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Don’t miss out! Use Our Favorite TimeZoneCalculator to Score Deals around the World

As an avid but price savvy shopper, I subscribe to a handful of discount online retailers. They feature my favorite luxury goods for rock bottom prices but with a catch; the goods are released at a specific time and once the site sells out of the product, the sale is over. Unfortunately, it is not…

Sizzling Hot: The Top 5 Memorial Day BBQ Hotels

Cooking makes for a great Memorial Day evening, but preparations can be stressful, especially while traveling. So we found five hotels that take the stress out of planning with convenient spaces for home-style outdoor grilling. With the guesswork taken out of dinner locations, you’ll have time for the most important question: Burgers or dogs? Fairfield…

Expert Advice: How Senior Travel Planner Mike Eshleman Gets Around

Hipmunk cares about travel by any method and means so we quizzed Senior SamTrans Planner Mike Eshleman on how this guru gets from point A to B. If you want to get around without the run-around, read on!     What brought you to Hipmunk? I met Adam at the annual holiday party and we…

My Fellow Patriots: Book Cheap Flights for July 4th by May 18!

BOOK JULY 4TH AIRFARE IN MID-MAY TO AVOID PRICE HIKES Hipmunk Reveals Early Booking Savings and Top Deal Destinations Nearly 240 years ago, on July 4th, the United States solidified its independence as a nation; today, millions of Americans take the holiday as an opportunity to gain some independence from their employers. According to the…

Hipmunk Bikes To Work For the Win!

Typically known for its cheap flights and hotels, Hipmunk received accolades of a different kind on the steps of San Francisco's City Hall today. Because of its generous bike stipend, ample indoor parking, at-the-ready bike pumps and tools and enthusiastic gang of two-wheeled commuters, Hipmunk was tapped as the winner of the medium sized business…

The 4 Best US Hotels for Eco-Friendly Travel

By: Fiona Moriarty Eco-friendly travel is becoming more consumer-friendly with each passing vacation. And thanks to a host of hotels built with sustainability in mind, finding low-impact rooms is easier than ever. We found four hotels leading the charge on environmentally conscious accommodations, great for veteran conservationists and newbies alike. El Monte Sagrado Living Resort…

3 Ways your Travel Habits Reveal your Political Affiliation…Including the #Selfie

By Fiona Moriarty Creating a truly bipartisan suitcase seems like an impossible task. Sure, we all love to read a good book on vacation, but whose biography do we pack: Ronald Reagan or John F. Kennedy? Republicans and democrats usually disagree on who should be president but we weren’t expecting how different they are when…

Then and Now: The In-Flight Meal

Airplane food doesn't typically get a 5 star quality rating. In fact, most airlines are eschewing the practice of passenger feeding to save and make money. An $8.50 box of snacks is a quick and easy value add that forgetful flyers rely on to make it through their long haul. This hasn't always been the…

Summer Travel Planning: Go To Slovenia. Done.

When flight searches to Slovenia increased by 306% in 2015, we decided to investigate. Nestled between Italy, Croatia, Hungary, and Austria, Slovenia is a crossroads of European cultures and offers the opportunity to explore all four of them from the comforts of a single hotel. You can experience the tastes and traditions of four countries at…

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