Spring Break Travel Deals!

March 9, 2009 3:08:25 PM PDT
Most folks aren't thinking about a spring break vacation or exotic trip during these tight economic times. But maybe you should. It could end up costing you a lot less than you think. "Right now there are deals out there but you have to shop around," said Justin Bergman with Budget Travel.

Justin Bergman is with budgettravel.com He said right now it is a vacationers market!!!!

Hotels, airfare, and even rental cars are all at record low prices.

But, you may be able to get even better bargains than the deals you see advertised.

"It never hurts to ask negotiation is your best tool right now," said Bergman.

So couple that with bargain hunting, and Bergman says you can score vacation deals 50-70% off "You can find tremendous travel deals right now on packages especially going to the Caribbean and Mexico," he added.

One of Bergman's favorite sites for hunting down vacation deals is Lastminute.com Action News found this deal to Puerto Rico on that website today.

To take advantage of the deal you have to leave from Philadelphia this Thursday. Your flight cost plus three night hotel stay is just $553 But the Caribbean isn't the only place you can vacation on the cheap.

"Some of the cheapest prices for flying overseas is going to Europe as well," added Bergman.

Action News also dug up this deal to Madrid, Spain for this weekend!

For $440 it includes your flight plus a five night hotel stay.

"The cruise deals are absolutely awesome," said Brenda Hunsberger with AAA.

Hunsberger says cruise packages are as low as she's ever seen them.

Triple A found this deal.

Carnival Cruise Lines is offering 7 night cruise leaving from San Juan on March 29th for just $379. It sails to the Barbados, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Antigua, Barbados, Dominica.

"Just a great itinerary and an absolutely and unbelievable price," added Hunsberger.

For more cruise deals, our experts also suggest checking out: Cruisedeals.com And here's another tip when booking travel.

Look for all inclusive packages to cut back on food and beverage.

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