How To Save Money Before (And During) Your Vacation

How To Save Money Before (And During) Your Vacation

Whether it's a spring break or a honeymoon (or maybe you've just been inspired by the Oscar winners), you may be in the midst of planning your next vacation. The best way to save is to plan early to get the best deal, so we've rounded up some great tips to know you before you go (and to help you when you get there).

Check out these five essential tips and start daydreaming.

Affordable Airfare.

Frequent fliers know to check travel and coupon sites as well as email alerts in order to get the cheapest price. Even if you find that the price has dropped after you've purchased, however, some companies will refund you the price difference.

Room And Board.

Whether you make reservations on a last-minute deal site or a daily flash sale site like Groupon orJetsetter, don't forget to read the fine print before you click "Buy." If you're staying for awhile, consider renting an apartment through a reputable service like airbnb or enlist the kindness of faraway friends and do a house swap.

Read on for three more money-saving travel tips.

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