If you’re reading this, I’m guessing you’re ready for a vacation, but you don’t want to pay a travel agent, you’re not sure where to start, and / or you’re a DIY kind of person who’s willing to put in some elbow grease for more control over costs and trip structures. Travel planning can actually be one of the more fulfilling parts of taking a vacation, as the anticipation often builds excitement ahead of your getaway. Here are some excellent resources for travel deals, activity guides, finding places to stay, and how to put it all together.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on July 28th, 2017 and has been updated to include more tools, apps, and a featured video.

Determine budget / time constraints

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