Saturday, November 21, 2015

Last Minute Discount Travel: What You Need to Remember (part 2 of 2)

- Another disadvantage of discount travel is that sometimes, the restaurants, tour groups, and gift shops involved in the discount travel package all know each other, and have arranged for higher fees for tourists that visit an area. From a capitalist perspective, this is almost understandable, even expected. But keep in mind that a lot of the things that will be thrown your way during a discount tour or package will be overpriced. Don't forget this even in your last minute panic!

- One advantage of discount travel is that it saves you money, but take note that not everything on this planet is free – and even if it's advertise as free, it won't be completely free, or will be of low quality. For instance, you could be sold discount travel for your last minute trip, but you will have to take many more flights and have a lot of layovers in order to be accommodated.

This can be tiring for you, and when you finally get to your destination, you can be exhausted and out of whack. Or you might be given a lot of discounts, but when your credit card bill comes in, you can see a lot of hidden fees added on.

These are only a few disadvantages of last minute discount travel. For more information on how you can avoid these pitfalls, do a lot of online research and talk to your travel agent.


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