Summer vacation travel deals: How to find flights, car rental, hotel for your next trip

CHICAGO (WLS) — If you are thinking about booking that summer vacation the ABC 7 I-Team is digging into the deals and finding out what you should avoid.

Travel experts said it’s going to be harder to find good prices as more people get vaccinated. The prices for hotels, rental cars and flights are going up.

“Experts are really expecting about a gradual but about 6% to 10% increase of prices,” said travel agent Ja’Vonne Harley.

Look early for flights and set up email or text alerts so you can see when prices change, and don’t forget to bundle.


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Air Canada and Sandals Offer Today-Only Deals in Celebration of Travel Advisor Appreciation Day


In celebration of Travel Advisor Appreciation Day, Air Canada Vacations and Sandals are offering the following, today-only, specials:

For Air Canada Vacations:


Travel agents can earn an extra 2% bonus commission on select vacation packages and also an extra $100 per confirmed group.

The bonuses are only effective May 5, and applicable to new bookings of select vacation packages made on May 5, 2021, for travel completed by April 30, 2022. Not applicable to flight-only, land-only or Cruise bookings. Minimum 3-night stay required. The bonus commision is valid for new individual bookings only. Only applicable to new bookings of

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Best Travel Deals for Summer 2021: 7 Ways to Save


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  • New CDC recommendations advise that it is safe for vaccinated individuals to resume travel.
  • After a year of canceled vacations, the new guidelines suggest travel is poised to make a comeback.
  • Experts told us where people are going this summer and how you can beat the rush and save money.

To date, 1 in 6 Americans have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. And now that the CDC issued new guidelines recommending travel for vaccinated individuals, travel is expected to return in a big way this

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Best deals of the month and what to buy


May is bookended by Mother’s Day and Memorial Day, offering shoppers a month of sales from retailers like Amazon, Kohl’s and Macy’s. Experts told us to expect savings on items from clothing and kitchenware to mattresses. As we inch towards summer — and more people are getting vaccinated against Covid-19 — many are beginning to explore vacations. Experts recommend browsing discounted travel offerings sooner than later — the longer you wait, the less destination options will be available. To simplify your bargain hunting this month, we consulted retail experts about the best deals to shop in May. We

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Travel in 2021: Can we expect good deals, or will hotel and flight prices skyrocket?


The cost of travel will slowly rebound from historic lows as more people receive COVID-19 vaccinations and book long-deferred trips, according to industry experts.

This time last year, air traffic in the U.S. plummeted, with 95% fewer travelers passing through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints in April 2020 compared with April 2019. This reduced demand led to a corresponding decrease in airfare prices.

The average cost of a domestic round-trip ticket in the second quarter of 2020 dropped 28% from the same period in 2019, down to $259, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Few travelers were monitoring these prices

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How can you find the best deals for flights, hotels and vacation packages? –


Whenever you want to travel, it’s a good idea to try and find the best deals. The reason is simple, it allows you to save money, while also accessing a great travel experience. The internet made it easier than ever to find great deals for flights, hotels and vacation packages, all you have to do is to know where to look.

Travel Hotel Rentals

Travel Hotel Rentals gives you access to some of the best hotel deals, flight deals, but also a multitude of vacation packages. The website allows you to see it all, from local hotels to global brands.

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