Orlando Florida has become one of the top travel destinations in the world. Wait a minute you say. How can a town in central Florida be a destination for travelers all over the world? The answer is simple and I'm sure know what it is....its Disney World!

Over the next several posts we are going to look at several aspects of Orlando Florida and all the things you can do while vacationing in the Orlando area. I have been to Orlando several times and stayed at various places, including the Disney hotels, and went to all of the major attractions.

To start with, unless you live within a 6 or 8 hour drive I highly recommend you fly into Orlando International Airport. The airport code for Orlando International Airport is MCO. Of course prices will vary depending upon your departure location, but I will tell you now that the airlines prices have come down and if you do your homework you can get a good deal on your tickets. Check out this early post on how to save money on your airfare. Even flying into MCO is nice. It's a clean airport that has well manicured and attractive grounds. You will take a tram once you deplane to the main terminal to pick up your luggage. This tram will remind you of the mono-rail at Disney World. I suggest you click the OneTravel.com box on the right hand side of this blog to get your ticket pricing. Just click the Flights Tab or the Flights Button once you are on their site and enter your home airport code and MCO as your destination airport. There is a promotion on that site now to save $10 per airline ticket (this should be automatic when you book through the banner; if not the coupon code is ORLANDO10).

Rent your car in advance so that you can arrange to pick it up at the airport. You can rent all types of vehicles from compact cars to mini-vans to SUV's. Unless you absolutely have to have the more expensive vehicle I would go for a full size sedan. You can usually Find Cheap Rental Cars at OneTravel.com. Book a Car Today! I have always found Orlando pretty easy to navigate, and I'm not the best navigator just ask my wife, but you will encounter some toll roads so be prepared for that.

Ok, so next up we will look at lodging in the Orlando area, including some options on Disney property and Universal Studios property. You will find with lodging that you can spend as much or as little as you like it's just going to be a matter of what type of arrangements are going to meet your needs.

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Well, we have covered a lot of ground on our Branson vacation. We visited Silver Dollar City where we had a really good day. We watched live shows there as well as enjoyed the local craftsman showing us how to do everything from blow glass to blacksmith.

We spent a day shopping Branson visiting the both the local crafts and antique stores as well as the Outlet Malls and Branson Landing on Lake Taneycomo.

Let's not forget the food you can find in Branson. There are numerous restaraunts, cafes, and buffets to insure that you do not go hungry.

We also took a look at some of the exciting upcoming events. Things that will give a reason to go or to go back! Just a side note here, I believe the 1st annual Branson Air Show is going to be a great success. If you love aircraft or enjoy being entertained for an entire day without spending a ton of money you need to get to Branson for this event.

These last several posts on Branson will hopefully give you an idea of the myriad of things to do at Branson Missouri if you have never been. If you have been, I hope these posts will make you want to go back. Not only is Branson a place you can vacation but it is a place where you can spend time with your family in a laid back environment. Slow down a little and enjoy yourself! See you in Branson Missouri!

Oh, by the way. Do yourself a favor and stop by the Panera Bread Company on the way out of town and pick a loaf of fresh baked bread. And, if you happen to be driving south on Hwy 65 on your way home make a stop at Coursey's Meat Market just outside of St. Joe, Arkansas. They have the best smoked ham and turkey you can find. And if you like Beef Jerky don't leave there without some of their's. You will be glad you did!

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Branson Titanic Musuem is more than just another Branson attraction. It's the world's largest musuem attraction. The Titanic Towers over 100 feet above street level and is loaded with over 400 artifacts and interactive exhibits to keep even the most reluctant musuem goer engaged.

Not only will you see an exclusive exhibit of interior and exterior photos of the original Titanic ship you will also have over 20 rooms to tour and of course the grand staircase to walk! Interactive exhibits let you feel an iceberg as well as 28 degree water. How long can you keep your finger in 28 degree water much less your entire body? This was the temperature of the water where the Titanic sank.

This is one attaction that everyone in your family will enjoy during your trip to Branson Missouri.

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If you like to fish then the lakes located in and around Branson, Missouri are just another reason for you to make the journey to the southwest Missouri destination. Fishing in the Branson area runs from the elusive rainbow trout down to the "lowly" but exceptionally good eating catfish. And of course there bream, crappie, and bass as well.

