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Welcome back a new hot wire survey reveals that working Americans we'll have an average of nine paid vacation days left over in 2012.
I'm -- so it is -- -- a day and here with some last minute tips and deals for this holiday season travel expert Chris Maginnis thank you very much -- gesture of thanks from me on so no getting around high prices during the holidays -- is there.
That's right well you know who bit the holidays are the most expensive time of year to -- so Expedia says that the average airfare now it's about 454.
That's expensive and as is typically around 300 dollars so.
-- you have to be things that get as much value as possible one really good ideas on Hoosier defense spending almost went on airfare dining out he need to put it you're you're charges on the right credit card also if you if you if you use a credit card like the chase -- preferred card.
Two points per dollar -- So you're -- these models that you can use when you have to -- all this money next year it's going to be just as expensive next year and a arsenal did what you called dead weeks as well right yeah now dead wings were in the middle of dead weeks right now -- if you have the flexibility to travel during the dead weeks.
This is when trouble -- is that it's very very low it's between Thanksgiving and Christmas and then right after Christmas.
So you're looking at air fares that are maybe.
30% of what you pay during peak holiday travel season so if you didn't if you want to spend it spend 600 dollars.
Postpone your trip to January and you'll spend maybe.
Two or three but if you are kind of the holidays and good tip one way ticket.
-- why don't have -- nonstop flights up Chrysler very very important a lot of people are tempted by.
-- -- I cheaper to our men are one stop flight which means two planes when you take few planes to get to your destination.
You're doubling your chances of getting caught and -- weather related delays so even though you may.
Spend a little bit more money think -- it as an insurance premium against.
Getting stuck in a place like Denver Chicago during a snowstorm -- and -- if you have a family that likes to party may issue had to -- several present as yes it's a good deal actually you know Las Vegas it during Christmas the week of Christmas is the slowest week of the year in Las Vegas.
Now that doesn't -- does not count that's when he gets very -- but just before that week of Christmas you're looking at resorts like.
Caesar's palace -- that -- the Venetian which are five star luxury resorts that typically go for 4500 dollars a night.
About a 10025.
Dollars a night during Christmas -- so Christmas is not your thing and you want to discuss how some fun in Vegas.
All family get a special event go to the -- at -- have a good anomaly Chris thank you so much we appreciate okay good tips and happy holidays Merry Christmas -- -- thing.
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