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How To Minimize Cost Of Travel


The following sites are a few of the websites that can help reduce travel costs:

  • Purchasing a ticket: 
  • Find out the best time to buy plane tickets: offsite link.  Click "more". Then click "Travel"
  • Consider buying a package instead of just a ticket. Packages are frequently major money savers. For example, check Hotwire offsite link or LastMinute. offsite link
  • Find out if there is a price drop in a ticket you already purchased and whether the amount is large enough to qualify you for a refund. For example, offsite link
  • If you reserve through a money-back hotel room site, you will automatically be rebooked to the lower rate if the price drops. For example,: offsite link


  • If you are using frequent flier mileage, and are a few thousand miles short of a free seat, contact your airline-branded credit card to find out if you can buy points to fill in the gap or trade miles with a friend. 
  • If you bid for travel on a site such as Priceline offsite link, you will not know the airline or hotel until your offer is accepted.  Before offering a price for a hotel, you can find tips about bidding strategies at offsite link
  • If you travel out of the country, avoid using a credit card that imposes foreign transactions fees. 

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