Independence Day is tomorrow but to travelers, our nation is starting to look like the land of the brave and the home of…the fee.
Yes, the economy is struggling, but airlines are raking in the profits. In fact, they collected $3.4 billion in ancillary fees in 2011. Airlines have raised prices 10 times in the last 12 month. And fares are up across the board–Las Vegas is up 20 percent and Cancun is up 26.
Peter joined the team at CBS This Morning to share his five secrets to surviving summer travel. From avoiding sky high fees to the right time to buy tickets, watch as Peter proves that saving money with summer travel is possible as long as you’re open minded about where and when you travel.
Follow along for the 5 summer travel secrets:
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