You will likely need a fishing license and or a trout stamp to pursue your quarry in the Branson area. I have summarized the fishing regulations for you below:

May be purchased by residents and nonresidents for multiple days.
For fish, frogs, mussels, clams, turtles, crayfish and live bait, birds except turkey, mammals except deer, and to sell furbearers taken by hunting.
You must also have a fishing permit. A trout permit is not needed where a daily trout tag is required.

If you are between the age of 16 and 65, you need a Missouri fishing license before you can legally catch fish. A license is also required for non-residents of Missouri over 65 years of age.

For more information on fishing in Missouri and the Branson area check out the
Missouri Department of Conservations Fishing page.

The three closest lakes to Branson Missouri for fishing are Table Rock Lake, Lake Taneycomo and Bull Shoals.

On Table Rock Lake you will find a large variety of fish to pursue:
Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
White Bass
Kentuck (Spotted) Bass
Rock Bass (Goggle Eye)
Channel Catfish
Flathead Catfish

On Lake Taneycomo you will find the local trout fishing:
Rainbow Trout
Brown Trout

Bull Shoals contains the same same species as Table Rock Lake. However, please be aware when fishing Bull Shoals that part of the lake is in Missouri and part of the lake is in Arkansas. On the Arkansas side of the lake the Arkansas fishing laws apply, including the necessary licensing.

So, on your next trip to Branson be sure to enjoy Branson Missouri Fishing!

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We temporarily interrupt these posts on Branson, Missouri to bring you a quick update on travel to Mexico. Because Mexico is such a popular destination among American tourists, and particularly those who live in the the southern portion of the United States, I wanted to get this travel update out to you.

At the moment there is an outbreak of Swine Flu that the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organizations believe started in Mexico City, Mexico. There have been over 100 reported deaths as of this writing and it has begun to spread to the United States, Canada, and New Zealeand where there are confirmed cases reported.

As of this writing there are not any government imposed travel restrictions to Mexico regarding the Swine flu. For updates on Travel Health please follow this link to the Centers for Disease Control
travel health updates.

If you have plans to travel to Mexico by car, plane, or cruise ship in the next few weeks please be mindful and watch for updates not only from the CDC but from your travel carrier and the state department.

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Branson golf is highlighted by a group of six courses that really stand out in a crowd. These courses are challenging but they are set in the scenic beauty of the Ozarks which make them fun to play even if you are having a tough day on the course.

Branson Golf Courses

Please click the link, when available to get detailed information on each course.

Let's start with Branson Creek. It is an 18 hole par 71 course managed by Troon Golf. This is part of a resort community that includes hotels and timeshares. So, if the idea of golf every day or every morning before you start your day, then Branson Creek may be for you. Green fee's run from $50 to $100 per person depending on the time and day of the week as well as the time of the year.
The next course on our list is Holiday Hills. It is an 18 hole par 68 course that is on flatter terrain that some of the other Branson courses. It is also a little more budget friendly with green fees ranging from $35 to $60 per person including a cart.
One of the newest Branson Golf courses is Murder Rock. This is PGA winner John Daly's new course. It is also an 18 hole Par 71 course. It is part of the Branson Creek resort community as is the Branson Creek course. Rates here run from $50 to $80 for green fees. It is semi-private but open to the public.
Point Royale is an 18 hole par 70 course that is part of the Point Royale resort and convention center. This course was reworked the last half of 2008 and to get golfers back on the course they are offering a 7 day golf special. Unlimited golf for 7 days for $249. That inlcudes green fees and a cart. See their site for specific details.
Thousand Hills Golf Course is located centrally in Branson and for this reason it is the most popular course in Branson. Another thing I like about Thousand Hills is the two different specials they offer. For $25 you can play the back 9 during the first hour the course is open in the morning, and that includes a cart. OR, you can come back late in the evening and play 18 holes for $29, cart included, as part of their twilight golf package. You have to print the specials page from their website to get the special rates.
Branson golf wouldn't be complete without a trip to the 9 hole par 27 golf Top of the Rock course designed by Jack Nicklaus at Big Cedar lodge. Unfortunately, Top of the Rock is currently closed for renovation.
Branson Golf courses are designed with everyone from the casual golfer to the serious player in mind. So, if gold is your game, check out the Branson Golf courses.
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Branson Missouri has numerous restaraunts to choose from for your dining pleasure. You can get everything from home style cooking to fine dining. Let's face it. You came to Branson either to have fun for the weekend or for a family vacation. So, let's make the most of our dining experience by having a little fun along the way!

