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Laura Powell, Veteran Travel Journalist


What should you take into account when considering international destinations?

*Look for Low Exchange Rates

*Discover Destinations Served by Low-Cost Carriers

*Go to the Off-Season

What else can people do to save money on international travel?

*Use Airline-Branded Credit Cards (savings on checked luggage, early boarding)

*Find Hotels Serving Free Breakfast

*Last-Minute Deal Websites

*Look for Free Airfare or 2 for 1 Deals (often offered by cruise lines)