How to Plan a Family Weekend Getaway

Real Simple asked experts, including travel-industry insiders and seasoned parents, for tips on executing the perfect summer weekend getaway, so you can take your show on the road more successfully.

6 Tips for Taking Your Dream Honeymoon on a Budget 

Because a memorable trip doesn't have to be costly.

Why You Should Buy Your Plane Tickets in August

Starting next month, airline fares are expected to drop to a four-year low.

Your Sanity-Saving Pre-Flight Checklist

Eleven things to do before you board to have a great trip.

5 Keys to a Peaceful Family Vacation

No trip is smooth sailing all the time. There are jellyfish stings. Bad weather. Bad moods. But with a few adjustments—some logistical, some attitudinal—you can at least set course in the right direction.

4 Travel Myths, Busted

With the average summer vacation running $1,246 a head (according to 2014 research from American Express), getting away isn’t cheap. Real Simple investigated classic money-saving travel advice to uncover the tips that truly make a difference.

How to Actually Find Affordable Airfare

Predicting the ideal moment to buy a plane ticket has long been the holy grail of travel planning. Do you hold out for a price drop, or pull the trigger in case the fare rises? Three companies are claiming to hold the elusive answer, and Travel + Leisure put them to the test.

Smart Tips to Take the Stress Out of Holiday Travel

Let these travel hacks save you time and anxiety this holiday season.

Pre-Vacation Checklist

Make sure your home looks lived in and uninviting to burglars while you’re off jet-setting.