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Retirees are the one group of travelers who have more time than most of us to see the country or the world. But all of us share on thing in common, we want a bargain.

Hotel costs have skyrocketed in the last few years and can really put a dent in your travel budget.

Savvy Senior Columnist Jim Miller found some creative and affordable lodging alternatives.

1. Rent a home or condo

3. Bed and Breakfasts could be what you are looking for.

4. There are even some free options


5. You can also look for someone interested in trading homes