With summer around the corner, the trip planning is beginning. Going on vacation can be pricey but here are some tips on how to save.

10 Smart Ways To Save Money On Your Next Trip

One of the world’s foremost experts on budget travel, Pauline Frommer learned the tricks of the trade from her parents, Arthur Frommer and Hope Arthur, who would go to Europe every year to research and write the legendary guidebook series Europe on $5 a Day. “I was born into travel,” she says.

Following in her parents’ footsteps, Frommer has dedicated her career to helping consumers get the most out of their vacation dollars. “When you save money, you get closer to the local life, and you can travel more,” says Frommer. “What’s better than that?”

She is acting co-president for FrommerMedia, along with her father, and is also the editorial director for the Frommer’s Guidebooks and Frommers.com. Her own series of guidebooks were named “Best Guidebook of the Year” by the North American Travel Journalist Association in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

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We caught up with Frommer to get her top tips for saving money on travel.

Time Your Travel Strategically. You want to travel when other people aren’t traveling. But when is that? The easy answer — when kids are in school. If you’re a parent, that can be problematic. But if you’re not, that’s when you should be traveling.

Continuing reading at https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurabegleybloom/2018/04/16/10-smart-ways-to-save-money-on-your-next-trip/#30b4043d7639

Source: Laura Bloom/Forbes

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