Expert Travel Tips

Check out travel tips from experts, and get advice on topics like packing, travel safety, traveling alone, saving money, and more. Via helps you outsmart the challenges of travel in the U.S. and abroad so you can travel better and experience more.

How Much Should You Tip Around the World?

Know when to tip—and how much—no matter where you are in the world.

8 Tips for a Less Expensive Ski Weekend

Even a short weekend can add up. These tips will help you save.

20 New Year's Resolutions for Travelers

These travel-oriented New Year's resolutions for 2019 are all about doing more, not less.

How to Have the Family Plan the Family Vacation

When everyone pitches in on trip planning, everyone enjoys the trip.

7 Reasons Why Cruises Are Great for Solo Travel

A cruise isn't just for couples and big groups—it's also a great way to travel alone.

12 Tips to Make Weekend Travel Count

Get the most from your weekend getaway with a little extra planning.

6 Ways to Experience #Vanlife Without Breaking the Bank

Hit the road via RV and learn how to embrace van life without having to sell your home or spend all of your savings.

Top Tips for Outside Lands

Follow these key music festival tips to ensure the best time at Outside Lands in San Francisco this summer.

How to Travel Best in a Big City

AAA is here to help make traveling easier. Consult a map and use public transportation the next time you visit a big city.

How to Fly With Pets

When traveling with a pet by plane, taking extra precautions will ensure your furry friend arrives at your destination safely.

6 Smart Tips for Driving Safely in the Dark

Getting behind the wheel before dawn or after sunset requires extra caution. Here are six tips to help you stay safe.

How to Beat the Crowds When Traveling

AAA Travel suggests five strategies for avoiding crowds when traveling.