5 Easy Ways to Have a Great Vacation in Bad Weather

Posted On Friday, February 17th, 2017
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

My trip to the Bahamas last month was an adventure to say the least. It was originally scheduled for last November {thanks to an awesome deal on JetBlue}, but Hurricane Matthew came along and slammed the Bahamas hard. Once the island recovered I was happy to finally make my trip and stay at the Riu Palace Paradise Island. But just as I was prepping for my getaway, the forecast predicted windy weather and cooler than average temps.
However, I still managed to have an awesome trip. Whether it’s wind, rain or choppy waters, here’s how to have a good trip, even with bad weather.

Here’s When You Should Book Flights in 2017

Posted On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

  travel-on-a-dime-looking-fly-on-a-dime-negril-jamaica-1024x1024 Remember how I saved more than $400 on a flight to the Bahamas by changing my departure date by one day? Well, that trip ended up being cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew, but I just rebooked my flight and I saved even more.
And that’s all because I’m traveling after the holiday, which equals tons of savings.

How I Broke a Travel “Rule” and Saved Over $400 on a Flight

Posted On Monday, September 12th, 2016
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

How I Broke a Travel “Rule” and Saved Over $400 on a Flight
I’m going to the Bahamas!!! Ok, sorry for the exclamation points. But I’m super excited. It’s a belated birthday trip, blogiversary celebration and girlfriends getaway all in one.

Initially I delayed booking the flight because I refused to pay $500 for one way. Yikes! But being flexible by one day, I was able to save almost $500. And all because I broke a travel “rule.”