Money Monday: 6 Summer Vacation Money Tips

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  • Don’t Blow Your Budget
  • Drive Instead of Flying
  • If You Have to Fly, Do It When No One Else Does
  • Start Your Vacation Shopping Online
  • Check Out Hotels’ Direct Websites for Deals
  • Don’t Despair If a Far-Off Destination Isn’t in the Cards

Don’t Blow Your Budget

Just because Uncle Sam wrote you a nice refund check this year doesn’t mean you should use it to book that trip to Paris. Take a close look at your finances and your travel options and find a midpoint between the two before logging on to Travelocity. That will leave you some money for your rainy day fund and some for spending on vacation.

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