Travel Tip: Scott’s Cheap Flights

In the spirit of having attended an informative travel hacking event hosted by Ashlee and Richard on Saturday, I wanted to talk more about one of my favorite travel resources that I’ve mentioned in passing before but not really delved into. It’s something I’ve shared with a lot of people individually–cheap flights and trips abroad are frequent conversations had among my friends and coworkers–but it definitely deserves its own post!

Cape Cod Snapshots

Cape Cod

Spending five days on Cape Cod turned out to be the most welcome vacation! We were there with a couple of friends, as one of their parents graciously hosted us. Three of us flew up to Providence last Tuesday after work, rented a car, and drove to the house and were in just after midnight. The Cape isn’t the most ideal place to get to depending on where you’re coming from and the time of day (or the day itself–Fridays and weekends can be tough), but luckily getting in at night means no traffic. Also, highly recommend flying into Providence if you’re renting a car. It’s about equidistant from Boston, which is where people generally assume they need to start the drive.

Weekend in Newport, RI

Weekend in Newport, RI

This may sound funny coming from someone who grew up in a fairly landlocked place–despite living in Dallas, we weirdly never spent time at any Texas beach–but I now totally get it why people say they are happier and more content by the water. It’s hard to describe, but most of you probably understand what I mean. Anyway, all that being said, it should come as no surprise that our quick trip to Newport came at the right time and was a mental break I really needed!