Its flooding offers in India as travel startups and veterans boom and compete to have that edge. Its very important that you take advantage and save on your travels. Studies reveal most of us spend more on our travels where we can save on deals. Today we will share 5 simple hacks to save loads on your flight and hotel bookings.
1) Timing is the key
Everything is about timing. Plan your trip well in advance but don’t book it wait up-till the time is right. Going buy recent trends in aviation industry companies are booking their holiday routes 3-4 months in advance by offering cheap flights. For hotels 10-15 days right before holidays is the right time.
2) Book from multiple accounts
There are some one time deals on some sites. Create multiple accounts to use same deals and get discount on each of your booking. You can also earn referral bonus to make these bookings and get some extra discount.
3) Use tools
Use aggregator tools like Kayak or Skyscanner to do a multiple site search at the same time and to find the best offer. These sites come in handy to track rate changes or narrow down the best booking period. You can also use special site pages like for Emirates Airlines or booking Villas in Bangalore. These are like hidden gems offering special rates.
4) Earn/Reedem Miles and Rewards
If you are a frequent traveler you must join reward programs for each and every travel. Reward programs for some hotels and airlines are very rewarding. You can earn a reward flight or a night stay every now and then with these memberships. Otherwise most of them have stores to convert your miles into free gifts.
5) Use international sites
Sometimes when travelling abroad there are international sites which offer better deals than the ones in India. Try to find similar sites in destination countries you are travelling to. They have their holiday offers and deals which may be more rewarding. Like I found this Malaysian Air Asia Go offering incredible flight and hotel deals.
So this is it guys. Don’t fall prey for 20 hacks or 15 tips for cheap travel, they all will talk more or less on 5 above points itself. Just plan well and keep your eyes open, google will pop up ads based on your search history with best deals. Enjoy and Happy travelling.