Whenever you’re booking a trip, it can be easy to forget about all of the fees and expenses you’ll face when it’s time to do your traveling. Whether it’s hotels charging for WiFi and tempting you with their minibar, airlines tacking on charges for checked luggage, credit cards hitting you with transaction fees, or your cellular provider ransoming your data plan, these expenses can really add up.
Road trips are a quintessential American pastime that, in my estimation, have only gotten better in recent years. With more fuel-efficient vehicles, apps that lead you to the best gas stations, and (of course) the Internet allowing us to find cool things to do pretty much anywhere in the country, hitting the road can not only save you significant coin compared to flying but also offer an abundance of fun along the way.
Traveling overseas can be thrilling, fascinating, and unforgettable. Sadly, it can also be quite expensive if you aren't prepared. Follow these tips to have an amazing trip while still being frugal and budget conscious.