08/19/2013 08:01 am ET | Updated Aug 21, 2013

A Trick To Finding Cheaper Travel Destinations, From Seth Kugel (VIDEO)

Being flexible and staying alert are key when you're looking to save money on your vacation. When he appeared on Mondays With Marlo, Frugal Traveler columnist for The New York Times Seth Kugel said that you should sign up for airfare alerts and act quickly when deals become available. Cities within your desired country can also be cheaper than more popular destinations. For example, when in France, travel to Toulouse instead of Paris.

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And for more advice on affordable globetrotting, see Seth's frugal travel tips:

Seth Kugel's Frugal Travel Tips

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