How to Score Tremendous Travel Freebies

Travelers are saddled with all sorts of extra costs these days. Dodge them with these freebies for people on the go.

Travel is expensive enough before you factor in the budget-busting, nickel-and-dime fees you encounter along the way. From paying to check your luggage to finding out your hotel charges for parking, you can easily spend hundreds on miscellaneous products and services throughout your trip. But there are plenty of ways to score free products and services during your travels if you know where to look:

Flight Freebies

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Rebecca Dolan
Contributing Writer,
Before joining the Kiplinger team as Online Community Editor in 2013, Rebecca was associate travel editor at the Huffington Post, where she also handled the travel section's social media. She landed at AOL/HuffPost after earning an MS in journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School, with a concentration in health and science journalism. Prior to that, she covered lifestyle at Jacksonville Magazine, in Jacksonville, Fla., preceded by a stint at American Cheerleader magazine. She holds a BA from the College of William and Mary.