06 Apr '11, 7am

How to Shop for Online Travel Deals: Useful Tips for Online Travel Deals! I recently…

1. Determine your travel destination and duration, ie. 4D3N or 3D2N. 2. Narrow your travel period to a certain month so that when you refer to a package offered by a travel agency, you can immediately refer to the Departure Dates to ascertain if the trip covers your preferred travel period. If it does not but you have a keen interest in that package, enquire with the sales staff to see if there is something similar. 3. Airport taxes and fuel surcharges are normally not included in the package rate so seek for clarifications on the prevailing rates. If a budget airline is offered, check on baggage fees as well as they usually do not factor in baggage cost. 4. If a half day city tour is included in the package, regardless of whether it is stated as complimentary or compulsory, ask if any tipping to the local tour guide and driver is necessary. Tipping is normally paid direct...

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