Elina Geller

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Ask a Travel Nerd: How to Stay Up to Date on Foreign Travel Restrictions

According to the International Air Transport Association, 73% of people who have traveled since June 2020 have found it difficult to understand what COVID-related travel rules applied for their trips.…

6 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Travel

Of Americans who plan to put 2021 holiday travel expenses on a credit card, the average they plan to charge is $1,471, a September 2021 NerdWallet survey found. That’s a...

5 Hostel Safety Tips for Shared Travel Accommodations

Booking a private room in accommodations that include shared community spaces can be a great way not only to save money while traveling, but also meet like-minded travelers. Alternatively, to…

Why Travel Insurance Is a Great Holiday Gift to Yourself

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic complicated our vacation plans, traveling during the holiday season was stressful enough. There were often flight delays, cancellations and bad weather. Now, travelers also need…

Traveling Abroad During COVID? Be Flexible to Change Plans

When Maryland-based, NerdWallet editor Erin Hurd rescheduled a 2020 family trip to visit the Christmas markets in Europe to December 2021, she thought the trip would go according to plan.…

How you can travel without a credit card

Do you need a credit card to travel? Not exactly. Though it’s true that built-in card benefits, like purchase protection and the ability to dispute a charge, make using a...

How to Find Out if a Destination Is Safe for Travel

If you’re planning a trip and want to know if the destination is safe to visit, there are so many resources at your disposal to help you decide. As someone…

How to Avoid Getting Sick on a Plane

Travel has been picking up lately as countries and states have been reopening for tourism. If you’re thinking of traveling internationally, the Center...

8 Safety Tips for Solo Female Travel

A common question asked by women who want to travel is if solo female travel is safe. Some women wonder which destinations are safe and which aren’t....

5 Tired Travel Myths — Put to Bed

With so many travel myths out there, it can be confusing to figure out what’s actually true or not. Whether you’re traveling for the first time or hav...

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