Airfare Expert: The three cheapest days to fly

The cheapest days to fly are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays: This is a somewhat rigid rule, but while there is a little give, there are firm structural reasons why it works.

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Another major cruise line to offer free Internet

Oceania today announced it would provide complimentary Internet access to passengers staying in either a suite or a Concierge level room on any of its five vessels, starting in late 2015.

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10Best: Hidden places around the world

Some of the world’s most interesting places may not be found on maps, says Alastair Bonnett, author of Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies ($25, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).

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A sneak peek at the year’s hottest new cruise ship

Eager for a glimpse of what some are calling the decades’ hottest new cruise ship? USA TODAY is one of a handful of media outlets today getting early access to Royal Caribbean’s soon-to-debut Quantum of the Seas,

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Tweet Your Way to Serious (Luxury!) Travel Discounts

If you’re one of those social media-phobes who think Facebook and Twitter are a waste of time, you probably haven’t heard of Hotelied, a new website that offers travelers exclusive discounted rates at curated, luxury hotels based on your social media standings and travel loyalty points.

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Smaller Crowds, Cheaper Fares: the Five Best Fall Cruises

With crisp air, cool temperatures, and brilliant foliage on display, autumn is an ideal time to cruise. The stretch between summer and winter affords relatively crowd-free ports and fewer passengers on board (kids are back in school), translating to plenty of opportunities to commune with nature.

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10 Most Popular U.S. Beaches

Before the summer winds down, head to the beach to soak up the last warm rays of sun. When the weather turns, you’ll still remember the sand between your toes and the ocean breeze blowing in.

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8 Real-Life Locations That Inspired Disney Places (And One That Didn’t)

Ever watch a Disney movie and feel slightly disappointed that you’ll never be able to visit those wondrous, fantastical places? Good news: The castles, towns, geological formations, and even buildings in many Disney movies were inspired by real-life locations.

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