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13 Ways to Save Money on Road Trips

Money Talks News Logo By Erica Silverstein of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 14: Editor's Note: This story originally appeared on Living on the Cheap. Sometimes a good old-fashioned road trip is just the vacation you need. Driving vacations can be as leisurely or as hectic as you want, and you never have to stick to a schedule. They also can be more affordable than trips involving flights and resorts. That’s not to say there aren’t expenses. Gas and tolls can add up, and eating out can leave the family budget whimpering “uncle.” Here are ways to save money on road trips so you can enjoy a fun and affordable vacation. It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter. Sponsored: Add $1.7 million to your retirement A recent Vanguard study revealed a self-managed $500,000 investment grows into an average $1.7 million in 25 years. But under the care of a pro, the average is $3.4 million. That’s an extra $1.7 million! Maybe that’s why the wealthy use investment pros and why you should too. How? With SmartAsset’s free  financial adviser matching tool. In five minutes you’ll have up to three qualified local pros, each legally required to act in your best interests. Most offer free first consultations. What have you got to lose? Click here to check it out right now.

13 Ways to Save Money on Road Trips

Editor's Note: This story originally appeared on Living on the Cheap.

Sometimes a good old-fashioned road trip is just the vacation you need. Driving vacations can be as leisurely or as hectic as you want, and you never have to stick to a schedule. They also can be more affordable than trips involving flights and resorts.

That’s not to say there aren’t expenses. Gas and tolls can add up, and eating out can leave the family budget whimpering “uncle.” Here are ways to save money on road trips so you can enjoy a fun and affordable vacation.

It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

Sponsored: Add $1.7 million to your retirement

A recent Vanguard study revealed a self-managed $500,000 investment grows into an average $1.7 million in 25 years. But under the care of a pro, the average is $3.4 million. That’s an extra $1.7 million!

Maybe that’s why the wealthy use investment pros and why you should too. How? With SmartAsset’s free financial adviser matching tool. In five minutes you’ll have up to three qualified local pros, each legally required to act in your best interests. Most offer free first consultations. What have you got to lose? Click here to check it out right now.

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