Winter vacations are an attractive option for many travelers thanks to lower airfare, fewer crowds and better hotel availability, but depending on the destination, prices can still be quite high, especially for those eager to book ski getaways or the like. Here are a few ways to snag super-cheap winter holidays.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
If you have never taken a free walking tour, you will be pleasantly surprised by the professionalism of the guides and experience. Oftentimes free walking tours are led by locals who grew up in the area or students who want to practice their English, and, as a result, they are even more engaging and informative than a standard pre-paid tour.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
While some friends will be off studying abroad for a semester or two or others may take jobs around the country and travel for work, there are a few easy ways to stay in touch. Keep up with friends and family, no matter how busy the schedule, with this cheat sheet.