World's Greatest Travel Bargains
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World's Greatest Travel Bargains

Plan & Create Your Own Super-Value Trips Without Expert Assistance.
4.6 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
185 students enrolled
Created by Umair Asif
Last updated 10/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn skills needed to book and plan trips using the Internet without relying on travel experts
  • Access unique travel resources to book high-quality and inexpensive trips
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Requirements
  • Basic familiarity with the Internet is mendatory
Description

Preview

  • Get best airfare to dream destinations with a single click.
  • Rent castles, villas & islands for less than a hotel room.
  • Go on a private safari for less than $1000 per person.
  • Hire world's leading private guides at an amazing price.

What you will learn?

The aim of this course is to equip students with the skills needed to book and plan their travel using the Internet without relying on travel experts. At the end of this course, students will be able to book their own journeys without expert assistance. In fact, they will likely become a travel authority who are able to help and guide others. Case studies, examples and comparison tables enable students to review the value of learned content by comparing it with the best travel deals advertised on the Internet.. A free preview of lectures on hotel industry should help visitors evaluate if this is a good course to study.

Excerpt from the course

Hotel Bookings

Learn how you can get a room with a view around almost any major landmark at a reasonable price.

Airfares

Find best airfare deals with a click of your mouse. Visualize the best days to travel, date to travel and compare prices with other weeks and months -- Instantly.

Car Rentals

Rent exotic cars or any vehicle at a 50% or greater discount than advertised on the popular Internet websites.

Tours & Trip Planning

Enjoy your own private tour at a better quality and price than similar escorted tours from popular tour operators.

& Much More...

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for newbies and experts alike who want to learn additional skills required to find amazing travel deals
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 19 Lectures Collapse All 19 Lectures 01:58:28
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Course Introduction: Unlocking the Mystery
1 Lecture 02:04
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Hotel Booking
8 Lectures 40:42

This video demonstrates how prices of a hotel can differ significantly across hotel booking websites. It also reveals why special deals offered by hotel booking websites are mostly a marketing gimmick.

Preview 02:40

This video explains how you can find the lowest published room rates.

Preview 03:00

This video explains why it has become so important to compare hotel rates with rates at official websites of the hotel. Three case studies are presented to prove why booking directly with the hotel is perhaps the best-kept secret, which is seldom discussed on public platforms.

Preview 04:04

This brief explains which reputable websites offer "unpublished" rates that are not advertised anywhere else. There is also a comparison table highlighting possible savings using these websites.

PART 2: Where to Find Unpublished "Special" Deals?
6 pages

This lecture describes a very innovative strategy to use on Priceline to get massive savings on 5-star and upscale resorts. It also illustrates why users of Priceline bid high, and how to find the lowest bids that hotels are willing to accept.

A Priceline Bidding Strategy: Powerful Method to Save Big on Five-Star Hotels
10:26

This lecture offers useful information on where to rent premium villas, chateaus, and even small castles for less than a hotel room.
Renting Signature Properties & Villas for Less than a Hotel Room
05:51

This lecture offers extensive guidance on how you can find a hotel room with a wonderful view. Contrary to popular thinking, you can get a dream room at a reasonable price.

How to Find a Room with a View?
07:10

This article provides useful information on saving thousands of dollars in trip cost using a service, which is often overlooked. I demonstrate how you can arrange private tours to exotic lands for significantly less than the prices advertised by group tours.
Creating Your Own 'Super Value' Hotel Packages
07:31
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Booking Airfares
4 Lectures 28:57

This section demonstrates how you can find the lowest possible airfare for almost any destination in the world. Accordingly, the lecture will also cover how easy it is to locate the best days to travel using a simple yet powerful graphic pricing tool.

Where to Find the Lowest Published Airfare on Any Route?
10:09

If you are flexible with travel dates and destinations, this lecture shows how you can find the best airfare deal to your dream vacation destination using a user-friendly database.
How to Instantly Access All Possible Airfare Deals - PART 1
09:54

If you are flexible regarding your travel destination but still want to travel on specific dates, this section provides useful information on how you can find the best airfare deal using a user-friendly visual database.

How to Instantly Access All Possible Airfare Deals - PART 2
03:00

This section compares my methods with the best travel deals website on the Internet. Basically, this section proves that you can beat almost any "airfare specials" and "airfare quotes" anywhere on the Internet using methods discussed in this section.
How My Methods Compare with Deals on the Internet?
05:54
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Car Rentals
3 Lectures 12:37

This section will highlight the mechanics of car rental industry, and show why most consumers pay very high prices on car rentals? It highlights myths and realities by comparing car rental rates offered by online vendors.

Big & Ugly: A Simple Secret to Getting the Lowest Rental Rate
07:30

This article provides information on how to get the "best value for your money" when renting a car.

Best Value for Your Car Rentals - Secrets Revealed
3 pages

This topic covers how travelers can save almost 50% on rental prices advertised by popular companies.The new renting phenomenon of peer rental has taken US by storm, and it is quickly spreading in Europe.

Rent Cars upto 50% Less than the Super Discounted Rates
05:07
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Buying Tours & Planning Trips
3 Lectures 22:08

This lecture highlights how travelers can easily pick highest-quality five-star tours anywhere in the world at a significantly lower cost than what is usually charged by popular tour operators.

Finding the Best Value Tour? Anywhere - Everytime
08:19

This video provides insight into booking and creating your own customized travel journeys using a user-friendly online platform. The trip-planning platform can save thousands of dollars in trip costs.

Trip Planning Made Easier
13:49

This article provides useful information on saving thousands of dollars in trip cost using a service, which is often overlooked. I demonstrate how you can arrange private tours to exotic lands for significantly less than the prices advertised by group tours.

Your Own 'Super-Value' Private Tour - Luxury on a Budget
3 pages
About the Instructor
Umair Asif
4.6 Average rating
4 Reviews
185 Students
1 Course
Travel Consultant TTP DTTC; Social Entrepreneur

I am a travel consultant who has actively worked behind some of the most intuitive online travel applications in the world. I am also proud to hold the most prestigious certifications in the travel industry. Formerly, I was associated with world-class organisations such as Walt Disney and Google Inc, which encouraged me to pursue my career as a freelance consultant. Currently, I am also pursuing personal goals by actively participating in social activities related to the development of small businesses around the world.