You’ve heard of one-day sales for clothes or even washing machines—but one-day sales for travel? Flash sales can save you some money … but you have to be ready to pounce.
In theory, a flash sale is just a good deal that’s available for a limited time. But more often than not, it’s a VERY limited time. As in, 24 hours or less.
Recently, the Web site LastMinuteTravel.com offered 15,000 hotel rooms for $1 night.
The catch? It was only available 15 minutes a day, and you had to figure out when through clues.
Luxury travel provider Abercrombie and Kent recently slashed its prices by 60 percent for one day, on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Annoyed about missing these deals?
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Check out sites like Travelzoo.com and CheapCaribbean.com.
Hotels.com drops its prices by up to 40 percent every Tuesday.
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