Looking to take a fun, memorable vacation? This year, you may want to skip purchasing expensive airfare or traveling internationally and simply stick to the family car. Road trips allow you to see the country at a slow pace and create your own journey. Ever fly over the Grand Canyon or the Rocky Mountains and wish you could take some time to explore? Travel by automobile and this wish can become reality.
However, though taking a road trip may seem like a cheap vacation option, it can end up costing you far more than you’d think if you don’t properly plan. Consider all the expenses included, and make sure you budget properly before the final cost puts you in the red.
Planning your budget ahead of time is vital to control spending, and you can start by mapping the route you plan to travel to determine how many days and miles your trip will encompass. Once you deduce the distance and time, you can create a budget for gas, food, and lodging, and also know […]