Holiday Travel Money Saving Tips

Playing Travel Apps to Save Time & Money!

With the holiday season upon us, chances are you will be doing plenty of traveling to see family and friends, so why not save money and time on getting there? The Doctors welcome travel expert Gilbert Ott who shares some great apps that can ease your winter travel blues.

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Hipmunk: In addition to helping you save money, this app also has an “Agony Index” that informs the user of things like bad weather and the number of stops and connections on each flight option. It also helps the user sort destinations by topics like “beach, ski vacation, city break, foodie city,” Gilbert explains. Find out more about Hipmunk, here!

Rome2rio: Sometimes just getting to the airport is the start of your holiday travel nightmare, but this app helps inform the traveler of every transportation method (bus, train, subway, Uber/Lyft) available to get to the airport and transportation options in your destination city. Find out more about Rome2rio, here!

GateGuru: No one loves waiting in security lines and this app takes some of the guess work out what to expect when you show up at the airport. The app gives users a security line wait time estimate for each terminal. The app is also filled with user-reviewed information on bars and restaurants near your gate. Find out more about GateGuru, here!

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Check out these apps before heading home for the holidays, they could make your trip less expensive and more enjoyable!