Oftentimes you get a better rate and more flexible terms (such as for refunds and changes) when you book travel directly with the airline (or hotel) rather than going through a popular online travel agent such as Expedia, Travelocity or Orbitz.However, in cases where you … [Read more...] about Get a cash refund from online travel agents
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Coupons can be found almost anywhere. Before booking any trip, look online and in newspapers and magazines for coupons and promotional codes. Check your email - especially if you subscribe to any travel companies or websites that send out deal specials - and your snail mail, too. … [Read more...] about Coupons are a budget traveler’s best friend – you can find them all over the place
Travel, auto, shopping, and many other discounts are often available to students, seniors, AAA members, military, government employees, corporate partners, union members and veterans. If you fit in to any of those categories - and most people do, particularly if you work for a … [Read more...] about Ask for travel & other discounts–you probably already qualify for some!
The first place to check when booking travel is a price comparison site like Kayak.com. Next, check individual airline/hotel/car sites to save on booking commissions and apply a coupon if you have one. Once you get to the best price you can find, if you are flexible on time … [Read more...] about Before you lock in your travel, try Priceline and Hotwire to try for an even better price
Spend a bit of time online or with a guidebook to find out what free activities you can do at your destination - many spots offer free museums, outdoor festivals, concerts, tours and more. Being prepared and having a plan before you arrive can mean less time looking for something … [Read more...] about Do some research before your trip and find plenty of free things to do