Skipping town for an extra-long weekend sounds like a dream, but gah, flight prices (and hotels and car rentals and museum entrance fees) are through the roof. Here, five ways to cut at least $1,000 off the cost of your trip.
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AIRLINE MILES: $300 SAVED
OR USE MILES ON RENTAL CARS OR HOTELS: $250 SAVED
ASK ABOUT FREE HOTEL SHUTTLES: $150 SAVED
DON’T FORGET ABOUT COMPLIMENTARY “EXTRAS” AND PERKS: $100 SAVED
BOOK A HOME EXCHANGE INSTEAD OF A HOTEL: $200+ SAVED