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  1. counselor
  2. Travel deals portals
  3. coupon portals
  4. Hotel booking portals
  5. You must pay attention to this:

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Sit under palm trees again, feel the sun on your skin and recharge your batteries for the dark winter. Just the right thing, right? The good: Now in November you can fly into the sun in a nice and cheap way. Stiftung Warentest has tested the best offers and shows what to look for.

Travel deals portals

1. travel.shop.ebay.de

Here you will find especially cheap short trips and hotel accommodation . Mostly you buy a voucher without a fixed travel date.

Stiftung Warentest says: Many low-priced offers, some 50 percent discount. Interesting for flexible vacationers.

2. travelzoo.de

Flights, hotels or wellness trips - the selection of cheap offers is great here. You book directly with the provider or buy a voucher.

Stiftung Warentest says: Many low-priced offers - but especially on flights you should compare the prices.

3. Cancel-holiday-deals.com

Here are daily new offers, mostly hotel accommodation or short breaks . You buy a voucher without a fixed date.

Stiftung Warentest says: There should be a price advantage of 90 percent here. In testing, however, only discounts of about 50 percent or even less were found.

coupon portals

1. dailydeal.de and grouponreisen.de

At dailydeal.de there are about 30 offers with discounts between 20 and 80 percent. At grouponreisen.de about 40 offers with similar discounts (25 to 75 percent). Both providers mainly have city breaks or short breaks in the program. Man buys coupons.

Stiftung Warentest says: Partly really cheap, but not always. Therefore, before buying necessarily compare prices! The vouchers make both portals particularly interesting for flexible vacationers. If you are less flexible, you should inquire before the voucher purchase from the provider whether the offer is actually available on the desired date.

Hotel booking portals

1. booking.com

The "Secret Deals" promise overnight stays at half price. To receive the offers, you have to register with his e-mail address.

Stiftung Warentest says: The search is worthwhile! However, the "Secret Deals" are not available for all cities and dates.

2nd hrs.com

There are special offers from several areas, such as "bargains", "newly opened", "hotels", "exclusive prices" and daily deals.

Stiftung Warentest says: There are many hotels with up to 50 percent off! The search for overnight bargains is worthwhile despite limited offer.

You must pay attention to this:

1. Compare the prices - check again and again on another portal.

2. Do not be fooled, relax behind "two days" is only one night.

3. Ask before the voucher purchase directly from the provider for free appointments.

4. Pay attention to hidden costs for cleaning, flight surcharges or shipping costs.

5. Right of withdrawal: The right of withdrawal applies to vouchers, not for travel .

6. Pay only on pages online if the internet address begins with an "https". Otherwise, if possible, pay by invoice or direct debit instead of credit card.

7. EXTRA TIP: A new judgment of the European Court of Justice strengthens the rights of passengers. If a flight is more than three hours late, it can now go up to 600 euros.

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