U.S. Budget Airline.
    • Travel Accessories for Packing Created: Thursday, August 06, 2009 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      These travel accessories will help you avoid baggage fees. With airlines changing baggage policies and charging baggage fees, you need protection as a budget traveler.
    • Chip and PIN Credit Cards Created: Sunday, May 09, 2010 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      Chip-and-PIN credit card technology is sweeping much of the world. Designed to prevent credit card fraud due to skimming, these cards are readily used in the United States. Find out how budget trav...
    • Food and Your Travel Budget - Budget Travel Tips Created: Sunday, May 03, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      When you make your travel budget, will food be the factor that breaks it? Check out five money saving tips for dining on the road.
    • Park and Fly Hotel - Hotels as Alternatives to Airport Parking Created: Thursday, May 21, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Park and fly hotel deals allow travelers to bypass hefty airport parking fees and get a night's sleep before their flights. Park at a hotel instead of an airport to get better budget travel value.
    • Cheap Travel Step by Step Created: Sunday, September 12, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Here are dozens of step by step approaches to finding cheap travel. Make these money saving tips a part of your next budget travel planning session.
    • Airport Car Rental Costs Created: Sunday, October 04, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Airport car rentals can be costly. Try to save money with these helpful tips about how to find a cheaper off airport car rental.
    • Confessions of a Budget Traveler Created: Sunday, November 10, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Could the confessions of a budget traveler actually double as money-saving tips? Perhaps, if you see that value sometimes trumps low price.
    • World Travel on a Budget Created: Sunday, September 12, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Cheap travel can be achieved by following these step by step tips for world travel on a budget.
    • 8 Common Car Rental Mistakes Created: Sunday, January 05, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Car rental mistakes are common and costly. Be sure you know how to avoid these 8 pitfalls as you practice budget travel.
    • Airline Fees to Avoid Created: Sunday, April 24, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Airline fees can disrupt budget travel. Here is a top 10 list of airline fees to avoid. Buy cheap airline tickets, but watch out for baggage fees and other airline fees you can avoid.
    • Plan a cheap Graceland tour Created: Sunday, April 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Visit the site that Elvis Presley called home. Plan an inexpensive tour in Memphis of one of America's most interesting attractions.
    • Paris on a Budget Created: Thursday, March 11, 2004 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      Is Paris too expensive for you? Don't answer the question until you read some tips for saving money in one of the world's favorite cities.

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