Top Four Travel Tips for Dealing with Rising Exchange Rates

Financial experts have estimated that the looney could soon drop to as low as $0.69 USD in the coming months. With the temperatures also on the decline, travellers are still itching to get away from winter and into the heat, but might be a bit weary due to the low exchange rate. We understand, so here are some simple ways your CAA Membership can help you beat the currency drop and the cold!
  1. Looking for adventure and thinking of a Disney® or Universal Studios® family getaway? Make sure you buy your tour and attraction tickets in advance. As a CAA Member you’ll get tickets at pre-negotiated rates for theme parks and a variety of other attractions as well. Purchasing in advance with your CAA Membership will get you discounts on tickets and save you from having to pay extra charges that may arise once you’re at your destination.
  2. Pre-book your hotel room and car rental prior to leaving for your trip. A lot of people will wait until they get to their destination to book their rental car, which can often be way more expensive than initially anticipated. Avoid the shock all together and simply pre-book it. CAA Members get fantastic pre-paid deals with Hertz and discounts from Thrifty and Dollar as well.
  3. For trips that aren’t all-inclusive, make sure you book hotels that offer breakfast and lunch options. Some hotels in hot spots like Hawaii and Orlando will give you the option including one meal with your room booking, allowing you to pinch pennies on some of your meals. Your CAA Travel Professionals know deals and specials in destinations all over the globe and will be able to easily pull some great, affordable options.
  4. Probably the best possible way to save is to book an all-inclusive vacation! Pay one price right from the start and you won’t have to worry about managing the exchange rate once you arrive because everything is already paid for. If you stay on the resort, there are usually no surprises or hidden costs. You can sit back, enjoy and not have to worry about calculating costs while you’re relaxing.

To plan your next vacation, visit your CAA Store or call 1-800-267-8713.