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Tom Gambardella

Tom Gambardella

While originally from the New York area, Tom has found himself in travel spots all over the world. Whether he's living it up in the big city or taking in the sights of a countryside, you can probably find him near the food.
Best Party Cities

The Top 12 Cities to Party Hardy This New Year’s Eve

You may not know what Auld Lang Syne means or give a Dick Clark about watching the ball drop, but these are the perfect places to toast the past 12 months.

Photo of a spooky tree bathed in moonlight on Halloween.

10 Scary-Cheap Halloween Destinations

These cities do Halloween right. Learn what they’re all about, and find cheap deals for getting there by bus, train or plane.

Bikes on a path in autumn.

15 Super-Cheap Indigenous People’s Day Destinations

From Miami to Seattle to Ithaca, New York, here are the places that should be on your hit list for the long holiday weekend.


15 Dirt-Cheap Labor Day Destinations

Looking for a Labor Day Weekend getaway? Find deals on Labor Day bus and train tickets to popular destinations, like New York, San Diego and Chicago.

Photo of a girl and her dog before they board the Amtrak train.

How to Travel on Amtrak Trains With Pets

Traveling on a train with your cat or dog can be stressful. In this guide, we review Amtrak’s pet policy, including their guidelines for service animals.


14 Excellent Escapes for Thanksgiving Weekend

Don’t spend your post-Thanksgiving weekend at home with the leftovers. Skip the soggy stuffing and plan the perfect getaway instead.

Photo of the MLK Jr. Memorial in Washington DC.

Road Trip: How to Visit 8 Iconic Cities in the Life of Martin Luther King Jr.

This itinerary hits major MLK–themed destinations in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, from his monument in D.C. to the Lorraine Motel in Memphis.

Photo inside a train that's filled with amenities like leather seats and extra legroom.

Wi-Fi, Legroom & More: Deck Out Your Travel With Amenities

From movies to free water and power outlets, we show you how to filter your search results by what extra comforts are available on any given trip.

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News & Alerts

11 Reasons We’re Thankful for Our Users This Thanksgiving

We’re thankful for our customers, and try to give back to them by continuing to simplify the travel-booking process. Here’s what they have to say about our efforts.

Panoramic photo from the stands in Emirates Stadium.

How to Visit Every Premier League Stadium in England for Under £250

From London to Manchester to Liverpool, see where famous football squads like Arsenal, Man City and Everton play their matches in one cheap tour.

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