Alene Laney

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Should I Get Travel Insurance?

Alene Laney - December 22, 2021
As you're making travel plans for the upcoming year, you're probably wondering if you should…
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How Airfare Pricing Works

Alene Laney - October 1, 2021
Have you ever wondered why there are so many different prices for airfare?   Airlines work…
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8 Hacks for Scoring a Cheap Business Class Ticket

Alene Laney - September 8, 2021
Spacious seats, multi-course meals, priority boarding—what’s not to like about business class? The cost. Business…
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7 Airfare Myths Busted

Alene Laney - September 2, 2021
Want to know what’s true and what isn’t when it comes to airfare? Surprisingly, some…
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The 10 Best Last-Minute Hotel Deals Sites

Alene Laney - July 15, 2021
If you’re feeling the itch to travel, but haven’t made plans yet, you’re in luck.…
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5 Secrets from a Former Timeshare Salesperson

Alene Laney - June 3, 2021
Would you trade your time for a fantastic deal on a resort? That’s exactly what…
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13 Most Expensive Mistakes Travelers Make Abroad

Alene Laney - May 7, 2021
Vacations can be pretty expensive, especially when you’re traveling abroad in an unfamiliar place. There’s…
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What is travel hacking—and should you be doing it?

Alene Laney - April 30, 2021
Can you really get free travel?  It sounds like a scam, but many travelers manage…
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14 Secret Money-Saving Hacks for Google's Hotel Search

Alene Laney - April 9, 2021
Google Hotel Search has more functionality than any other booking engine out there. The robust…
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15 Free Stopover Destinations to Maximize Your Vacation

Alene Laney - March 23, 2021
Editor’s note: Most airlines have paused these stopover benefits during the pandemic. Check with the…