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By Maggie Tomasek
Who’s ready for a winter getaway?
Travel can be the perfect way to unwind after the rush of the holiday season. Plus, it’s not the most popular vacation time, so it can be easier to take days off from work. Need another reason? Hipmunk says January and February will be two of the cheapest months for domestic airfare.
One of the best ways to save money? Take advantage of offseason prices to get the most bang for your buck in these terrific travel destinations.
Remember that some attractions might be closed or have limited hours during the offseason. And of course, before you go anywhere, check the weather report so you know what to pack for your time in the Big Apple or the Magic Kingdom.
Want more ideas to make the most of your travel budget? Check out these tips for an affordable European vacation and for becoming a seasoned off-season traveler.
Maggie Tomasek is the PR and Social Media Specialist at Alliant. She began her career as a sports journalist for newspapers in Utica, N.Y., Des Moines and Cincinnati before moving to Chicago in 2009. Maggie is a eight-time Chicago Marathon finisher and a lifelong creative writer with a passion for comedy. Her mom instilled in her a great sense of fiscal responsibility, and her big sister told her to throw that responsibility out the window every once in a while in the name of life experience. So far, that combination of financial advice has worked out pretty well for her.