If you’ve looked at booking a holiday then you’ve probably tried to get the best possible deal. This is understandable – we all want to have great trips away, but we want to feel that we’re getting value for money.So finding the right mixture of quality and pricing is vital. In some senses this should be easier today than it has ever been before. We have a much wider range of options available to us, although some would suggest that the increased choice brings its own problems.It can be difficult to know where the best deals can be found. Before the arrival of the internet, many of us would have booked flights and package holidays at our local high street travel agents.They were almost the only show in town, so that were the obvious place to go. So were we all getting the best possible prices? The problem with booking in this way is that it can be very hard to compare prices – we don’t know whether we might be able to pay less elsewhere.We could, of course, opt to visit a different travel agents to carry out a price comparison. This might be feasible but would really depend on whether there are alternatives within close proximity. If not, it could be time consuming.Fortunately, such concerns should be a thing of the past for most of us. The internet offers numerous advantages over this traditional way of booking holidays.So how should you go about finding the best deal? You can use price comparison sites to get an indication, but these don’t necessarily give a complete picture. A better bet might be to find some trusted online travel websites and to see what they have on offer.Don’t forget that you can really make some significant savings, especially if you’re prepared to be flexible. Think about when you want to travel and whether you would be prepared to alter your plans by a few days.Showing such flexibility could help you to save a lot on a wonderful holiday.