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How to Cut Your Vacation Budget in Half

By Just Heather |




On Monday, we spent a fabulous day at the beach with my best friend and her family. This was perfect for so many different reasons.

Not only did I have someone to help me plan our non-vacation, but we got to share the load — and expenses — along the way.

I brought the boogie boards; she brought the sand toys. I have a beach blanket; she has umbrellas. I packed lunch supplies; she had dinner covered. She knew the way; I knew how to entertain the kids in the car.

Vacations can be a lot of work to plan and prepare — it’s awesome to be able to split responsibilities now and then. Someday, we’ll take a full vacation together. One large beach house is usually less expensive than 2 smaller ones. And, when we’re all together, many places will offer a group discount on tickets.

Plus, I get to hang out with my best friend, and that just might be worth more than the money we saved.

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More money saving ideas from Heather on Inexpensively.com:
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1 Tank of Gas + 2 Coolers of Food = 12 Hours of Awesome
3 Ways Your Vacation Budget Is Closer Than You Think

About Just Heather

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Just Heather

Heather Sokol babbles about shoes, cocktails, and, mostly, her family. She and her geeky husband are raising four kids and losing sanity daily. They live their gluten free life on a budget while Heather shares her deals, tips and coupon savvy. Read more on her blog Just HeatherTwitter or Pinterest. Read bio and latest posts → Read Heather's latest posts →

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One thought on “How to Cut Your Vacation Budget in Half

  1. marylweimer says:

    Love this idea for a staycation. We really don’t take enough advantage of our national parks- and those beaches are some of the best!

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