Home > Financial Resource Center Home > Travel Travel Center Travel Scams Avoid falling for these scams while traveling in the U.S. and abroad. Build in a Safety Net to Your Next Trip Learn how to protect your travel investment. Make Travel a Priority in Your Budget Plot and plan, then go! Save Money While Traveling Best Time to Book Flights on the Cheap Find out how to get the best price on domestic and international airline tickets. Avoid Dynamic Currency Conversions When Traveling Get the inside track on currency conversions to save money while traveling abroad. Consider Off-Peak Travel for Big Benefits Uncover the often-overlooked perks of traveling during the off-peak and shoulder seasons. Be a Savvy Traveler How to Get an Empty Seat Next to You on a Flight More than fate or luck goes into securing an empty seat next to you on an airplane. There are ways you can increase your chances of getting this luxury—often for free! How to Get a Passport for a Child If you’re planning to travel outside the country and are taking children, then just like you, they’ll need a passport. Get ready to plan ahead, because there are a few extra steps in the process. Travel for Single-Parent Families Flying solo as a parent doesn’t mean you can’t fly to exotic, eye-opening locations. And these days, parts of the travel industry are becoming more single-parent family friendly.