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Today’s guest post comes to us from Bailey Harris. Bailey writes about home insurance quotes and related topics for www.homeinsurance.org.
How about you all? How do you save money by traveling? Have you used any of the tips above? Share your experiences by commenting below!
Jacob’s Thoughts on Various Article Points –
- @Frequent flyer miles – These are great to use for trips! One thing that I find frequently is that when I take a plane trip, the miles from the trip do not get added in to the system officially. This can occur when you have to do a lot of manipulation with your original ticket due to cancelled flights, etc. However, you can go in to the airline’s online system and request that the miles be back added.
- @Saving money by carrying less luggage – This is a great tip as well! What I have been doing recently that works really well is to carry-on a large backpacking backpack that I gate check so that I don’t have to have it inside the fuselage with me. And, the folks at security don’t catch on that it is a big bag because it is “just a backpack.”
- @Going on a car trip – I would just make sure to check that the total charge for gas will not be more than airfare!
- @Going on a cruise to save money – While it is true that it looks like taking a cruise is cheap at first glance, it very important to know that the price of the cruise does not include alcoholic drinks or excursions at ports. Be sure to factor in those things when doing your financial planning!
- @Using debit/credit cards when travelling – While it is true that ATMs do charge fees if you are not in provider bank’s network, watch out for foreign currency fees that credit cards charge you if you use them while out of the country. This is typically around 3%, and can add up to more than an ATM charge if you are not careful.
- @Car rental insurance saving – Along with your car insurance company generally already providing rental car coverage, many CREDIT CARDS offer the perk of providing rental car insurance! Don’t get suckered in to paying more for insurance if you don’t have to!
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