Patricia Magaña

patricia.magana@smartertravel.com @PatiTravels

Always on the lookout for value-oriented travel, Senior Editor Patricia Magaña has trekked throughout the States, Latin America, and Europe. Follow her on Instagram @PatiTravels.

Since joining the editorial crew in 2005, Magaña has pounced on incredible deals to Amsterdam, Madrid, and San Pedro Sula—each for less than $300. Her favorite travel experiences involve discovering street art while meandering a city, chatting up locals, and day drinking.

Her stories have appeared on USA Today, Huffington Post, Yahoo!, TripAdvisor, AirfareWatchdog, and other publications.

Email Patricia at editor@smartertravel.com.

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10 Super Packable Dresses for Winter Travel

Patricia Magaña - November 30, 2020
The best winter dresses for travel should help keep you warm while being stylish and…
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Travel Clothes That Do Double Duty

Patricia Magaña - November 30, 2020
Once upon a time, suitcase size didn't matter much. Chronic overpacking was a cute quirk,…
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Do This to Get a Free Amazon Gift Card, Plus a Discount on New Gadgets

Patricia Magaña - November 3, 2020
We’ve all got them. Some of us have drawers full of them. From the old…
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7 Travel Luxuries Even Cheap People Should Splurge On

Patricia Magaña - November 3, 2020
Some may call it cheap. At Airfarewatchdog, we call it being smart with your money.…
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The 8 Most Comfortable Jeans for Every Traveler

Patricia Magaña - October 19, 2020
“Comfortable” and “jeans” don’t often land in the same sentence. No matter your preferred style,…
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7 Pro Tips to Keep Your Space Smelling Fresh

Patricia Magaña - April 22, 2020
In a not-too-distant past, our homes were a place to rest our weary heads and…
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Airlines Change Frequent-Flyer Policies Amid Coronavirus

Patricia Magaña - April 20, 2020
As airplanes across the globe are grounded due to government-imposed travel bans, many airlines are…
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The 7 Best Jigsaw Puzzles for Stuck-at-Home Travelers

Patricia Magaña - April 8, 2020
Stuck at home with nowhere to go? Travel the world in 500, nay, 24,000 pieces! Jigsaw…
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The Best New Sunglasses for Spring

Patricia Magaña - March 20, 2020
Sunglasses come in all shades, shapes, and sizes--each one as individual as you. Illuminate your…
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Extended: JetBlue Sale with Spring Flights from $77 Roundtrip

Patricia Magaña - March 10, 2020
Extended for another day, JetBlue's Tick-Tock Sale discounts domestic and international destinations for travel through…

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