Millions of Americans look forward to spring’s week-long escape from the real world for a chance to enjoy some fun in the sun or perhaps skiing in the mountains with family and friends.
USE FREE WI-FI
To avoid pricey data-overage fees, turn off pop-up notifications and use the Free Wi-Fi Finder app to track down local hotspots.
Many hotels and hostels offer some sort of free breakfast, typically consisting of fruit, cereal, and pastries, which is plenty to start your day.
ENTERTAINMENT AND ACTIVITIES
Take the time to review entertainment and activity options and identify those that are most important to you and your family. There are plenty of free things you can do on your trip.
DRINKS AND SNACKS
Limit the excess you spend on drinks and snacks by packing fruit or granola bars and a refillable water bottle to stay fueled and hydrated during a long day of exploring.
Don’t waste your money on souvenirs; the trip itself is a memory, so take plenty of pictures and create a digital photo book that you and your family will enjoy scanning through for years to come.