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Never Overpay When Traveling Internationally Again

Never Overpay When Traveling Internationally Again

Traveling internationally has always been a favorite hobby. It's a great way to learn about new cultures, try new foods (and wines), and get a taste of history. I've savored limoncello while overlooking the beautiful Amalfi Coast; I've toured the streets of Cuba on a scooter; and I've walked over thousands of years of history in Jerusalem's Old City. 

Unfortunately, the high cost of airline tickets and hotels has restricted me to about one trip annually. However, over the years, I've been able to figure out a couple of tricks that have saved me a significant amount of time and money when traveling abroad. I've outlined three of my top tips below.

What Rental Car Insurance Do You Really Need?

What Rental Car Insurance Do You Really Need?

I rented a car a couple of weeks ago and thought I had scored a great deal at $150 for three days. When I got to the counter and was asked whether I needed any insurance, I froze like a deer in headlights.

I knew my credit card had some insurance coverage, but I couldn't remember exactly what it covered. As a result, I ended up opting for two pieces of insurance that, in the end, were unnecessary and increased my bill to $225.

That got me thinking: What type of coverage do you really need when renting a car?