Savvy Vacation Planning 

Set a budget- Know what you want to spend before you start making arrangements. Don’t pay later because you weren’t disciplined at the start. You can have a beautiful vacation with a great attitude and your creativity. But everything with me always starts with a financial plan.Ask for suggestions- Talk to friends, post on a social media site and investigate web sites that feature reviews to get interesting and cost-savings ideas that will make this vacation the best ever.Check deals on travel often- Staying flexible on dates usually according to experts, allows you best chance for less expensive bookings. And airline booking sites often allow you to ‘check the ‘flexible dates’ box’ that will search for the cheapest flights. Though many experts say that leaving on one weekend day or another is no longer a cost-saving option mid-week flights can be cheaper. Choose a theme- One travel site suggested that planning a trip may be easier and less expensive if you plan your trip around a theme. Theme such as walking trip, focusing on history or foodLodging – We live in Vacationland. Surely you can put a friend’s family up for a bit of time this summer? If so, maybe you can visit their region, too. For other inexpensive lodging ideas try smaller hotels, housing swaps through agencies that manage the arrangements, or camping.All-inclusive fixed-price options such as cruises, resorts offer you a one price for all meals and some fun. Citations:Marion Syversen, [email protected] Check out our website that includes weekly streaming Disclosure:Only securities and advisory services offered through Wall Street Financial Group, Inc. Registered Investment Advisor. Member FINRA/SIPC. Wall Street Financial Group, Inc. and Norumbega Financial are separate entities, independently owned and operated. (CR9045)