For breakfast I usually do one of the following options:

  • The first option is to eat at the continental breakfast provided at the hotel. You can do this if your hotel has a breakfast feature.
  • Another choice, not personal favorite but one the kids always enjoy, is the Krispy Kreme donut shop located right on Hwy 76 near the entrance to the Tanger Outlet Center which I discussed in a previous post. Just look for the sign in the window to be lit indicating that hot, fresh donuts are available.
  • A personal favorite, and a family favorite as well, is the Panera Bread Company. They have wonderful muffins, pastries, cinnamon rolls, bread, breakfast sandwiches, and very good coffee. I'm picky about my coffee and Panera Bread has very good coffee. Panera Bread is on Green Mountain drive. Turn left at the McDonalds off of Hwy 76, if you are heading west, and follow the road about 1/3 of mile to the bottom of the hill. Panera is on the right.
  • Finally, if I'm looking for a big, hearty breakfast I usually drop in on the Cracker Barrel and have the Uncle Herschel or Mama's Pancake breakfast. Either of these meals will last you until late in the afternoon, unless your out lumberjacking or maybe you run a marathon a couple of hours after breakfast. Cracker Barrel is on Hwy 76 farther down the strip. It is near Olive Garden (across the street).

I'm not one for a big lunch. I usually try to stay reasonably light.

  • One of those fun little places to have lunch is the Hard Luck Diner. The Hard Luck Diner is located in the Grand Palace Shops next door to the Grand Palace Theater. Now, you can go their for dinner if you like but my recommendation is for lunch. They have good cheeseburgers, club sandwiches, chicken sandwiches and thick shakes. This is a 50's style diner and that is pretty cool in itself. It even has a soda fountain. But the fun thing about the Hard Luck Diner is the waiters and waitresses sing between orders. You will hear everything from gospel to country to oldies to pop! Most of the them are pretty good too! And of course they sell their CD's at the checkout counter.
  • Now, I know we listed this folks for breakfast but I like them for lunch as well. That's the Panera Bread Company. (Trust me folks the one in Branson is really good) Sandwiches, salad, and soup are on the menu. I usually will grab a half sandwich and a cup of soup. If it's summer time or warm out I usually order a salad. The food is always fresh and well prepared.
  • Another place for lunch is Fuddruckers. Fudd's is fairly new to Branson but I like it. They have wonderful hamburgers, sandwiches and salads. I also like their milk shakes. Fudd's is located near Dixie Stampede. It is closer to Hwy 65 than the other dining establishments discussed so far.
  • There are many other places for lunch I just hit on a few of my favorites here.

For dinner you again have numerous options. You can have dinner and a show, or you can just focu on dinner. We will focus on dinner here. Click on the link in the last sentence that will take you to my post on entertainment where I recommend two dinner/show choices.

  • One of my personal favorites is the Outback In Branson Grill. I don't think these folks are associated with the Outback chain. Their steaks, chicken, and shrimp are all excellent. Most entree's are served with a salad or soup, a side, and fresh baked bread. I don't make it by the Outback in Branson everytime I go but I sure try! It is located across Hwy 76 from the Hwy 76 Shopping Center.
  • Another place for dinner is Joe's Crab Shack. It is located in Branson Landing. I would suggest an early evening their and ask to be seated on the patio so you can enjoy the night breeze off of Lake Taneycomo. You know about Joe's I'm sure. Fresh seasfood, entertaining wait staff. I have not personally eaten at the one in Branson but I have eaten in 2 or 3 other Joe's. The one in Destin was really good. The one in San Diego was pretty good. My wife and daughter have eaten and the one in Branson and said it was a little smaller than the other Joe's Crab Shack's but the food and service were excellent. A
  • Another great place for lunch or dinner is McFarlain's. McFarlain's is located in the Imax Entertainment Complex. You will find homestyle cooking at McFarlain's. If you are going for the first time or if you have been before and are taking some Branson newbie's with you be sure and ask for the "rising table". It start's out at normal table height. It gradually move upward until it's up around your chest. This is very gradual so it's a really good prank. McFarlain's is located just off of Shepard of the Hills Expressway.

