Money’s tight and the bills continue to roll in, but it’s essential that you travel to be with your loved ones this holiday season. No need to fork over a large sum of cash on airfare if a road trip is an option; an extended road trip will get the job done at a fraction of the cost. Here are some money-saving tips to get you started:
1. Plan Ahead
When looking to hit the road for an extended period of time, it’s best to plan ahead to get the biggest bang for your buck and minimize the risk of incurring unnecessary costs. For starters, you’ll want to determine what you plan to do, how long you will spend at your destination and come up with an estimate of total costs so you can save accordingly. And don’t forget about packing those special pieces — if you forget to pack the appropriate gear or clothing, you could end up spending hundreds you didn’t anticipate beforehand.
2. Vehicle Check-up
If you’ll be taking your own vehicle on the road in lieu of a rental, don’t forget to Read More →