If you call a tour operator to ask for a brochure to be sent to you, don’t expect it to arrive the next day – brochures take at least a week to arrive
Book online – brochure prices are often discounted for online bookings. Looking up prices online is also an easier way to compare the cost of your holiday
Allow yourself a few days to shop around and check out brochures and websites to find the best price
Compare the entries in more than one brochure or website to give you a clearer idea of what your resort or hotel is really like
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If you can, be flexible on which airport you fly from, as it could save you a significant amount of money
Make sure you take a copy of the brochure or online description on holiday with you. It’s always worth knowing what you were promised at the time of booking, especially if you want to make a complaint.
When you find a holiday you like, make a list of all the extra costs, including in-flight meals, flight supplements, extra legroom, fuel surcharges etc, before you begin to compare prices
Always read the small print on the brochure or at the back of the brochure, as this will help you work out the real price of your package.
Child prices or discount offers are snapped up quickly, so book early – remember that children may attract under-occupancy charges that you’ll need to factor in to the total cost of your holiday.