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Save Online Three reasons the internet is cheaper, or free
The middle is boring. It’s neither one thing or another. Middle age, middle of the road, middleman. Not exactly inspiring.
But you know what is inspiring? You.
You can do so much! And because you live in the golden age of the internet, the world is your oyster. You can design your own adventure, try stuff for free, save on insurance. And that’s just the start.
The team at Budget Direct Insurance is all about cutting out the middle man and finding easy ways to do things better. Here are three ideas to inspire you and help you save online.
1. Design your own adventure
In the old days we never really knew what things cost. We had to trust travel agents to do our research. Flight and hotel prices were often a closely guarded secret and we had no way of knowing just how much the travel agent was adding to our holiday price tag.
Now, the world is your playground. And you can not only design a vacation that fits your lifestyle, you also save by booking direct and making the most of internet only offers.
Best for deals
lastminute.com - Save on holidays, hotels and flights. Also theatre, spas and lots more
googleflights.com - Loads of optionsincluding return-trip, one-way and multi-trip tickets. You can also specify things like your favourite airline and flight time
bedandbreakfast.com - Fantastic place to find somewhere really special. Also offers travel ideas and yummy recipes
cruisecompete.com - Extensive range of absolute best prices for ports and ships. You can book in advance or travel last minute
hotwire.com - Compare best deals for well known car rentals including Herts, Enterprise and Alamo
2. Try stuff for free
If you want to try before you buy, Singapore’s principal try-vertising sample store may be for you. The site represents 100s of well-known brands that want your business enough to offer you a free trial. Samplestore.com now has over 200,000 active users and has been around since 2008.
If you decide to sign up, you pay a small handling free of $3.99 and can select 4 samples of your choice. After that, you can decide if you want to go back for more.
Free beauty samples
Free for mum and baby
3. Save on insurance – buy direct
Buying insurance online is a no-brainer. It’s quicker, cheaper and it works just as well or even better than doing what your family has always done. Here are simple equations.
Insurance + middle man + commission = expensive + complicated
Insurance + online direct = cheaper + quicker
For more tips on how to save online, look out for future posts in this series.
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