Five Ways to Save on Vacation

We all know that feeling of being totally broke after spending big on a summer vacation. Most people splurge while on summer vacations but you don’t have to spend big to enjoy the fun of an all-out summer escape. Here are five money-saving tips for your big trip that will leave you feeling financially happy when you return home. 1. Be flexible with transportation options. Plane … Continue reading Five Ways to Save on Vacation

Five Ways to Save on Vacation

We all know that feeling of being totally broke after spending big on a summer vacation.  Most people splurge while on summer vacations but you don’t have to spend big to enjoy the fun of an all-out summer escape.  Here are five money-saving tips for your big trip that will leave you feeling financially happy when you return home. Be flexible with transportation options.  Flight … Continue reading Five Ways to Save on Vacation

How to Travel on a Budget Part III: Cruising to Affordable Paradise

It’s that time of year! A $399 seven-day Caribbean cruise may sound like a bargain, but know this: the price is really only the point of entry. As ships have become fancier and offer more amenities than ever before, trying to figure out how much your trip will cost is a little bit like peering into Alice in Wonderland’s rabbit hole: There’s no one answer. … Continue reading How to Travel on a Budget Part III: Cruising to Affordable Paradise

Would you book your next vacation with Sears?

We are all familiar with Sears for its home appliances and goods. But did you know vacations are now in store, too? Well, maybe not literally “in store,” but the retailer did launch SearsVacations.com last week. Sears’ new online service provides vacation and travel packages, including adjustable flight-hotel-car rentals combinations, resorts and cruise search. This move from Sears certainly caught us by surprise, and we … Continue reading Would you book your next vacation with Sears?

Save on Traveling: What to Pack to Avoid Airline Fees

Nowadays, traveling is getting more and more expensive – especially when you’re flying. More than ticket booking, airline fees have become the main frustration for passengers. As airlines seem to invent more impossible hidden fees every year, you can still save on your travels by knowing the specific fees by airlines, comparing rates and packing smart. Here are a few great sites to help: Kayak’s … Continue reading Save on Traveling: What to Pack to Avoid Airline Fees

Plan a Budget Friendly Trip

With the last six weeks of summer upon us, you may be in search of some resources to help you plan a budget friendly trip. We have already done the searching and have come across some fabulous finds for your end of summer getaway. Visit this travel saver website to find out where you can travel that is within your own personal budget. All you … Continue reading Plan a Budget Friendly Trip

Save on Summer Vacation

Believe it or not summer vacation is just around the corner! Stressing about finances and payments can take the fun out of any vacation, which is supposed to be a get-a-way! So don’t worry about where the money will come from, but instead start planning now so you can enjoy a stress-free vacation.

  • Be flexible regarding your travel dates. If you have an open mind and open schedule, you can plan your trip when airline tickets are cheaper. Some tickets are cheaper during different days of the week, for instance.
  • Stay with family or friends. Try to travel somewhere you have relatives and stay with your family rather than paying for a hotel or condo all week. Also, it would be a great visit! You can always repay them by taking the family out to dinner the last night, a great gesture for something they gave up for free. It is also a lot cheaper than a week of hotel rooms! Continue reading “Save on Summer Vacation”

Vacation Tips

It’s time to start planning for summer vacations! Don’t rack up credit card debt to go on your dream vacation—plan ahead to minimize expenses. Bankrate.com offers some money-saving vacation planning tips: Think ahead: Plan for vacation necessities—film, sunscreen, refreshments—that you can bring with you to save money. Tourist hot spots often charge higher prices than stores closer to home. Consider timing: To get the best … Continue reading Vacation Tips