Are you a super savvy saver when it comes to booking holidays? Or do the websites get the best of you, causing you to miss out on deals?
Take this quiz to find out your savvy-booker score.
Discover if you’re a travel titan, able to winkle out a bargain months in advance or a sticker price sucker, paying over the odds for your holidays.
The quiz comes after a study of 1,500 people who go abroad revealed 65 per cent attempt a number of ‘hacks’ each time they search online for a holiday, with 16 per cent waking up early to take advantage of sales going live first thing in the morning.
While other top travel tactics people try include setting flight price tracking alerts, clearing their web cookies and signing up for air fare newsletters.
But 74 per cent think booking a getaway is just ‘a bit of a gamble’ when it comes to prices.
A spokesman for FlightsFinder.com, which commissioned the research to launch its specialist ‘ask the expert’ function, said: “Everyone wants the best deals and cheapest flights.
“The problem consumers face is deciding which hacks are actually worth the effort and which are not.
“Some might even be more hassle than they’re worth.
“The fact remains that the more rigid you are with your travel plans the less likely it is that you’ll grab a bargain.”
Other hacks holidaymakers employ to get the best prices are to always check whether two single flights are cheaper than one return (24 per cent) or using browser incognito mode to hide previous searches (23 per cent).
While 15 per cent search for ‘hidden city’ or multi-city tickets – with a long stopover to squeeze in an extra day’s sightseeing in a new location.
However, these hacks can cause some anxiety as 23 per cent admitted to stressing ‘a lot’ about