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1:41 AM, May 14, 2012   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- Usually when I tackle a savings topic, like laptops or TVs for example, prices are at their lowest and I'm deal blogging about the top offers in the country.

Today, this is different as travel isn't exactly on sale, flight prices have sky rocketed and even the most basic car rental coupon is scarce. So my hope is to arm you the with an arsenal of airfare and other travel websites.

If you're missing those daily deals this morning, I'll still be sending them out via Twitter. CLICK HERE

Top Airfare and Car Rental Websites

Yapta is a website that charts flight price drops even after you buy, to get you travel credit refunds with most of the major airlines. A sign up is quick and easy, while the simple interface is guaranteed to save you big.

Vayama is a great way to narrow down the best international travel packages, serving as your own personal travel agent online. Great customer service. No annoying fees. is my favorite way to nail down the lowest car rental price. This fantastic comparison website also lets you book directly from its page.


Best Travel Deals to Drop Overnight

$17 for compact or $22 for SUV weekend day rental at Budget 

Coupon code: D454300


$40 off weekly car rentals on all car classes with Hertz 


Additional Roundup of Car Rental Coupons

Instant $15 off flight prices and additional savings along the way 

Coupon code: SUMMER10


Up to $125 off with exclusive promotion codes 


If there's a deal you want me to research or a question you have, I'd love to hear from you. Send an email to

You can watch for new savings tips each morning at 4:55 a.m., 5:45 a.m. and 6:53 a.m. on Channel 3 News Today, and always at

We receive absolutely no financial compensation for mentioning any company, product, or deal. The purpose of this segment is to find great deals -- that's it.


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