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|Creating Your Own Travel Discounts
Create your own travel discounts
Hotel and rental car owners don't just offer you discounts at
random, you have to ask for it work for it, and sometimes, these
discounts aren't even worth it, well unless you're looking to
traveling during off peak season where there is at most a 50%
discount. But let's face it, we travel during peak season
because this is the season when we actually have time to travel.
So aside from waiting for your favorite hotel's tirade of
discounts during off peak season, when you can't really travel
and then end up not traveling at all, why not take the
initiative and find your own ways to cheap travel, make your own
- Check detour flights other than the straight one you're bound
to get when you inquire. You can get cheaper overall prices if
you choose to book two flights instead of one. Some people have
been able to save as much as $2000 by doing this.
- It is always better to buy food at the grocery and cook it
yourself rather than eating everyday at a restaurant. You won't
want to spend all of your pocket money on food. Restaurants tend
to have cheap and sometimes unhealthy food, ensure your own
health as well as your pockets health by cooking your own, that
is, after all, the reason why there's a stove in your hotel room.
- Travel to places which boast of
natural beauty but have lower
costs of living, prices here tend to be lower. Take the
Philippines or Malaysia for example, both have great views and
tourist spots but come without the hassle of overpricing,
English speaking natives are also a plus for these countries.
- If you're planning to stay for more than a week, call the
hotel that you'd want to stay in and ask for week long stay
discounts, these can range for percentages off your room price
or even a "free day."
- Package deals usually save a lot, airfare and lodgings
combined into one are usually cheaper compared to paying for
them separately. Some travel agencies even provide trio packages
which include airfare, hotel and car rental, you can save a lot
if you have the industriousness to canvass.
- Find web-only discounts or coupons which some hotels and
airline owners provide especially for those willing to reserve
online. You can save as much as 50% on your travel costs by
going this way.
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