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4) Some discount agencies will promise you low rates to get your business, then hit you with hidden fees. Since you are budgeting for your trip, you don’t want to be hit with a larger bill than you planned on. Be sure to get all agency rates and fees on paper to avoid surprises.

Whether you are in the comfort of your own home or anywhere for that matter, as long as you have access to the internet, you can book your flights as quick as that; you do not have to wait in line at an airline booking office or a travel agency just to inquire about available seats for certain dates. With just a few clicks, you can browse through many flight schedules, enabling you to make your choices speedily. No worries and not too much time that will be wasted.

Fortunately, having anticipated this request for a second tip, I had relinquished only part of the tip to the tout, saving a bit for the driver’s inevitable request.

Obtain an advance Quote Estimate — Before your trip, try to get an estimate on the taxi charge. For example, the hotel should know the approximate cost transport from the airport.