Travel deals: Tips to save when you want to get away
Save big while on vacation
- Duration 3:27
- Date Sep 10, 2012
Save big while on vacation
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And now as promised it is time for your first class travel -- senior editor -- torn A -- is here with some simple tips.
Analysts say -- big when traveling and I gotta tell you I have a problem with this site all -- act wait too much but he can save on baggage fees.
Oh absolutely no one wants to pay upwards of 25 dollars -- -- attacked them and packing light getting in in the carry out.
The simplest thing you can do I think that word just not used to getting it on a little bag but that's the easy thing to do you also.
If you're a family heir apparent traveling with your kids utilize your kids' -- people send our kids with -- little -- roller bags that they can poll.
But kids are -- that you know same size bags as -- -- out so you can utilized those facts as well if you need to pack extra.
And avoid and that's a Smart set that's very Smart chip OK and weigh your bags at home he -- -- People don't realize the on the 25 dollars for checked bags and other huge -- -- people get hit with our overweight bags so the -- late wait limited usually around fifty pounds when -- -- -- -- could be paying upwards of a hundred dollars a bag for overweight bags so.
Just keep -- 150 pound weight women make sure you weigh your bags before you leave home and if you give me something bulky by -- have to destination don't -- absolutely I have three small kids and so between diapers and formula and all those things especially families traveling over the holidays -- need to take.
You know back in the extra bag in the south but those are simple things that you can buy one -- investigation.
OK speaking -- traveling and taking your family the holidays hard to believe they are just around the corner wind is too early to start looking holiday travel.
It's really not too early start looking -- just a couple months out from Thanksgiving weekend and that's the big weekend when prices really -- up.
Because this is a compact travel weekends what everyone -- travel the same flights the same days he really need to start looking ahead.
And the closer we get Thanksgiving that's when you -- the airlines are adding on those surcharges.
For those peak holiday travel day OK and then also the tying the day e-book your flight.
Will make a difference it can make a big difference.
Those first early morning flights of the day whether it's five and -- Sam it's worth setting her alarm clock that has.
Those flights typically aren't useful and you know the day before Thanksgiving you see the delays just compound throughout the day so this gives you -- much better chance of getting to your destination on time he should be -- -- getting up early for Fox & Friends First leg right right OK settle a few tips on -- booking their vacation packages.
Ever want -- about vacation packages are you really a better DL the truth is they actually are.
This is when you -- -- air -- -- hotel leaving your car rental together and by those with one total price at the post -- -- on those components separately.
What you see is that these suppliers -- hotels airlines the rental car companies when they have access and distressed inventory.
They were deeply discount this and pass along the savings to consumers because you -- a consumer.
Only see the total price so they maintain their pricing integrity you don't see just -- keep forgetting that this however some of those places -- offers that also Groupon -- there's that Groupon style deals out there orbit has long called insider -- for hotels and this is the same concept this really win win situation.
Both for the hotels and the consumers and getting this great last minute -- so it sounds like overall for all of these steps to plan ahead and that will help you save in the long term absolutely planning ahead knowing what you're going into legend had to the airport really -- you say okay all right thank you so much we appreciate your -- and -- before we know it will be time to head home for the holidays thank you.