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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • 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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Being frugal doesn’t mean you have to stay home all the time. There are so many ways to enjoy travel while also sticking to a budget and keeping with your values! Over the years I’ve written so much about travel, whether it’s how to plan ahead, how to save on flights, or how to use points to travel to Scotland (which my husband and I actually did!). Here are all of my best ideas in this frugal travel ideas roundup.

Southern Savers Frugal Travel Ideas Roundup


Have a Great Vacation on a Tight Budget

6 Tips for a Cheap Beach Vacation

Apps for Planning Road Trips and Vacations

Planning for Summer Vacation 2024

4 Frugal Summer Vacation Planning Tips

How to Plan a Frugal Vacation

Planning Spring Break: How to Keep Your Kids and Wallet Happy


8 Tips for Saving on Campsites

7 Tips for Saving on Hotels

7 Tips to Save on Lodging

How to Save on Vacation Rentals


11 Ways to Save on Plane Tickets

How to Travel on Points

Reader Question: How Can I Save Money on RV Travel?

5 Ways to Save on Airline Tickets


Road Trip Activity Books to Kids, Teens, and Adult

DIY Car Bingo

12 Audiobooks for Family Road Trips

5 Rainy Day Beach Activities

10 Amazing History Podcasts for Road Trips

10 Simple Family Road Trip Games


Frugal Road Trip Meal & Snack Ideas

vacation meal plan

Vacation Meal Plan: From Your Pantry

Beach Week Meal Plan

Creating a Vacation Meal Plan + Printables


20 Spring Break Staycation Ideas

Top 16 Staycation Ideas

Summer Staycation Ideas


12 Affordable Family Vacations in the South

5 Great Trips for Families in the Southeast

ways to save on spring break

5 Ways to Save on Spring Break

6 Cheap Summer Vacations

Special Trips

20 ways to save at disney world

Top Ways to Save at Disney World

disney world

9 Tips for Saving at Disney World

How to Save at Great Wolf Lodge

How to Cut Onboard Cruise Costs

How to Save on Cruises: It’s Cheaper to Sail Than You Think

Colonial Williamsburg on a Budget


If you're heading on a trip or wanting to go out of town, see our full roundup of frugal travel ideas from lodging to food to transportation!