“Hotels with free breakfast!” – Jana K.
“Travel at night so they sleep and don’t need to eat. Also we pack snack boxes and a cooler with drinks.” – Amy R.
“Crock pot meals in the hotel room and eat by the pool instead of going out to dinner!!” – Gina M.
“Look up the community on Facebook and reach out for suggestions from local parents on where to go for fun, inexpensive (or even free) activities for kids.” – Jill T.
“Rent a house/condo from VRBO or homeway instead of hotel rooms. They are cheaper and you can cook two meals a day, which saves a bunch.” – Stephanie B.
“Plan ahead. Spur of the moment trips always cost more.” – Kristi S.
“I pack a cooler with drinks, snacks, cold cuts and bread to save time and money for those random hunger moments that cost you an arm and a leg at the gas station convenience store.
I research nearby restaurants to the hotel and look for coupons or promos that will save us some money on our vacation dining.