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50 Hacks for Smarter Last-Minute Travel

Travel + Leisure Logo By Travel and Leisure Staff of Travel + Leisure | Slide 1 of 57: <p>Group-tour operators, such as Abercrombie & Kent, Butterfield & Robinson, and Wild Frontiers, often have openings at the last minute. Expeditions to <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/slideshows/travel-bucket-list">bucket-list destinations</a> often sell out far in advance, but check for cancellations, especially around the holidays.</p>

Putting together a trip on short notice, whether out of impulse or necessity, doesn’t have to break the bank — or you. Stay calm and check out these savvy suggestions from more than a dozen travel experts on how to plan (and save money on) a perfect spontaneous getaway.

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