The ailing economy is fueling some unusual and unprecedented deals at hotels, restaurants and attractions and sparking some hard-to-ignore airfare sales.
Some of those offers are so enticing that you may feel like a “vulture tourist” just by taking advantage of the great deals. But hospitality experts say don’t worry too much about that: when times are bad, whatever you spend will be appreciated. And besides, when times are good, prices will quickly go back up.
So I’ve been eating out a lot more lately and taking a few extra plane trips. And, as I explain in my most recent Well-Mannered Traveler column on MSNBC.com, I have lots of company.