Is there a last-minute booking strategy that actually works? I mean, are some websites better than others? Is it possible to find a deal? Or is the whole last-minute thing a farce? Do sites like selloffvacations.com and itravel2000.com sell the same types of rooms that you’d book with a travel agent? Or are they selling the scraps?
I’m not exactly sure what I want to learn here… I’m hoping that my own questions become clear in my mind as I converse with some of you experts.
My reason for deal-hunting is twofold. One: I’m hoping to spend a little less money than I did last year… I’d be comfortable with $800 or less, taxes in. Two: My current schedule won’t allow me to book much ahead of time. If I find that I have a free week coming up, I’d like to be able to book just a few days in advance and then go.