We’re adding news about Green Ride’s new hourly service between Longmont and Denver International Airport to our page about airport transportation and parking. But as a heads-up, here’s what’s new: starting tomorrow, Wednesday, August 16 Green Ride begins service for the introductory fare of $20 plus $12 for each additional passenger on the same booking. Parking is FREE and limitless, and Green Ride Longmont also offers residential pick-up service from zip codes 80501, 80503 and 80504. Click here for the schedule. Service is from/to the new Longmont HUB, 206 S. Main St. For more information, call 303-997-0238.
Summertime and that means travel time. Mile High On The Cheap is all about saving readers money and that includes travel. I’m a bit of a suitcase addict – you should see my basement — and every year go to the Travel Goods Showcase to see what’s new.
It’s all about FUNCTION, SAFETY, SIZE, and WEIGHT – and avoiding pesky checked bag fees or overweight luggage fees. And nothing here costs a fortune, all are less than $150 and some even cheaper. You can find it all online or at local retailers. And its okay to get cheaper vs. fancy luggage, as long as you realize that you may have to replace it after a few trips. Here are 7 tips that can help you save money when buying new luggage (and making sure it and its contents stay safe). [Read more…] about 7 Money-Saving Tips When Buying Luggage
Not that anyone would want to escape Colorado in the summer (hey, why do you think the entire world comes here?), but if you do have out-of-state vacation plans, might we suggest you check out some of our sister On The Cheap websites? Those headed to our nation’s capital will find all sorts of deals and saving suggestions at DC On The Cheap. Perhaps a visit with Mickey and Minnie (and hundreds of princesses) is on the horizon? Then, look no further than Orlando On The Cheap for tons of ways to holiday without spending a fortune. Live (and save) like a local with Miami On The Cheap if Florida’s beaches and South Beach nightlife are calling. Or, maybe you are headed to the Big Apple. It can’t help you get tickets to Hamilton, but NYC On The Cheap is filled with tons of tips for negotiating New York City on a budget and “don’t miss” activities, all told from an insider’s perspective. Some other popular (and helpful) sites are Chicago On The Cheap, Greater Seattle On The Cheap, Charlotte On The Cheap and Boston Living On The Cheap. Even if you aren’t headed to one of these destinations, feel free to recommend them to friends who either live there or are planning to visit. Cheapskates don’t let cheapskates overspend.
RTD‘s A-Line to Denver International Airport provides travelers with another option getting to and from DIA. Think not only money, but also time. Calculate how many of you will be traveling. And remember that you won’t just be going to the airport but returning from it. Unless you choose to drive, you can mix and match. Here are the current ground transportation and parking options (please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org if you find any changes is services or rates): [Read more…] about Denver Airport Transportation & Parking Options
Even tony Aspen can be an affordable getaway. Camp or use your favorite site to book economical accommodations. Bar food, picnicking and happy hour bring down the cost of restaurant meals. The city’s newest restaurant is the A$pen Dollar Bar (no website yet), which offers $6 nightly dinner specials and other entrées only $9-$12. Food served till midnight. 301 E Hopkins, 970-429-4218. ♦ Save gas and spare yourself the parking hassles by using RFTA buses, which are FREE throughout Aspen, to Snowmass and Maroon Lake, one of the nation’s most beautiful, most photographed scenes and a key gateway to the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. Book at least two nights of lodging and get a FREE 3-day WE-cycle bike share pass for any number of 30-minute uses. Click here or call 888-649-5982 and ask about the Free Bike Rental Package. ♦ Admission to the Aspen Art Museum is FREE and will still be free after the new museum opens next month. Closed Mondays. E. Hyman and S. Spring, 970-925-8050. [Read more…] about Aspen IS Affordable in Summer
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