Spring break is just around the corner, and it’s not only for college kids anymore.
Just because your college days are a dwindling landscape in the rear-view mirror doesn’t mean you’re willing to pay tuition-sized bills on vacations. The best way to save is to do some research, then choose your destination based on the specials. Are flights to Orlando on sale? How much are hotels in Nashville? Then work backward to build your trip.
Here are a few resources to aid your search:
Airline tickets: It can be difficult to land a deal, especially when prices fluctuate based on fuel and other factors. User-friendly aggregator Bing.com (click the travel tab) will not only give you a price alert when your trip goes on sale, but also has a price predictor to help you guess if the price is likely to go up or down based on historical data.
When booking your flight, use SeatGuru.com. Plug in your flight number and the guide will give you a seat map of the plane, allowing you to avoid