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Tech Minute: Last-minute travel deals

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Tech Minute: Last-minute travel deals

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If you hope to squeeze in a vacation before summer ends but don't want to spend an arm and a leg, try a last-minute travel app to book your trip. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on her recommendations in this Tech Minute.

There's no better place to start looking for last-minute travel deals than lastminutetravel.com. This web site and now a free iOS or Android app can help you search for it all: flights, hotels, vacation packages, and even cruises. The best deals are often found if your dates are flexible and if you don't mind waiting to find the name of the hotel or airline until after you've booked. If your after cheap last minute airfare. The free Skyscanner app onto your Iphone or Android is a must Skyscanner will give you a. Snap shot of your travel route over a period of time and tell you when its cheapest to book. It will also help you travel like an insider by recommending when it's cheaper to book one way tickets on separate airlines VS a traditional round trip. Finally if you're just looking for hotel deals look no further than hotel tonight another free app. When hotels have last minute available rooms, they flip them to this app, so you can book them at bargain basement prices, but you won't find any flea bags on this site, just high quality properties at a great price. In San Francisco, I'm [UNKNOWN], cnet.com for CBS News. [NOISE]

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