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7 Airbnb Problems and How to Solve Them

The vast majority of Airbnb rentals go smoothly, but do you know what to do when they don’t? What happens if your host cancels your booking two days before you arrive, or the spacious bedroom shown in a listing turns out to be the size of a closet? Airbnb problems like these don’t have to ruin your trip. Below we ...

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Russia Lodging: Hotels, Apartment Rentals and More

Traveling in Russia is filled with grand adventures, from the cosmopolitan cities of St. Petersburg and Moscow to the desolate landscapes of Siberia. While hotels are the most traditional places to stay when exploring a new country, there are many other options to consider here such as bed and breakfasts, apartment rentals and hostels — which often show you a ...

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Home Exchange: A How-To Guide

For many travelers, a home exchange — also known as a house swap — is an economical, comfortable and fascinating way to vacation far from home. You arrange to occupy someone’s home at your destination while he or she occupies yours. The possibilities for home exchanges are just about endless. There are several types of home exchanges. In a traditional ...

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The Best Way to Carry Money Overseas

Before you leave for your next trip abroad, take a moment to think dollars and cents — or should we say pounds and pesos? Get the most for your money when traveling internationally by doing a little homework first. The most important step is to know your options. In decades past traveler’s checks were the most popular way to carry ...

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