Hotel deals in Amelia Island, Palm Beach & more

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If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, check for discounts at hotels and resorts in Florida, including Orlando, Palm Beach and Amelia Island, which are offered by Groupon Getaways , Living Social Escapes and Travelzoo. Here are some of the latest Florida deals: Amelia Island, from $109 for Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, $169 value […]

Doral and Dolphin Mall hotels for shoppers

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Dolphin, International Mall & IKEA Hotels The Dolphin outlet mall is situated at the very western edge of Miami in an area known as Doral, and offers lots of interesting shopping choices, including a Bloomingdales outlet and Saks Off 5th.  Good eats are also available here. Check out Texas de Brazil, an amazing steak house, that […]

Miami business hotels that are affordable

Miami Business Hotels

Although Miami and Miami Beach are mostly known for sun, sand and fun, Miami is also a significant business hub, featuring a gleaming financial district and a vibrant downtown where banking and all sorts of commerce with Latin America and Europe take place. The city hosts an array of conventions and business events throughout the […]

7 South Beach Art Deco hotels that won’t break the bank

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When you visit Miami Beach and especially the South Beach area, chances are you’ll want to stay in one of the pretty pastel hued historically designated Art Deco hotels. While some of these have been transformed into super deluxe pricey designer properties, there are still many that give you a chance to enjoy the beautiful […]

5 cheap Miami Beach hostels

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Hostels and budget hotels are a great way to visit a new place without breaking the bank. Here’s our roundup of cheap Miami hostels and budget hotels, all in Miami Beach. Please note that often hostels charge per bed instead of per room. We have noted the ones that have private rooms available. Also, because […]

Finding the best rental car deal

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These days, car rental rates are changing faster than television networks launch reality series. Our travel strategist at Living on the Cheap has 10 tips to help you get the best rental car deal, whether you’re traveling to Miami or elsewhere, or even having your car repaired. (via Living on the Cheap)

Is that bargain cruise a deal?

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Cruises are an easy and cheap vacation for many of us in Florida. Since it’s easy to get to the port, we’re in a great opportunity to take advantage of all kinds of cruise deals. But, as cruise expert Lillian Africano tells us at Living on the Cheap, to make sure your cruise remains a […]