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10 Tips for Saving on Rental Cars in Spain | RatesToTravel

Driving through Madrid. Photo: Ruben V For the first few years I lived in Spain, I didn’t have a car. There’s really no need to get behind the wheel if you’re living in a city or visiting another city on vacation. But sometimes you get the urge for a road trip, and the Spanish rail and […]

Should You Still Buy a Guidebook for Europe? Yes.

Should You Still Buy a Guidebook for Europe? Yes. | RatesToTravel

Guidebooks might not be cool, but they’re very practical. Photo: mrdamian I’ll be the first to point out this irony: I started EuroCheapo, a budget travel website, back in 2001, and yet I still love traveling around Europe with a guidebook. Furthermore, I’m conveying this information to you — on a website. Ironies aside, I […]

14 Best Gay-Friendly Hotels in Puerto Vallarta's Old Town

14 Best Gay-Friendly Hotels in Puerto Vallarta’s Old Town | RatesToTravel

Known for its picturesque beaches, buzzing nightlife and luxury beachfront hotels, Puerto Vallarta is an LGBTQ holiday paradise. Gay travellers flock to this idyllic Mexico destination for its accepting atmosphere, particularly in the Zona Romantica (Old Town), which has gay-friendly beaches, bars and restaurants. Quirky boutiques sit on winding cobblestone streets, while the iconic Malecon […]

13 Best Santorini Hotels with Infinity Pools

13 Best Santorini Hotels with Infinity Pools | RatesToTravel

Santorini is best-known for its picturesque villages and dramatic ocean views, dotted with whitewashed Cycladic houses, multicoloured beaches and one of the most photographed sunset spots in the world. Along with black pebble beaches and snorkelling spots, this alluring island also offers a variety of cultural attractions, such as quaint wineries, historic landmarks and charming […]

Hostal La Macarena

The Top Budget Hotels in Madrid, Spain | RatesToTravel

A room with a view at Hostal La Macarena. Madrid is an energetic city with beautiful neighborhoods. You’ll find world-class museums alongside tapas bars and a thriving nightlife scene. And although it is one of the top cities in the world, Madrid can still be explored on a cheapo budget. Case in point: The abundance of high-quality […]