There a large number of dining establishments in Branson. I suggest you visit DineBranson.com at the link below to review their extensive listing of restaraunts in advance.

Branson Restaurant Information

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There are several upcoming events in Branson that you may be interested in participating in or attending.

Currently underway is the WorldFest at Silver Dollar City. This began on April 4 and runs through May 3. So you still have a couple of weeks to catch this. This is on Wednesday through Sunday's only. International performers and craftsman from around the world gather at Silver Dollar City to peform and share their craftsmanship.

Coming up this weekend is the Missouri Wine Festival. It is April 25 and April 26. It is held at Chateau on the Lake resort. If you can't make it this year then mark it on your calendar for next year.

If you like motorcycles then you will have plenty to entetain you in Branson. The Goldwing Motorcycle Riders gathering is April 30 - May 3. This is sponsored by Area 57 events. In addition the following weekend is the 8th annual Branson Motorcycle Rally. This will be held near the Dick Clark American Bandstand Theater complex.

Something new for Branson, and always a big draw at the local air force base, is the 1st annual Branson Air Show. As usual Branson does events like this first class. They will have the USAF Thunderbirds as well as USArmy Golden Knights parchute team. Additional high performance military aircraft will be performing as well as on static display. This event will be held at the new Branson airport and will be held May 8 - May 10.

Finally if you are an adventurous soul and a have a desire to be on television the Wheel of Fortune will be holding audtions May 9 - May 10 in Branson at the Welk Resort. Go early and get in line if you want a chance to audition for the show.

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If you can't find a show you like in Branson Missouri, well then, I'm afraid that's your problem. There are now so many types of shows to choose from that anyone can find something they will delight in during their visit to Branson.

The original shows of Branson, The Presley's and The Baldknobbers, are still in production today. The Baldknobbers have been performing now for 50 years. Both of these shows are country music (both old country and new country hits) as well as slapstick country comedy. You will leave either of these shows laughing and feeling entertained.

If your prefer dinner AND a show then I would encourage you to check out either the Dixie Stampede or the Branson Belle. The Dixie Stampede is Dolly Parton's showcase. You will be served a 4-course meal and then entertained by a mock battle of the North and South. The audience gets to participate and it is a fun time. The Branson Belle is a dinner cruise on Table Rock Lake followed by an entertaining show featuring ventriloquist Todd Oliver and his talking dogs!

If you prefer something a little different in the musical category try Shoji Tabuchi. He is a world renowned fiddle player that will absolutely amaze you with his ability play the fiddle. Many times his wife and daughter perform with him. These tickets always go fast.

Do you prefer to be impressed by magic? If so check out Kirby and Bambi VanBurch. Their show is quite good. They incorporate the use of tigers. They also usually have one really big illusion like making a car or helicopter disappear from the stage before your very eyes.

There is literally a show for everyone in Branson (prefer a dance show..check out Spirit of the Dance). The ticket prices will vary but you can put categorize most of them into the $30 - $50 range per ticket for adults. Most shows have a teenager price that is about $10 cheaper and a children's price that is anywhere from free to $10 depending on the show.

Everyone wants to know if you can get discounts on the show tickets or get free tickets. Well, if you want to go to a 2 or 3 hour condo tour/sales presentation you can often get a free ticket or two. But is this how you really want to spend your vacation? You can also pick up coupon sheet and coupon books all over Branson that will save you a couple of dollars on each ticket.

The best way to get you tickets and the best price is to buy them in advance. You can do this by clicking on the banner in the upper right corner of this blog or click Branson Missouri Shows. Be sure and select the tab for Branson Shows to get the best prices on your tickets.

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You have found your hotel or condo and gotten properly settled. You spent a day at Silver Dollar City enjoying the rides, watching the craftsmen, taking in shows, and of course enjoying the good home cooking there.

Now, for your next adventure, if you so choose, I suggest spending a few hours enjoying the shops and shopping malls. Branson originally had a few local crafts stores and the normal grocery and shopping stores you find in most small towns. Once Branson began to catch on as a tourist destination one of the first things to go Big in Branson was outlet mall shopping.

