If you are a bargain traveler then the summer season is the best for you to travel to Puerto Vallarta and Mexico in general. It’s no secret that airfares are up and added fees for everything from checked bags to exit-row seats are pushing the cost of flying higher. The good news is that you can still save money and travel, take a look at this 10 easy recommendations to save some money:
1 – Shop on the “Private” sales – A growing number of Web sites, including SniqueAway.com, TabletHotels.comand Jetsetter.com have flash sales of 20 to 60 percent off hotel packages to travelers on an invitation-only basis.
2 – Travel like a student – Student travel agencies like STA Travel, StudentCity and StudentUniverse have started to extend their low prices to nonstudents and older travelers.
3 – Negotiate – There is always room for negotiation, many hotels say that they offer their best rates online but it pays to ask the front desk for a lower rate.
4 – Wait a week or travel a week before – Avoid the crowds and save by traveling the week after or before a major holiday.
5 – Choose the right credit card – Most American banks charge currency conversion fees, usually up to 3 percent when you use your credit or debit card outside the U.S . But there are some exceptions those are the ones to be used during travel time.
6 – Avoid costly phone calls and roaming charges – Use Skype and other free apps for making cheap international calls using Wi-Fi, or with rates that start at pennies per minute.
7 – Ask for your flight refund – Many airlines will refund the difference in price if the fare drops after you purchase a ticket (minus a change fee).
8 – Search for coupon codes – Self explanatory, browse any major search engine for this offers.
9 – Buy your ticked on Tuesday – Most airlines begin sales on Monday evenings, and by the following day other airlines have usually matched the lowered fares on the same routes.
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