Travel Tips

Know Before You Go: How to Book Affordable Accommodations

Locations in this article:  San Francisco, CA

Even if you are on a tight budget, you can find clean, convenient and affordable options. It’s not just about a cheap hotel; it’s about how to find value without sacrificing comfort, opting for budget chains with money-saving perks and exploring vacation rental alternatives.

Watch as Travel Correspondent Alyssa Caverley shares the five essential tips for finding good accommodations during peek travel days.

Check back next Friday for another Know Before You Go. We’ll give you money-saving advice through the entire 2012 holiday travel season.

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By Alyssa Caverley for Peter

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