6 Best travel-booking tricks you’re not using

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Are you getting the best deal on travel? Are you sure?

One of my favorites from the piece: Quadruple dip into travel rewards. There are four layers to consider: Rewards from the airline or hotel. Rewards from the travel booking site (Orbitz and Hotels.com have particularly robust programs). Rewards or cash back from a credit card. And finally, rewards or cash back from a portal site (such as FatWallet.com or BeFrugal.com), through which you link to that favorite travel booking site. All told, you could get 10 percent back on the cost of your trip.

Read the full article at CNBC.com, with my five other tricks.