Travel cheap: nine ways to save on air travel

Here are some travel experts' top tips and tools to hold costs down a bit.

9. If you overpay, try for a refund.

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If the price of your flight plunges after you buy a ticket, you may be able to recoup some of the price difference (minus a sizable rebooking fee at most airlines, though).

Yapta is one website that helps you track whether you might qualify for a refund voucher.

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