Last Day of April | Travel Roundup

It’s hard to believe that April is almost over.  That means summer is getting closer, and planning for your summer vacation is even closer!!  Are you dreaming of where to go for vacation yet?

There were a lot of great travel posts this week that you shouldn’t miss.  Here are some posts that I think are must-reads because they are interesting, helpful, and money-saving. 

Family Reward Travel: A Case Study @ Ask Mr. Credit Card – This credit card expert examines a case study and gives some suggestions for getting credit card travel rewards.

The Latest in Travel Hacking @ Chris Guillebeau – Speaking of travel rewards, this post gives a guide for accumulating more points.  It’s a great starting guide if you’re looking for some extra points for upcoming travel.

The Mysterious Popularity of Ginger Ale @ Upgrade: Travel Better – This post caught my eye because I always request the same drink on every flight: cranapple juice.  There are claims that ginger helps calm upset stomachs.  I’ve never tried it on a flight, but I’ve eaten ginger to ward off seasickness!

Saving Tips for a World Trip @ Nomadic Matt – He offers advice for saving money toward your next round the world trip.

Summer Vacation Budget & Spending Tips @ One Money Design – Here are some great tips to avoid the vacation-spending hangover.

Tips for Long Haul/Overseas Flights With Baby @ Travels with Baby Tips –  Check out this post if you’re looking for tips on flying overseas with babies.  And if you haven’t already read my post on Surviving Long Flights With Young Kids, you will find that helpful, too.

For those of you who read our post on 0% foreign currency exchange fee credit cards, it was reported that the Schwab card is no longer accepting new applications. 

Happy travel reading!

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