13 Perfect Off-Season Getaways | Reader's Digest

13 Perfect Off-Season Getaways

Three experts reveal their favorite off-season destinations.

By Lauren Gniazdowski from Reader's Digest, | February 2011

WHERE TO START
Bendele’s resources: savings.com, tripadvisor.com, Lonely Planet and Fodor’s guidebooks, Facebook
What savings.com can offer: “We’ve got our Ask, Answer & Save feature. You can log on there in the travel section and write, ‘What’s the best time of year to go to the Grand Canyon?’ You’ll get an answer from one of our travel experts, and you can start a dialogue.”

Kugel’s resources: Frugal Traveler blog on nytimes.com, his Twitter feed (@frugaltraveler), hotwire.com, Frommer’s on nytimes.com, intimatehotelsbarbados.com
What the Frugal Traveler blog can offer: “I try to show readers how to save money, but it’s also about getting away from hotels and restaurants that cater to tourists and getting into the real spirit of the places I visit.”

Willdorf’s resources: budgettravel.com, orbitz.com, expedia.com, kayak.com, travelocity.com, jetsetter.com, luxurylink.com, familygetaways.com, cruisecritic.com
What budgettravel.com can offer: “We have deals, many of them exclusive, with discounts when you use our name. We scour the world for the best deals. Many are off-season.”

–Lauren J. Gniazdowski

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