If you scratch beneath the travel industry’s shiny surface, you’ll find a world of surprising things you never knew to be true. From little-known ways to cut costs to the safest place to sit on a plane, we dig into the industry’s underbelly and reveal the secrets travel officials have been keeping from us.
1. You Can Choose The Price Of Your Own Hotel Room.
Travel discount site Priceline can help you save a mighty sum of cash on your next hotel. Most unique is its “Name Your Own Price” function, which allows you to state the money you’re willing to part with for a stay in a given hotel, and see if the property accepts it. The trick, says Money Saving Expert, is to start low and gradually raise your bid (you can do this once per day) until you bag the room.