To further encourage early booking operators offer very low deposits so you don't
need to tie up large amounts when you book early.
Another way to save money when booking holidays and travel is to use
a "cashback" site. Cashback is a concept which may be new to many of us and even
though they have now been around several years, many people
still think that they are a scam.
To totally ignore this avenue could cost you dearly!
You may already be aware that advertisements which appear on web sites such
as comparison sites, news sites and review sites are not placed
there free of charge. The advertiser actually pays these sites
to advertise their products. A common advertising model is where
advertisers pay a percentage of sales generated or a fee for each
sale that was referred by the advertiser. This type of advertising
is called "commission on sale". If a sale doesn't occur then the
referring website earns nothing at all. This is how many websites
make their money and this is what makes cashback sites possible.
Cashback websites have many advertisers on their websites for which
they are paid commission when a sale is made. Instead of keeping
all the money they pass a percentage, and in some cases all of the
money to the member who made the purchase.
If you’re still reading this article, you probably take the time and the trouble
to hunt out a bargain and you don’t just go into the local travel agent to make your booking.
Ater all it is becoming apparent that booking holidays and travel on line saves money.
Bruce Fair, managing director of Kelkoo UK is quoted as saying:
“It’s remarkable that these untapped millions go unclaimed because
online shoppers don’t take advantage of cashback services. In many
households, money is tight at the moment, so shoppers could really
be benefiting from the additional money by ensuring that they are
making the right decisions in order to get the best deals on their
To get the most from using "cashback" you will need to do some research.
Firstly not all "cashback" sites have arrangements with all airlines and holiday
companies and secondly the discounts offered vary from site to site.
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