How Companies Know Your Location
One of the most challenging parts about online shopping is finding the
best deals. This is especially true when websites track your searches, increase rates and offer
different prices depending on which country you’re in.
An Internet Protocol (IP) address is essentially your unique
“address” on the Internet that tells websites where you are located.
Cookies track and store your online activities. When travel
sites sense that you’re doing several searches for the same query, they quickly increase
Websites can use your mobile’s or tablet’s GPS to see where you
are located, and then use that to determine which prices to offer you.
If you’re browsing through Wi-Fi, websites can track your
location if you give them permission.
With HTML5 coding, websites can track your location even on
your personal computer.
What Can I Save Money On?
Using a VPN can save you hundreds, even thousands of dollars on
flights, cars, and more! Pretty unbelievable, right?
Many airlines charge customers different prices based on the IP address
they use to purchase the ticket. Savings can be up to hundreds of dollars on international
Save on Rental Cars
Rental car companies price discriminate just like airlines. Try booking
your reservation from various countries and you'll find you can easily save hundreds of
Save Money on Software Subscriptions
All of the following software packages can be bought for significantly
less outside their country of origin: Microsoft Office, Adobe CC and more. Check how much
you could save.
Save Money on Streaming Services
Did you know Apple Music can be purchased 80%% cheaper from certain
locations, and many sports streaming services are cheaper or even free in specific
How to Save Money Using a VPN
Everyone wants lower prices. But if you’d like to browse another
country’s version of a website to check out their deals, you’ll need to use a Virtual Private
Network (VPN) to change your IP address from one country to another.
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