Traveling this summer? Vacation packages, flights are more expensive; how you can save some money

CHICAGO (WLS) — After being cooped up for several years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are traveling again regardless of what it costs. And the costs are not low.

“The demand is so high. Planes are at full capacity and with they’d the airlines don’t have to worry about dropping those rates,” said Mark Janus of Janus Travel.

Victor Rivera is taking his family to Italy for 17 days in June. He originally planned the trip before the pandemic, but now that they are finally able to get away Inflation has made it much more expensive.

“Everything is crazy.