Whether you are traveling on business or pleasure you will
always want to find the cheapest travel deal available.
Looking for cheap airline tickets or bus tickets can be
easier than you think.
Your first question is which mode of transportation are you
looking to travel by. After you have decided that then you
are ready to start researching different travel deals. If
you decided you are traveling by plane there are a lot of
competitors to compare deals with. Some airline tickets can
be rather expensive so don’t take the first deal that you
Do your homework and use your resources to find ways to save
money on your travel. There are many web sites that will
show you the rates of several different airlines. After you
have compared all the rates and you’re still not happy with
the cheapest available tickets there still may be another
option. Some travel web sites will offer you an option to
name your own price. The trick to this is not to suggest a
price that is 50% lower then the suggested price. This will
definitely decrease your chances at getting a cheaper
ticket. You never want to go less then 40% off. An example
would be that if a suggested ticket price for a roundtrip
were $400.00 you wouldn’t want to suggest a price for
anything under $260.00. The total after taxes and fees would
be around $290.00 or so. If you are successful at naming
your own price you can save up to a hundred dollars and
sometimes more on your tickets.
If you are not one to get on a plane don’t worry taking the
bus is becoming a popular alternative to traveling. It can
save you lots of cash, especially on trips of a short
distance. There are bus companies that offer a discounted
rate on trips that are of low mileage. If you are looking to
travel alone you will save money, but if you are taking
someone along then you might want to purchase you tickets in
advance. There is usually a special called companion fare.
This is when you’re traveling partner rides for free. This
is offered if you are not traveling far away and you buy
your tickets a week ahead of your travel date. If you are
going it alone or traveling far find out if there are any
monthly specials. This could also save you some cash if you
are not set on traveling at a specific time.
When you are looking to travel it shouldn’t put a hole in
your wallet. After all you want to save as much as you can
so you will have extra spending cash during your trip. Just
remember that finding discount tickets for your next trip
can be easier then you originally thought.
Michael Greenroyd is the operator ofAbove Tickets
World-Wide Discounted Hotels Reservations.
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