We all feel the need to get away now and again. Whether its a family beach vacation, a luxury cruise or explore a far flung corner of the earth, there are always great ways to save money and make your dollar stretch further.
- Late Deals. If you are willing to take a gamble on your destination then waiting til the last minute can really pay off. Check out websites such as lastminute.com or call your local travel agent who will be more than
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happy to offer you heavily discounted flights and hotels depending on the season and location.
- Early Bird Deals. On the flip side, if your someone who likes to plan a little while in advance you can lock in some cheap flights particularly with long haul destinations.
- Book Direct. Another great way to save cash is to book with the hotel direct. Hop online and book your flights then search for hotels and contact them directly. As about deals for multiple nights or free upgrades (dependent on the season and destination). By booking direct you may have to manage your own booking but you will save on travel agent agent fees.
- Shop around for your travel insurance. Before you sign up with your travel agents insurance as part of a package take a look on the internet. You can get great, reputable travel insurance for a reasonable price. Just make sure you check the fine print!
Taking the time to get the best deal you can in the beginning can mean a few extra dollars which you can spend on an enjoyable holiday! But remember, good deals are not just limited to travelling and holidays. There are also websites like www.wildbluedeals.com and others that give amazing deals to make you have the best value for your money.