Travel cheap: nine ways to save on air travel
Here are some travel experts' top tips and tools to hold costs down a bit.
2. Check out package deals.
E-mail newsletters from sites such as Kayak.com or Travelzoo.com can alert you to specials. Other sites, including BestFares.com, make it easy to search for vacation packages or for a ticket bundled with a hotel. Sometimes an old-fashioned travel agent can help you save money or plan a better trip.