Originally Posted by Koogie
We've saved some significant money doing the package deal thing before as well. Especially to Florida. We get flight/car/hotel (1or2*) from one of the tour companies affiliated with a discount airline and just never bother checking into the hotel. The flight/car was cheaper than a one way with a major carrier !
+1 if Koogie is talking about Allegiant Air. Allegiant Air
DW and I just took a week long trip to FL, total package-RT air, 4* hotel, rental car; and it was a great deal: $1500 for us both, all in.
If Allegiant serves your area, suggest you try it.