Fly first class on a middle class budget
5 tips from travel expert Lee Abbamonte
- Duration 3:28
- Date Sep 17, 2012
5 tips from travel expert Lee Abbamonte
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They're now it's time for your first class traveler -- got some tips on how you can fly first class and middle class budget.
Here to help -- -- youngest person to visit every country.
No kidding travel expert Lee have a -- so good to see you again late since you always great to have you want to write your first up search airline sites.
Yeah if you search airline sites individually you'll find special affairs that they released only on their side.
He can't find on some in the -- search engines -- really well additionally to find out which airlines -- which places.
You can actually -- the airport and then Wikipedia will usually be the first thing that comes out.
For that airport and then you can just look in and -- which airlines flight which airports is Lotta times haven't heard of the -- Airlines will help in the -- get some better fares that with a smaller carriers that's great information and also if you search like a big site.
Like travelocity or something and then you find slight goatee sing individually gonna like delta dot com sometimes it's like five dollars cheaper I have five dollars and and sometimes you don't even know because they're running a specialist you can actually save a lot of money right right now you say number to try flexible -- -- -- what do you mean by the us if let's.
-- -- search is great because you can look like they want to leave march 15 for instance you could say -- -- look three days before it really is that there.
You can actually go up to I think it's nine months in advance to see like when the best time to get the -- So if you are flexible like you're going to be easier Graham and Florida and -- -- if you come this week or on a Saturday or Wednesday.
Then you can do like that -- what a luxury to be having -- -- -- to do that at.
I avoid flying on the weekends.
You know most people fly Friday.
Afternoons Monday morning it's real popular with vacationers and especially business people and that's what it which is the cost of the -- so unless you're gonna leave randomly on the middle of -- Saturday.
It's best of flat market Tuesday Wednesday Thursday obviously if possible by you know not everybody have flexibility but if -- can.
Try to go even if you.
I'm at 8 AM flight on Monday if you waited -- about 10 o'clock the fair drops a lot to sit and take a half day off work on Monday.
-- you leave at 6 AM may -- -- ten and it's better than leaving it and okay now the common mistake we all assume that all the travel sites have the same prices you're saying now.
All travel sites are not created equal and down just because you look at something like Expedia travelocity.
Does -- mean that got to be the same prices if you look on Orbitz sites that -- kayak or one of those fat -- so you know just look around.
Comparison for price shop and then of course as you said look at the individual airline's web site.
And then just Google and then keep alerted like other sites out there that we'll send you alerts to when there's it -- To Charleston, South Carolina South Carolina are always willing to get there absolutely and I'll tell you when it's cheaper OK in the finally I love this sell used corporate and just -- -- rates and ask your friends what their corporate codes are to get discounts absolutely I have a ton of codes and basically because I mean I live in New York have a lot of friends that work in different big Japanese.
And you get the discount codes and you can just look.
Be your hotel rooms using mouse I mean there's also sites on the Internet market tight which ones you can Google them in the line the airline that's -- But never have -- I've been asked to you showing ID card for the company or whatever.
I'm telling you can save like literally hundreds of dollars -- did you -- -- -- -- tougher for five days.
You can save it 200 dollars today I -- keep coming back tomorrow we're gonna get a list of those codes that we shared with that's.
Thanks so much of which I thought I great to see this morning.