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5 Tricks To Get More Bang For Your Budget Flight

Lesser-known tips on how to pay less for much more on your next flight

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Low-cost carriers have revolutionised travel, and flights are now easier to book and more affordable than ever. But securing a steal on your air fare is just half the battle won.

Try out these five tips the next time you’re booking a low-cost flight, and you may be surprised by how much more value you can get on a budget.

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5. Maximise your carry-on allowance

If you’ve opted not to add any check-in luggage, you should know what an airline will allow you to carry on board. Most carriers will permit two hand-carry items per person, as long as the baggages don’t exceed set dimensions and a stated combined weight.

This means you can carry a cabin luggage to stash your clothes and shopping in while keeping your essentials close in a small handbag. Another clever trick is to make use of utilitarian jackets with functional pockets you can fill up with more stuff.

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