TravelSupermarket's resident travel expert, Bob Atkinson, picks as one of his top tips to save money.

Along with tips on airport parking, travel insurance and holiday money, Bob recommends buying car hire excess insurance before you travel from, making a saving of up to 65% compared with buying it from the car rental company pick-up desk.

"Buy before you fly for a more comprehensive product without the hard sell!" said Bob.

Bob Atkinson has over 20 years experience working in the travel industry and is a regular contributor to BBC News, TV and radio as well as numerous mentions in the national press. He is passionate about ensuring consumers get the right deal on their holiday.

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