Hotels now add hidden, mandatory “resort fees” to the price of a stay.
These “resort fees” are mandatory surcharges.
Hotels charge them to cover the cost of certain amenities…
Resort fees can add up to 30% onto our total hotel bill.
It covers costs such as wifi to gym access – even the use of a notary or a shoe shine service.
Most guests do not use a fraction of these services.
Yet hotels took in almost $2 billion in resort fees last year.
On average, resort fees add an extra $25.00 a night to the bill.
The truth is these fees are just marketing tricks…
Here is how it works:
Continue reading Do we really have to pay those hidden hotel resort fees?
There is an art to catching a cab.
Do it the right way and you get a fast cab on the cheap.
Do it wrong, and you are probably going to get ripped off.
Here is my ultimate guide to catch a cab like a pro:
Continue reading 29 ways to hail a cab like the pros do in the United States
A day before 9/11/2001, the price for a gallon of gasoline in my neck of the woods was $1.16 a gallon.
Ah, the good ol’ days, right?
With gas prices zooming higher and higher, it’s more important than ever to drive smarter to lessen the pain of high gas prices. And since gas hardly ever goes on sale, we need to be crafty to keep its cost in line.
Here are my observations on how to save on gas prices:
Continue reading 29 fast & easy ways to save money on gasoline in America
My family travels. A lot.
These are the best travel tips I have discovered so far:
Continue reading 29 of the best travel tips to help you vacation like the pros