How to snag a last-minute vacation deal
With consumer confidence at a five-year high, more people appear to be willing to take a big summer vacation. Around 86% of travelers are planning such a trip this year, up from 79% in 2012, according to a recent survey of over 1,200 people by travel website TripAdvisor.com. But with more people hitting the beach, there’s also more risk in waiting until the last minute. “Some will get lucky, some will not,” says consumer advocate and travel consultant Christopher Elliott...