ANCHOR: If you’re thinking of getting away from it all this summer, you might as well save some money when you’re doing it.

ANCHOR: Our money and real estate expert Ilyce Glink is here with some travel deals that are sure to get you in the mood to travel.

ILYCE: With gas prices soaring at the pump, many travel industry insiders have expected Americans to stay put this summer. But some of the deals out there are just to good to pass up. Here’s a little bit of what’s out there right now.

Free Gas Money

Choice Hotels; 2-night minimum through Aug 31.
(800) 424-6423

Hampton Inn Maingate East near Walt Disney World; 3-night minimum through September 30
(407) 396-8484

Hotel Reservations Network; 3-night minimum

Omni Hotel, through September 5

Hotel Discounts

Marriott – Buy one get one free

Woodstock Inn, Vermont – from $89 per night

Hilton – Book 21 days ahead and get 30 % off lowest rate
or (800) 445-8667

ILYCE: If you’re booking flights, check out the website of your airline of choice for the best deals, plus bonus miles for booking online. You can even use a senior discount on the web.