Saving for a Trip

Whether you’re planning a staycation or saving for your dream vacation somewhere down the road, we’ve got budgeting hacks and money-saving strategies that make growing your vacation fund easy and manageable.

Budgeting and Saving to Make Your Vacation a Reality

It’s never too early to start saving for your next adventure. These budgeting tips can make your next vacation a reality sooner than you might have imagined.

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Six Months to a Vacation

A vacation is meant to be relaxing, and money shouldn’t interfere with that. Discover smart financial planning tips to help you save enough for your vacation in just six months.

Featured Guest Advice

When it comes to traveling on a budget, Teri Didjurgis of Blue Sky Traveler and Holly Johnson of Club Thrifty are seasoned pros. Discover easy ways to budget and save for a fun trip the whole family will enjoy.

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Planning for the Costs of Travel

How much should you save for your next trip? This simple chart can help you better understand what you’ll need to plan for.

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Rules of Saving

Master the art of saving to grow your getaway fund. You’ll be living out your #GetawayGoals in no time.

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Vacation Savings Account

It’s never too soon to start saving for next year’s vacation. Whether you’re dreaming of a beach retreat or a mountain getaway, these simple tips will help you get there faster.

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Vacation Saving Strategies

Don’t miss out on taking a relaxing break simply because your travel budget may be tighter this year. Discover ways to maximize your money and stretch your vacation funds further.

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10 Staycation Ideas to Enjoy at Home this Summer

You don’t need to take a vacation to make it a summer to remember with your family. Jessica Turner, The Mom Creative, offers some staycation ideas for summer fun at home — or close to it.

More Ways to Save for a Trip

No matter if it’s a road trip to the mountains or an excursion to the Eiffel Tower, check out the resources below for more travel tips.

Benefits of Using a Credit Card When You Travel

Find out why using your credit card to book airline tickets, hotel reservations, or other major travel-related expenses may be beneficial.

Save on Vacation with Confidence

Your next trip shouldn’t break the bank. Get savvy about saving with these money-saving travel hacks.

Spotlight on Savings

There’s no time like the present to re-evaluate your approach to saving. Explore our Spotlight on Savings podcast series for tips — you might be surprised how much money you’re able to save with these practical strategies.

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More Financial Resources from Regions Next Step

Looking for tips and tools for reaching your financial goals? Next Step’s online collection is full of articles, podcasts, worksheets, calculators and other useful resources to help you break your plans down into manageable and achievable steps.