If you are planning your next vacation, there are more than a few things on your plate. Not only are you trying to find the time off work and debating on the location of your next vacation, you are also trying to do this at a value. While there is no guarantee that you will always pay the lowest price for your vacation, there are a few things that you should never never ever overpay for.
The first and most obvious to place to save for most people is food. Asking a hotel concierge where to eat is not always a good idea because they may steer you towards a place that gives you a good meal but at an inflated cost. Make sure before you go anywhere to do a little research and find out what restaurants are in the area. You should be able to get onto a website, look at a menu, and read customer reviews. This way, not only can you be certain the price is good but you may even be able to get a recommendation on what you should eat there.
Another thing you should never overpay for is a cruise. There is no way of being sure you are always getting the best deal but with search engines and more than enough travel sites online you can be certain that there are more than a few cheap cruises out there for you to pick from. In a tough economy everyone is looking to attract business even if that means giving you a significant price break.
When you get off the plane and head to your destination there is no reason to pay big money for a cab. Most sites offer a shuttle service that can get you there for a flat rate. No matter where you spend your next vacation, make sure you never overpay for these things.