What Type of Vacation Is Right for You (and Your Budget)?

What Type of Vacation Is Right for You (and Your Budget)?

Everybody needs a little time away, right?

Whether you’re flat broke or rolling in the Benjamins, sometimes you just need a little breather.

With summer on the way, you’re probably thinking about vacation options: Where do you want to go? How long can you stay there? And, oh yeah, how are you going to pay for it in the first place?

Smart questions to ask, right? So let’s take a look at what vacation you might be able to afford based on your budget:

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6 Budget Travel Tips to Get You Home for the Holidays

6 Budget Travel Tips to Get You Home for the Holidays

Most of us already know if it makes more sense to fly or drive home for the holidays. So we aren’t going to spend time comparing the two. But we are going to give you holiday travel tips to help you save money when you head home for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

Spending less on travel means you can budget more for the fun stuff you want to do when you reach your destination. And who doesn’t want that? Here are six holiday travel tips to help you get the most bang for your buck this year:

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How to Budget for a Spa Day

How to Budget for a Spa Day

You work hard for the money. Somehow, on top of your 9-to-5 job, you manage to keep your family running. So is it any wonder you could use a spa day every now and then?

The hard part’s fitting it into an already jam-packed budget.

Well, you’re in for a treat! We’ve got three easy ways to help you carve out room in your monthly budget for a day of relaxation—without the guilt.

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Going on Vacation? Don’t Forget About These 9 Hidden Costs

Going on Vacation? Don’t Forget About These 9 Hidden Costs

When it’s vacation time, there are three big expenses to think about: airfare (if you’re flying), hotels and food. There are, however, some smaller costs that may slip under your radar. These small costs could turn into big chunks of your vacation budget! We’re giving you the heads-up on those so you can plan for them then focus on what’s really important: enjoying your trip!

Here are nine hidden expenses to consider when going on vacation.

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How to Travel Cheap: Save $1,000 (Or More!) on Your Summer Vacation

How to Travel Cheap: Save $1,000 (Or More!) on Your Summer Vacation

Summertime brings visions of driving with the windows down. Chasing fireflies as evening falls. Roasting s’mores over the firepit. Sweating in the supreme heat and smacking mosquitos until your hand goes numb.

Okay. So summer isn’t all perfection. Even the iconic summer vacation can leave people feeling numb from the weight of debt. Maybe the majority of Americans vacay that way, but not you. You can see beyond this one getaway into the bigger picture of your full financial future. So come home memory-filled and debt-free.

Here’s how you can travel cheap and save $1,000 (or more!) on your summer vacation.  

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