10 Ways to Save on Your Summer Vacation

Save Money on Your Summer Travels

Taking some time off in the summer can be a lot harder than it used to be. Airfare has climbed steadily over the last few years, alongside escalating gas prices, and hotel costs remain mercurial at best.  But the rising cost of travel shouldn’t necessarily force you to scrap your summer trip. “Travelers have a lot more tools at their disposal to find great deals,” says Brooke Ferencsik, director of communications for travel review site TripAdvisor. “The well-informed traveler always wins.” In order to help you score, here are the 10 steps that can drive down the cost of your family vacation. Photo Credit: Getty Images