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Haggle for your holiday

Discussion in 'Travel' started by massagelondon, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. massagelondon

    massagelondon Active Member

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    Article from The Times
    http://travel.timesonline.co.uk/article ... 66,00.html

    'Blagging — a modern English term from the French word blaguer, meaning to joke or to talk through one’s hat — and the way it works is simple. You find a holiday or a hotel room that you fancy, then you try one of several tactics to lower the price or get a few extras thrown in free. You may get lucky, you may not, but what’s the worst that can happen? They can only say no, right? '

    The author describes several techniques which saved him thousands - have you ever tried any tricks to lower the price of your holiday?
     
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