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10 Cost-effective Ways to Shop for a Vacation


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Bundle Travel and Lodging
A bundled travel package could have you in a hotel you never thought you could afford.
A bundled travel package could have you in a hotel you never thought you could afford.
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Online travel sites and travel agencies offer special deals if you're willing to bundle your travel with a stay in their preferred hotel. You'll get a discount on both travel and lodging for one stop shopping that will save you money. This is typically a one size fits all proposition, but if you don't like the idea of making holiday bargain hunting your hobby for a few weeks, choosing a bundled package may be the answer. Can you save more if you take a do it yourself approach to vacation bargain hunting? Well, probably. Your time is worth something, too, though, so factor that into the equation as well.


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