Tips for finding last-minute travel deals at the best prices - Newsday

If you’re a procrastinator by nature or like the thrill of finding a last-minute travel deal, there are some things you can do to make sure you really are paying the lowest possible price. Here are some of your best bets for booking last-minute travel on the cheap.

GO MOBILE You might be used to making travel plans and reservations on your desktop computer, but doing so means you could be paying more than you need to for those last-minute reservations.

“The best way to secure those last-minute deals is through mobile websites, mobile apps and by calling in,” said Mahesh Chaddah, co-founder of hotel reservations website Reservations.com. He recommended making full use of apps because “many hotels offer limited discount rates to mobile users only.”

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