Summer Travel Deals
March 29th, 2010
The summer is the busiest travel season, so it’s no surprise that the summer is when travel prices go up. Airlines and hotels know millions of people will be traveling, so why not raise rates? It makes sense from a business perspective, you have to admit. But what you don’t have to admit is defeat – you don’t have to spend a fortune on summer travel.
We published a series of tips over the past week to help you get a better deal on your summer trip, and we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss any of the valuable information – so we’re collecting all the articles here in a table of contents of sorts.
Keep in mind that if you’re planning a trip to a popular destination the tricks to save money on airfare will be even more important. If you’re going off the beaten path you might not need to work as hard to find a great deal. Either way, we hope you have a good summer break!
When the summer is the only time you can get away during the year, you might think you’re stuck with paying an arm and a leg for airfare. Not so! Yes, you’ll likely pay more for airfare in the summer than you would to the same place in the winter, but there are a few things you can do to avoid paying full price for a ticket.
>> More about finding cheap airfare for summer travel
Some places are more popular during the summer than others, and if you can’t avoid going to places like that when they’re at their most expensive, there are still ways to avoid paying full price for your trip. In addition to following the tips in the article listed above, there are a few more things in this article that are important when you’re visiting a particularly popular destination.
>> More about finding travel deals to popular summer destinations
If your main objective when planning a summer trip is to keep your costs low and you’re less concerned about where you go, then these tips are going to be especially useful to you. There’s information here about where to find cheap summer travel destinations, and also a couple ways to save money on travel – from package trips to last-minute deals.
>> More about finding cheap trips this summer
Travel Deals for Specific Months
If it’s a trip in a certain summer month you have in mind, look no further than these articles.
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