Tag Archives: Summer

Why you should book your summer vacation this winter — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Savings Experiment, Did You Know Did you know: Finding the perfect time to book your summer travel could land you big savings? Obviously, waiting until the last minute to book your plane ticket can get pretty expensive. But planning to buy too far in advance can also cost you. For the biggest savings on summer flights, try ...

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The best PSP game ever is coming to phones this summer

The running joke back in 2005 when the PSP came out went something like this: “you’ve bought the most powerful video game console ever created, and you’re playing a 2D Tetris rip-off?!” Yet Q Entertainment’s Lumines was the perfect fit for a platform that Sony envisaged as a 21st century Walkman, mixing hypnotic music with stylish widescreen visuals. It helped ...

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Apple’s new premium music service reportedly launching by this summer

According to Billboard, Apple’s upcoming streaming service – the next evolution of Beats Music – could see a “possible” launch sometime in the spring, but is “certain” to reach consumers by summer. 9to5Mac reported on the revamped Beats-based service last week, putting forward iOS 8.4 as the update that could potentially put the on-demand, premium service into the hands of millions of iPhone ...

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Staycations: Get More of Your Summer Fun Closer to Home

Filed under: Travel, How to Save Money, Airfare, Vacation Planning Getty Summer is peak season for most travel, and peak season means peak prices. To enjoy a wonderful summer vacation without the big expense of travel, follow these tips for an enjoyable staycation. Why Skip the Travel? Many of us tend to discount the attractions in our own back yards. ...

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Summer Vacationers, Beware: 5 Travel Scams That Won’t Die

Filed under: Travel, Ripoffs & Scams, Airfare, Vacation Planning, Saving Getty Images Scammers and swindlers are targeting summer vacationers. From unscrupulous taxi drivers to credit card thieves posing as hotel receptionists, here are a few things to carefully avoid while traveling this summer. The Bait and Switch When we recently asked readers about their experiences using third-party booking sites, many ...

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5 Easy Ways to Save Money at Theme Parks This Summer

Filed under: Travel, Vacation Planning, Saving Vetal/Shutterstock Single-day admissions to some of the country’s most popular theme parks hit $ 99 this summer. Tack on transportation, lodging and in-park purchases, and costs quickly add up. By the time the coasters have been conquered and your thrills have been chronicled on Facebook’s (FB) Instagram, you’re going to be out a lot ...

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