The first of the outlet malls to be developed was the Factory Merchants Mall. This is known to Branson regulars as the red-top mall. (Three guesses as to why it's called the red-top mall). The Factory Merchants Mall is still open in Branson. It's a nice very open and spread out mall. There are a couple of different levels since it's built onto a hill-side. If you want to see a detail list of stores click the link provided in the previous sentence.

The second outlet mall is the Tanger Outlet Center. The Tanger Center is known by Branson regulars as the blue-top mall. Yes, it has a blue-top. This mall is newer than the red-top mall and tends to be preferred by the younger crowd because of the store line-up. You can find a Nike store, Bannana Republic, Reebok, Aeropostale, American Eagle and Old Navy just to name a few. They have some really good prices especially if you catch them at season change (back to school and spring).

The other outlet mall is The Shoppes at Branson Meadows, which also has a movie theater attached. This is located a little off the beaten path on the northside of Branson. If you can see the big white water tower on the hill to the north of Hwy 76 then The Shoppes is just below the water tower. The last time I was in Branson this particular mall had only a few shops open. There were many vacant stores. So, I'm not sure if it is to be closed or the owners are going to try and obtain new tenants. The one store that I really liked at The Shoppes was the VF Factory outlet. There was also a nice little bookstore that had mostly books that were not new releases.

Now, the newest shopping establishment in Branson is Branson Landing. Branson Landing is much more upscale and is not an outlet mall. It is has first run merchandise and many of the newest stores. Please click the link to see a complete list. One of the nice things about Branson Landing is that it's on Lake Taneycomo and there seems to always be a nice breeze into this open air shopping facility. There is also a Bass Pro Shop on one end that can keep most men entertained for at least an hour or so. The other big plus with Branson Landing is that there are real restaraunts and other places to get a coffee or ice cream. The other outlet malls are really lacking in this area. I would suggest you either go early and finish up with lunch at Joe's Crab Shack or maybe end your day at Branson Landing and have dinner at Garfields or Macaroni Grill.

If you prefer to shop for something a little more "crafty" I would suggest the Engler Block or the Branson Craft Mall. Either of these will let you get a feel for the local craftsmanship and provides and opportunity to purchase unique items.

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Branson Missouri has numerous hotels, motels, inns, condo's, Bed and Breakfast Inns, and even cabins that you can rent on your trip to Branson. Now, you can go fancy or you can go no frills it really is up to you. I would suggest you ask yourself a few questions.

  • What is your budget for lodging for the trip?

  • How much time do you plan to spend in your room?

  • How long are you going to be in Branson?

If your trip is short and you are going to be busy shopping, going to shows, and taking in the sites of Branson I suggest you pick a clean, moderately priced hotel. Basically you are going to be there to shower, sleep, and maybe take a nap. Try the Branson Towers Hotel. You can usually get a room there with 2 queen size beds for between $65 and $100 per night depending on the time of year you are going. I have stayed there many times and I probably averaged around $58-$65 per night. Now, for this you get a clean room, 2 queen beds, indoor swimming pool, indoor hot tub, continental breakfast, on-site restaraunt (Whispers), and the opportunity to participate in the ice cream social that usually starts around 9 or 10 pm in the evening. The picture shown above is the Branson Towers Hotel.

If you are going to be in Branson for a longer period of time, say a week, and you want to spend a little more time in your room and have a little more space I would suggest a condo. Someplace like Indian Point Resort on Table Rock Lake. Indian Point is located near Branson on Table Rock Lake and it is away from the hustle and bustle. But only a few minutes by car to Silver Dollar City and the shows of Branson. Your room here will run from $99 to $150 per night depending on the number of bedrooms, the day of the week, and the time of year you are traveling.

You can book both the Indian Point Resort and Branson Towers or Create your own vacation packages at ReserveBranson.com by clicking the link.

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Branson Missouri is a great family vacation destination. It is centrally located in the in the United States and with it's newly expanded airport it has become much easier to get there for those who either don't want to drive or the drive is to far.

