10 tips for finding the best travel deals
Savvy travelers know that successful vacation-planning should involve things like comparison shopping online and traveling in the off-season. So we asked travel experts to share with us some of the lesser-known ways to score the best travel deals. Here are 10 ideas to get the best deal on your next vacation or travel adventure...
...3. Use specialized websites
Check out lesser known travel information sites that might have better deals or more information. Hotel consultant Melanie Nayer recommends checking out RoomKey.com, a site created by chains like Hilton, Hyatt and Wyndham that offers discounted rooms; GetaRoom.com and HotelTonight.com are other hotel booking sites worth looking at. Dunlap says travelers should do their homework about hotels and destinations on TripAdvisor.com. RoadScholar.org is another resource ideal for boomers. The group offers educational travel programs and “voluntourism” trips....