Money Saving Tips for Your Next Road Trip

The holidays are around the corner, and for many Americans that means time for a family road trip! Whether you're just driving a few hours or making it an overnight trip, you'll be happy to save money in whatever way you can. Try these tips out the next time you're headed out on a road trip and save money for the fun things!

  • Create, and stick to, a budget. If you have an idea of how much money you'll have available to spend on the trip you can allocate dollar amounts to every part of your trip, from meals to lodging.
  • Get the most out of your gas mileage. Things like using cruise control, avoiding idling, and driving the speed limit can all help you get better gas mileage.
  • Get a tune-up for your vehicle. This not only helps keep you and your family safe, some preventative maintenance could decrease your chances of getting stranded on the side of the road.
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