Although the official start of summer is days away, it’s never too late to start saving for that family vacation. The most recent statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics say that the average American family spends $1,415 on a family vacation. Those numbers include transportation, lodging, food and beverage, entertainment, and gifts. Of course, your costs may be more or less depending on the size of your family, how far away you choose to go, how you choose to get there, where you choose to stay, and how much you spend on entertainment when you’re there.
Wherever you choose to go, you’ll have to have at least a few dollars on hand. Not sure where to get the cash from? Here are a few ideas to save some money: