This summer, if you decide to fly back to the same vacation destination you visited last year, the tickets will cost you 12% to 15% more.
That's for the fare alone, a result of higher fuel costs that airlines are passing on to customers. Then you'll have to tack on luggage fees, taxes, charges for on-board meals, and other extras. But with a little flexibility and some creative maneuvering, you can get where you're going for less.
Molly McCluskey does not own positions in any of the companies mentioned. Follow her finance and travel tweets on Twitter at @MollyEMcCluskey.
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