Traveling this holiday season? Well, you’re definitely not the only one. The holiday season is the busiest and most hectic time of the year to travel. It can all be a little stressful with delays, long lines and busy crowds. We’ve got you covered with our holiday travel hacks to make getting to where you’re going a cinch. (more…)
Book early and save more
The information below is data collected by StudentUniverse in 2014 that shows the average booking price trend between June and December in 2013. It’s obvious that from July through mid-October, is the best time to buy flights departing in December from the US to India. Once November hits, the prices start to increase due to decreasing availability. Therefore, booking early helps customers save more on flights. (more…)
You’ve booked a trip and scored a great deal (thanks to Student Universe of course), but then the hard part happens…packing.
It’s a never-ending battle (especially for every girl who is traveling throughout several seasons) and the packing doesn’t stop with the overstuffed suitcase. The carry on bag and purse are just as, if not more, important as the suitcase. I frequently get asked questions about packing, and the question I get asked the most is What’s in your carry on/travel bag? (more…)
So you’ve decided to backpack through a foreign country by yourself. Congrats – you’re in for the adventure of a lifetime. (more…)
There are a few essential items you need while you’re traveling. More and more smartphones are becoming one of the most useful tools you can have with you. There are a ton of different apps for travelers, but here are the top 5 free apps all travelers should have: (more…)
You’ve bought your airplane tickets and have your passport ready to go. There isn’t much else you have to do besides packing your bags! While airlines have severely restricted the amount of luggage that you can take with you, here are some tips on packing clothes that will help you to maximize the space that you have, whether you’re going on a weekend getaway or a semester abroad.
The Dubai-based Emirates airline has recently announced new routes to and from the cities of Dallas and Houston in Texas, which are launching over the next few months. That’s great news, because the airline’s A380 plane is seriously awesome. Here are the top 7 reasons why you need to fly on the Emirates A380:
This post was originally published on Jekkle.
Limiting your spending while traveling abroad can be difficult when there is so much to see, do, and eat around the world, particularly when you’re on a student budget. Here are five ways you can save money through budget traveling so you don’t need to skimp on experiences. (more…)