We all know that planning a trip at the last minute isn’t the smartest financial strategy out there. With limited time to spare, bargain-hunting is hardly a first priority. But when it comes to sudden breakups, unexpected layoffs, or general impulsiveness, time is rarely on our side. Whether we're fleeing something back home or just really terrible at time-management, last-minute plans are sometimes unavoidable.
Fortunately, leaving town at the 11th hour doesn’t have to break the bank; there are actually ways to go about planning your escape that are (gasp!) affordable. From following last-minute flight deal sites to signing up for a credit card with serious travel perks like the Wells Fargo Propel American Express® Card, these are the tips you’ll need to actually afford an amazing trip on the fly.