Money-saving tip: Recheck those reservations before your vacation
Written by Brian Emery
In just a few weeks we will be hitting beautiful, wonderful, delightful Orlando for our yearly visit. Since it is a busy time of year for Orlando, I booked early and the prices were higher than usual. And I expected this. So now that we are getting close to the actual vacation, I always recheck to see if the prices have dropped.
The price you booked for a hotel room weeks ago might not have to be the price you pay.
They were. Our hotel was $500 cheaper -- I booked in January at $1,700 at a resort\hotel. And the new price I rebooked at $1,200 -- for a $500 savings. Same hotel, same room, same everything... except the price.
Then I rechecked my rental car. I originally booked with Budget at $310.00 for eight days. This was the cheapest at the time I booked for a midsize car. After rechecking, I found a Premium car at Alamo for $90.00 less. A better car and a $90 savings!
I also did this a few years ago and saved a total of $300 on that vacation.
Just a few clicks of the mouse and I am now saving $600. Have you rechecked the prices for your upcoming vacation yet?
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