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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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Ways to save on vacation, travel & Disney.  Here are some great tips to save money on vacation.

Over the last 7 years of Southern Savers I’ve written a lot on saving while you are traveling, vacationing, and “Disneying”.  I thought a few days before half of America takes spring break would a great time to remind you of some quick and easy tips to save on your vacation, travel and Disney trips.

We are making a day trip for our “spring break” trip to see the Niña and Pinta ships as they visit Charleston Harbor, but for anyone else that is traveling longer and further here’s hoping you can save a ton!

Planning a Vacation

How to Plan a Frugal Vacation

Summer Vacation: 4 Frugal Planning Tips

Summer Vacation: How to Save on Lodging 

Saving on Vacation Rentals

Frugal Vacation Packing List (with free printable)

Saving on Travel

10 Ways to Save Money on Gas

Top 5 Apps to Save You Money on Gas

Tips for Saving on Road Trips

How to Save on Flights: Kayak Explore & Google Flights

Saving On Disney

Getting Started

Lodging & Resorts

Ticket Packages

Dining Plan

What to Pack

Extra Activities

Magic Kingdom

Hollywood Studios

Animal Kingdom

Child Care Tips

Final Thoughts

Cities to Visit & Free Things to Do

Top 25 FREE Things to Do In Savannah

Top 25 FREE Things To Do In Nashville

Top 25 FREE Things to do in Boston

Top 25 FREE Things to do in San Francisco

Top 25 FREE Things To Do In Orlando

Top 25 FREE Things to Do in New York City

Top 25 FREE Things to Do in Charleston

Top 25 FREE Things To Do In New Orleans

Top 25 FREE Things to Do in Birmingham

Top 25 FREE Things to do in Austin, TX

Top 25 FREE Things to do in Atlanta

Top 25 Free Things To Do In Miami, FL

Top 25 FREE Things to do in Chicago

Top 25 FREE Things to do in Portland

Top 25 FREE Things To Do In Houston, TX

Top 25 FREE Things To Do In Seattle

Where are you planning on going this summer? If y’all have any other advice on vacationing on a budget, I’d love to hear it!

Ways to save on vacation, travel & Disney.  Here are some great tips to save money on vacations.

 

    • Malaika

      We are planning a trip to Las Vegas sometime in June – the only time we can all go – and REALLY need ANY helpful tips and/or recommendations with regard to flights, accommodations, AND activities. We have never been there – do not gamble – and rarely travel. Any insight that you may have in regard to Las Vegas in particular would be greatly appreciated! Thank you in advance.

      • Susie

        We’re actually going close to the same time. We also don’t gamble, or drink, so it seems like an odd destination but you can get great airfare, hotel & rental car deals there. It has to be booked by tonight, but Frontier Airlines has one way flight deals as low as $29 through May 20. As an example, Atlanta to Las Vegas is $118 round trip right. For hotel and car check travelocity. We have day trips planned to the Grand Canyon,Hoover Dam, Bryce National Park, Zion National Park, and one to California. Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica. If you like the History Channel Shows like Pawn Stars, Counting Cars, Ricks Restoration, etc, there’s a Groupon available for a tour that goes to all those places. Download the Vegas app. It has a complete section on Free stuff to do there. Groupon and Living Social both have deals for that area.

      • kate

        If you don’t mind going to a timeshare presentation – agree to do that. When we went to Las Vegas a few years ago, they asked us about it at checking and gave us a $100 food voucher and $100 casino voucher for any of the hotels in that chain (Paris, Flamingo, Harrah’s, etc.). They are a little pushy at the presentation, but we knew we weren’t going to buy and told them that after the presentation and they gave us our free gifts and let us go. Took about 1 1/2 hours. Not bad for free breakfast and $200.

      • Nita

        Dining, Souviners and lodging are way cheaper in Old Vegas (Freemont St) than on the strip. You can get a prime rib dinner with the trimmings for $9.99. you’ll pay at least four times as much at any restaurant on the strip. Freemont St. also has a free light show in the evenings.

    • BarbnLukas

      Haha, I live in Charleston and I have to hear it from you! I’m definitely going to have to see those ship replicas- my 3yo has been wanting to go on a “boat” for a while now, and the paddleboat at the park didn’t cut it…