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Poolside View at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora, Tahiti

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I grew up in a lower middle-class family in Atlanta. So, the idea of traveling to exotic vacation destinations always seemed like a pipe dream.

Instead, I grew up camping in the Blue Ridge Mountains, visiting the beaches of Georgia and Florida, and taking road trips to visit family in Tennessee and Virginia. Washington DC was the furthest my family ever traveled together!

But when I was 12 years old, I got a chance to spend several weeks touring Italy as a member of the Atlanta Boy Choir.

That incredible trip (which culminated with singing for Pope John Paul II in Vatican City) opened my eyes to other countries and cultures for the first time, and instilled in me a deep love of travel that continues to be a driving force in my life today. 

I’ve been a professional travel writer for over 25 years now. But traveling internationally was beyond my financial means until I was in my 30s. 

With prices on everything from gas and groceries to getaways soaring these days, finding ways to save money for travel has become increasingly difficult for the average traveler. 

Thankfully, my career in the travel industry has taught me an array of tips on how to find the best deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and more.

Today I’m going to share one of my favorite tips with you on how we save hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of dollars every time we book a trip! 

READ MORE: How I Fell in Love with Travel (& Got Blessed By the Pope)

Poolside View at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora, Tahiti photo of Mary Gabbett & Bret Love

How to Save Money on Travel

Mary and I are both very frugal by nature, always looking for innovative ways to cut costs and live below our means.

Some of the best advice we’ve found on how to save money on travel came from her favorite consumer advocate, Clark Howard

“My #1 rule of travel is to buy the deal first and then figure out why you want to go there,” Howard says. “By following that simple rule, I’ve been able to visit every continent except Antarctica and every state except North Dakota. And I’ve done it all on a dime.”

For us, the largest expense when it comes to travel is typically the flights. And most major airlines are currently charging the highest prices the travel industry has seen in quite some…

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