Jetstar announces Spring Sale deals

THIS is the sale everyone is talk about. Jetstar has just launched its Spring Sale, offering dirt-cheap prices on flights to a range of Australian cities and top international destinations - but there’s a catch.The deal includes flights to Australia cities starting from $35 — around the price of a pub lunch.There are also bargain-basement prices on flights...

Travel guide to Colorado casinos in Black Hawk and Central City

The craps table at The Isle of Capri casino is crowded with gamblers. (Denver Post file) Want to have a Vegas-like vacation without leaving the state of Colorado? Your best bet (no getting around that pun) is to head about an hour west...

Best Cheap Flights in September 2018: Fall Vacation Ideas

INTERNATIONAL On the international side, a 47% discount on airfare is a pretty compelling reason to visit Mexico, wouldn’t you say? You’ve likely heard of Cabo San Lucas; its lesser-known sister city, San Jose del Cabo, is just a half-hour away by car and has an entirely independent vibe. This is the artistic and...

Escape: Enjoy an outdoors adventure without leaving the UK

WHO says you have to trek far afield for thrills and spills? Certainly not new travel firm Vespucci Adventures, whose self-guided expeditions are all UK-based. Crafted by local experts and spanning walks, bike rides and water-based jaunts, they last one to two days and divide into three categories. Intended to be spur-of-the-moment trips, Vespucci’s Impulse Adventures are all within...

Teaching V.S. Naipaul in the Caribbean

Like everyone else in the world, people on the twin-island Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago learned on Aug. 11 that Trinidad-born Sir Vidia Naipaul – better known as V.S. Naipaul – had died. While newspapers in the U.S. and Britain ran tributes to this titan of English-language literature, reactions in the Caribbean have...

5 travel savings ‘hacks’ that may end up costing you

Get the Better newsletter.SUBSCRIBETwo years ago, my boyfriend and I bought plane tickets for our first big trip together. We were going to Berlin for six days — his first time in Europe, my first in Germany. And thanks to booking with a budget airline, it was only costing us $350 a person. We were so excited.That is,...

More Than 16 Million People to Fly Over Labor Day Weekend

In May, we predicted (accurately) that air travel would be absolutely nuts this summer, with 246.1 million passengers flying on U.S. airlines between June 1 and August 31, according to trade group Airlines for America (A4A), which represents the U.S.'s largest carriers. As the summer comes to a close, the...

The Best Last Minute Labor Day Travel Deals This Week

Uproxx/iStockphoto Labor Day weekend is a few short days away. That’s a few short days to make that final decision on whether you’re staying home and chilling all weekend or hitting that open road for one last summer hurrah. You all can probably guess we’re throwing our vote behind the latter. You have a chance to book some last...