Whether it’s five feet of snow you have been looking at on your morning commute, or just the irritation of always being chilly lately, you might be starting to get that spring break itch. The longing for warmer weather, time to relax, and maybe even a nice beach somewhere, far away from North Pole conditions, feels like a necessity. Don’t be worried about needing to spend a fortune on a lavish trip, even a quick escape can do the trick and there are plenty of ways to save while taking a perfect Spring Break vacation.
Right now is the time to start looking for group deals and discounts for upcoming trips. Groupon Coupons offers an entire section dedicated to Spring Break vacation packages including all inclusive vacations, family trips, and coupons for fun in the sun activities.
Make sure to pack everything you need. It might be worth the extra money to check a bag, if you will be flying to your destination. Especially if you are going to a more tourist heavy area, even replacing forgotten basics can get pricey with tourist inflation costs. Be prepared and you are guaranteed to have money leftover to buy the things you really want.
Try to find places just outside the tourist hub to dine and visit. These will be places that don’t rely solely on tourist season for their income; which means lower prices for an often better and more locally authentic experience.
Thankfully, reasonable transportation around this time isn’t too hard to find either. Fox Rent a Car has deals like discounts on standard convertible rentals through Spring Break season. Nothing is more quintessential Spring Break then a day in the sun with your convertible top down, and you can make it happen without breaking the bank.
Setting a budget and sticking to it is the best thing you can do to save money on vacation. It is easy to get excited want to buy everything when you are in a new place. Plan ahead to bring essentials and to save on hotel, airfare, and transportation, and you will definitely have money in your pocket for a little free spending. You may not be able to buy happiness but you can buy Spring Break, and isn’t that close enough?