12 money tips from holiday 'experts'
The King knew what a "Blue Christmas" it can be without loved ones around. You don't have to be in the same sad situation. Deb Mangas of Menno Travel Service in Goshen, Ind., says economical holiday travel is still possible. "You might have to fly on the holiday," she says. "But if you're flexible, there are some seats out there and some fairly good fares." Flights into and out of airports a bit farther away from your destination also might save you some bucks.