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-- -- vacation but maybe your wallet is it happened over here there -- some real deals to be had this year travels views senior editor gave sag created here.
What is top five money saving -- Haitian picks.
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That package travel is cheaper.
And also to look for seasonality that maybe you wanna look for places where it's the shoulder season is that right.
That said yeah I mean certainly packaging vacations -- -- can be a real money saver for you the airfare.
I went up last year we expect an effort to remain high or even creep upward in -- thirteen so by bundling.
-- -- hotel stay with activities -- -- -- -- that sort of thing the more you put together right -- the top.
The -- the savings could certainly be -- seasonality huge price driver in New York City today.
You can get -- a great hotel in midtown Manhattan for under a 150 even a hundred dollars because there's a free -- where.
Yeah freezing but -- a -- at the coming years out but isn't the -- occasions that you like as well.
I'm Ireland their deals in Ireland right now -- the whether -- horrible you know.
Well -- but -- 2013 as the year of the gathering in Ireland -- is a little cooler this time of the year.
But even for summer trap -- see some good bargains.
-- -- gathering anybody who thinks they have or had Irish roots invited to visit Ireland throughout the year they got festivals concerts major events may have been for -- I saw a lot of value on the ground we're seeing a lot of vacation providers that specialize in travel usually say to the Caribbean.
Now putting together these -- packages O'Hara will see much more competition and better pricing.
Now Alaska has obviously.
Arctic this time of year but you're saying for the whole year that this could be the year to get a deal on a cruise to Alaska how come.
That's that's right well it's all about availability we're gonna see a princess.
And -- -- celebrity put new ships on Alaskan itineraries come may.
More cabins to fill means but the lower prices already received promotions.
A for seven night -- -- roundtrip from Vancouver for under 600 and some Casey's even 500 dollars you know -- per person.
But may September will be your best -- of finding a deal peak because season June July August will be able to price.
Yeah any and I've been Alaska summer is actually gorgeous although the sun never sets -- that's good if you wanna do active things that's happened wouldn't try to go to sleep.
I wanna falsely -- yeah that's right you also say New Zealand is a good choice right now lot at being driven by the hot it.
Absolutely -- not that New Zealand trying to leverage is that the success of any -- film here -- -- dead tourism to New Zealand has decreased slightly over the last couple Beers is about 2008.
So here's now an attempt to really bring it.
Back up we're seeing air New Zealand adding new flights to New Zealand out of San Francisco and -- in April Hawaiian Airlines adding flights out of Hawaii in March to New Zealand so again.
More flights more available seats should bring pricing down both for airfare and vacation packages out of the West Coast especially as well and Colombia gets about raping you say that that's a good place to go travel right now.
And Columbia -- knows that there's an image issue in fact that it tourism folks and -- have a rather tongue in cheek catchy phrase now the only risk is wanting not to leave.
Fact of the matter is there is a -- a little bit of a dubious past in Colombia but in the last ten years.
There's been a lot of extra investment there by major hotel chains right now Hilton JW Marriott but Intercontinental.
Adding new properties on the ground a Spirit Airlines jetBlue American adding new flights down to Columbia.
And really -- much of the negative and we just starting to really dissipate so which is still to the south of the country but a lot of the of this nations to the north and -- in -- middle part of Columbia.
Make it very viable and attract -- -- -- South America and finally Niagara Falls.
-- quintessential honeymoon and end wedding destination.
The fact of the matter is Niagara Falls is a great example of a destination taking advantage of the improving.
Feel we have toward the economy so we seeing very aggressive pricing isn't it was aggressive pricing coming coming out of properties in and -- falls.
And they're expanding the scope of tourism there.
Is not just about the breathtaking falls in the casinos there it's about the boutique -- towns and either side of the border and wine country of course making a -- these days as well.
He -- -- -- safety I love those ideas lorries pack your bags of and what are they had to -- ago I'm wondering if they still have -- heart shaped bends and with little lag -- typical I didn't know what you're gonna save up.
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