Archive | April, 2015

The New Way to Exchange Money While on Travel

24 April 2015

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Money Exchange

I recently stumbled upon the site WeSwap which uses a social/crowdsource methodology to help you exchange your currency while on travel and avoid the exorbitant exchange rate fees. Let’s say you want to change your Euros to Dollars before ehading back home from Italy. There will likely be someone who has dollars that is looking for […]

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How to Get a Quote for Travel Insurance

22 April 2015

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I recently used the site SquareMouth to get a quote for a single trip insurance quote. Squaremouth is similar to other insurance portals for auto, life, and health insurance that go out and compare 19 insurance providers available plans to get you the best match – only they focus on travel insurance. The single trip […]

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How to Save $2000 on Travel

14 April 2015

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I recently added up the money I saved on my upcoming trip to Panama and Peru using rewards points. You can read the whole story on the Frugal Travel Guy blog where I have the honor of a guest post. I saved money on accommodations using the Chase Marriott Rewards card. I already had quite a few points […]

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A Fool and His Money – How to Keep Your Cash Safe When Traveling

7 April 2015

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Money Safety Tips when Traveling

When you are on travel it is convenient to always have some local currency (as well as dollars) available, since many places may not take a credit card, or will charge a fee for using one. Cash is useful for hailing a taxi, grabbing some street food or a nice cup of coffee at a […]

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Why Would You Travel Solo

2 April 2015

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“Why would you go there alone?” How many times have I heard that from family and friends? The real answer is because it is better than not going at all, but that being said, there are some advantages of going solo. In fact, solo travel appears to be one of the fastest growing segments of […]

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