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Your guide to family travel on a budget

Even if your kids don’t remember all of your family vacations, kids reap a lot of benefits from traveling at a young age. Of course, traveling with kids can get pretty pricey. So, we’ve rounded up tips to help you plan budget family travel that keeps the good times going without sacrificing any fun.Related: This amazing TikTok travel hack makes traveling with kids SO much easierSaving money while traveling with kids starts with the small stuff. From choosing a hotel that suits all of your needs (think: free breakfast) to planning your trips in the off season, all it takes…

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How to save hundreds on your next trip using these hacks

We spoke with two Michigan-made travel bloggers about ways to plan your next vacation on a budget amid ongoing inflation. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Throughout November, we’re ON YOUR SIDE helping you survive the squeeze with ways to save amid all the inflation. Traveling continues to get tougher as the cost of essentials continues to climb. We spoke with two Michigan-made travel bloggers about ways to plan your next vacation on a budget. Jessica Bassett of Byron Center is behind the travel blog “Mom in the Mitten” and she said, “With all of our beaches and state parks and with…

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6 travel hacks to try for your next adventure

These days, saving money while traveling seems impossible. Along with the price of goods, the Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that airline tickets have shot up by 18.6 percent, while the consumer price index for airline tickets skyrocketed to 25 percent. The increasing prices may turn travelers away from crossing off their bucket list destinations, but of course, not all hope is lost.  If you’ve been meaning to scratch that travel itch, there are still ways to save money while exploring the world. Here are just a few hacks: Be flexible with your travel dates As nice as it is…

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