The tips in this article are for saving money if you are flying or renting a car for travel.
Airfare rates go up and down on a daily basis it seems, but a little research can save you a bundle and get the cheapest rates. There are sites out there that can help you find good deals like CheapFlight.com.
It’s the extra’s that can cost you more, but with a bit of thinking ahead you can keep that money in your pocket for travel. Rental car companies can charge you for a GPS system and child safety seats. Bring your own. Considering what type of cell phone you have, there are apps for GPS that you can download into your phone. If you are not sure which one will work for you contact your phone provider for assistance.
If you have a child, you already have a car seat for them. Bring it along when renting a car for travel, as many rental companies allow this.
If you are traveling state to state or city to city, you will probably access toll roads that use electronic toll systems (e-tolls). These toll systems are to help traffic flow better without having to stop at toll booth. You may want to get a toll pass (SunPass) here in Florida so you are assured that your tolls will be paid for ahead of time.
Stopping for a bite to eat
Check out restaurants along your route by going to their websites. Most have menus and coupons or days for discounts. A little research ahead or using your cell phone can save you lots.
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