How many of us sit and sit. Oh and sit looking for deals, steals, and other discounts. We as a society have become accustom to finding things we need for a much affordable price that will fit our budget. However, is that how we travel? Yes, there are great places like groupon, frontier, spirit, or expedia that will show amazing deals, but are you missing other discounts that could save you more.
Here are just a few ideas to get you saving:
We all I hope decide to purchase travel protection. According to the U.S Census Bureau 70.2% of Americans have credit cards. When was the last time your credit cards worked for you? Before purchasing a vacation look at the benefits of your credit cards. Does it cover travel protection? If so, you just saved $39-$100 automatically based on the price of your vacation. All you have to do is book your entire vacation using the card. For example: most Chase credit cards will cover luggage delays, trip interruption or cancellation, medical expenses, and more.
Nowadays there are all sorts of reward programs. Hotels, airlines, and Amtrak just to name a few. However have you ever researched deeper? Has the light bulb went off at 2am trying to find that last minute deal only to keep getting popup after popup on who has it cheaper. Then you find it cheaper only to realize you still have to pay for the checked luggage, your preferred seating, and carry-on. Why wait for that start saving in advance. Southwest not only has a Rapid Rewards credit card, they have Dining. Which allows you to dine out at certain restaurants and receive points. Sign Up Today https://bit.ly/2BRGtva
Yes, there is a discount for that! Majority of Americans 50 and over qualify for AARP. However, there is a low yearly cost associated with the membership. While you might not be intrigued to pay for a membership one can still receive discounts on travel. Marriott and Hyatt hotels offer a discount for persons 62 and older. Choice Hotels 60 and older. The list of possibilities keeps going.
Now that you have some idea of how to save money start practicing. Stay tuned for more discount savvy ways to save.