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How to get travel discounts and save while traveling

February 3, 2017

Membership Discount Club

Did you know that you don't have to pay full price  for airline  tickets  every time  you travel?  In fact the airlines  are more  than happy  to provide cheap flights  and discount air fares to their  customers. The only catch is finding these deals, which once you know where to look and who to talk to is easier then you may think.  It will  take some time  and patience  at first but as learn how  to do it saving money  on all your airline  reservations will become  second nature. Your travel budget will also thank you because you'll have more  money  in your pocket  as you travel  to your final destination.

Here are 5 things  you can do to get Travel Discounts:

1. Call the airlines  ticketing number. Most  people  don't know  this but  the airlines  run discount  air fares nearly everyday. Unfortunately they don't advertise these to the general  public  but most  of the time all it takes is a call to an airlines  ticketing service agent and asking what specials they currently have running. The best time  to do this is in the very early morning hours  to take advantage  of the daily ticketing system updates  that  happen  around midnight.

2. Know the best times of the week and day to travel.  During peak travel  times the airlines can charge higher  prices because the demand  is there. Try to be flexible  with  your travel  times and fly during the slow times of the week and day, when the airlines  are more  willing to discount tickets  to put people  in their  cabins.

3. Plan ahead. You can find good discounts  on cheap flights  if you make your reservations between 4 months to 2 weeks in advance. Obviously  the closer you purchase  your tickets  to your travel  date the higher  the cost. You can also apply this thinking to your travel  destination as well.  Many destination vacation  spots reduce  their  prices to attract tourists during their  off-season.

4. Package deals can offer  great savings. Vacation packages that offer  cheap flights  or discount  air fares along with  saving on accommodations are another way to find vacation savings. One of the best places to find this type of deal is with  all inclusive  cruise packages.

5. Shop around for the best deals. You do have to exercise  some patience when  looking for cheap air fares. Don't  whip  out  your  credit card at the first  good  deal you find.  Shop around at the different travel and airline ticketing sites to see if you can save even more  money. You do have to be careful  though because  ticket  prices can change  from  day to day. Once you better understand how  the ticketing system works  you will  find that  you'll intuitively know  when you are getting a good deal.

CONCLUSION

If you are tired of paying  full price  to travel  by air then consider these 5 ways to get cheap  flights  and discount air fares as a good starting point. Once you learn the ins and outs  of finding those bargain prices on airplane tickets  you'll soon be traveling in style with extra  cash in your pocket. Also Consider staying  with friends  or family  when  you go on vacation. This ends up saving you a lot  on lodging and food, maybe  even totally eliminating these expenses.  As an added  benefit, a local host often provides better advice  about what  to do and what  to see during your visit.  Make  sure to bring your own snacks and water  bottles. Packing your  own  water and snacks prevents you from  having  to spend six dollars  on a water bottle at a theme park. Snacks make great  pick-me-ups while  on the road in between meals and you won't end up using time  or money  on drive  through fast food  restaurants or convenience stores.



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