What better way to begin a stay in Branson than with a trip to Silver Dollar City. Silver Dollar City is located just a few minutes west of the Branson Strip on Highway 76. At Silver Dollar city you will find many rides and shows for the entire family. They now have the Giant Swing, which is literally a giant swing. The Powder Keg which is a roller coaster that will take your from 0 to 53mph in 2.8 seconds, wow! You can see a short video of the powder keg here. For those a little more laid back you can ride the Silver Dollar Line Steam Train and the kids can enjoy Geyser Gulch (warning somebody will get wet)!

If you have never been to Silver Dollar City you need to plan to spend the entire day there. Go early and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. Have a pastry or cinnamon roll at Eva and Delilah's bakery. Then take a stroll around the park and enjoy the many demonstrations of craftsmanship. Then when you are ready take on some of the rides. Surely by now you need a bite of lunch. Try Big Jack's Sandwich Shop or one of the many other eateries inside of Silver Dollar City. A few more rides and you will want to sit down and rest a bit. There is plenty of shade and plenty of places to sit in Silver Dollar City. Why not take in a show while you are resting? There are over 49 live shows daily! Everything from comedy to bluegrass to Chinese Acrobats. After the show(s) take in a some more rides or just walk and enjoy the shops and the craftsman that are demononstrating their skills.
You are certainly welcome to head back to town for dinner but I would encourage you to check out Molly's Mill restaraunt or Aunt Polly's Fried Chicken. You will be glad you did.

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Well, we knew it would eventually happen and now it has. United Airlines announced today that it will charge larger/heavier passengers for two seats rather than one. The criteria is spelled out at their website, but in a nutshell:

  • If you are unable to fit into a single seat in the ticketed cabin OR

  • Are unable to buckle the seatbelt using a single seatbelt extender OR

  • Are unable to put the seat's armrests down when seated

Then you will be denied boarding unless you purchase an extra seat. Great news, huh. For those of you who may fall into this category you may want to consider purchasing a first class seat. They tend to be larger. However, depending on your destination and your departure airport, this may be cost prohibitive.

This is affective for tickets purchased after March 4, 2009 and for travel beginning on or after April 15, 2009.

This makes it even more important for you to shop around not only for the best airfare but also for the airline that is best able to accomodate your individual needs.

American Airlines has stated that while the have the right to require a second ticket they will only do so if it can find no other solution, such as moving the larger passenger to a seat next to an empty seat.

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Two Tips to Save Cash on Airfare Immediately!

I'm sure you've seen the advertisements on television or the banner advertisements on the internet. You know the ones that promise to save you big money by buying your airline tickets from their website.
Seems like they all claim to save you big money, if you only buy from their website.
Well, the two simple tips I'm going to share with you are free. I used these two tips on a recent family vacation to save over $1600 in airfare. You can also save money using these two simple tips. And, it doesn't really matter which website you use to purchase your tickets!

Tip number one. Fly on a Tuesday or Wednesday. Now, I know you have seen or heard this tip before. But it is true. If you are flexible enough in your travel schedule to depart and return on a Tuesday or Wednesday, you will save money on your next flight. You can save between 8% and 10% by just using this tip. Now, that's not a lot of money if you are talking about one person, but if it's a family of four this could easily save you from $80 on up just by being flexible with your dates. This could pay for a night of the hotel expense or another meal out, depending on where you live and your travel destination.

Tip number two. This airfare saving tip requires a little more effort on your part, but can pay big dividends. After checking your local airport for pricing, check nearby airports for prices and departure times to your destination. Departing from a nearby airport can save you anywhere from a few dollars to several hundred dollars. Again, the key here is flexibility. Let me give you an example. We were planning a family vacation to Hawaii in 2007. We knew this a year in advance. We did not have a concrete date set, but we knew that we wanted to leave about the time school dismissed for summer break. We begin looking for airfare about a year in advance just to get an idea on prices. The fare from our local airport was running anywhere from $780 to $900. About 8 months prior to departure I was checking airfare prices for the local airport (leaving on a Tuesday or Wednesday of course) and the airfare was $780. I checked a neighboring airport (about a 90 minute drive away) and found the tickets for $380 each. We immediately bought 4 tickets and saved $1600 on our airfare. Of course this doesn't factor in gas for the drive over and back but trust me, it wasn't $1600 dollars.
So, when planning your next trip try these two little tips to see if you can save money on your airfare!


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