PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 05:01, Sun, Feb 2, 2020
Holidays can be an expensive investment, with many people saving for months, if not years, for their dream vacation. However, with the latest statistics from ABTA showing that 88 percent of the nation took some form of holiday last year, it seems its a trend that isn’t set to slow down. Luckily, travel expert James Clarke the Managing Director of deal publishing website Travelzoo spoke with Express.co.uk to share their top tips on saving money.
There are plenty of ways to save money on holiday, from being conscious about where you are dining, to reigning in the retail therapy.
However, the experts from Travelzoo say that you could be saving money before the holiday has even begun.
During the booking process, it can be hard to know whether you are overspending on flights and hotels, especially with so many to chose from.
According to Mr Clarke, though, timing is everything when it comes to making savings.
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“Look at shoulder season – this is the time outside of peak, either side of the main holiday periods,” Mr Clarke told Express.co.uk.
“There are some serious bargains available if you can be flexible with your time.”
Shoulder time is an industry term which tends to mean the period outside of school holidays.
During school holidays, popularity for flights and hotels skyrockets, dragging the