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Get the Best Airplane Seat

We’ve all been there — the small child kicking the back of your seat, the lack of legroom, the war over the armrest. While there’s no fail-safe way to guarantee that aisle seat in the exit row near the front of the plane with no one sitting next to you, we have some tactics that

Three Top All-Inclusives for Over-50 Travelers

Travelers over the age of 50 can’t be easily pigeonholed: Not only do they differ in age from one another but they also differ in interests, energy levels and lifestyles. And like a badge of honor, they pride themselves on deciding where, when and how they want to travel. Boomers have helped redefine the landscape

10 flight attendant secrets I wish I’d known before my last flight

Budget Travel has spoken to some chatty flight attendants–on condition of anonymity–to deliver the 411 on how to enjoy the comfiest, safest, and most delicious flight, not to mention getting extra help when you really need it. (Hint: The call button is not your friend.) CALL BUTTONS: THE MOST EFFICIENT WAY TO SAY “HATE ME”

Grab a Cheap Flight

Nowadays, you don’t have to guess where the cheapest flight from your home would be. You can look up a whole list of flights (from cheapest to increasingly more expensive) using a site like Momondo or Google Flights. With those sites you can type in “(the closest airport to you)” for your departure city and

Think Outside the Box

Forget Mexico — go to Guatemala. Skip Paris — head to Budapest. Forget Italy — see Greece (it’s really cheap!). Ditch Brazil and take on Bolivia instead — the list goes on and on. Travel counter to the prevailing trend. Zig when everyone zags. If people are going in the summer, you go in the