The Travel Professor
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Monday, January 16, 2012

What not to do when shopping for airfares/vacations

Don’t go into major debt when planning a vacation. If you're looking to travel this year, but just do not have the time or funds, why not take a vacation closer to home? While the word 'staycation' might turn some people off, you can actually make the most out of travel without going far away. Two ways to get a break from everyday life without going into major debt are to look for deals under $199 for a weekend getaway to a nearby state or stay at a hotel in your own city.