Thinking about going away for spring break? Vacations can be pricey, but your trip doesn’t have to break the bank. The key is to have a good time while staying inside your price range. Here are some spending tips from Metro North Federal Credit Union to inspire you to have a fun, worry-free spring break.

Take Advantage Of Deals

When you’re on break, you may be tempted to jump at the first offer you are given. Despite this, it is important to take some time and shop around. Don’t be afraid to bargain! Saving your money is much easier when you get a good deal. Look to find the best option that fits your budget and take advantage of whatever you can to help you stay ahead.

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Cook Up Some Culturegrilled-chicken-1334632_1280

Dining out can be expensive. One common travel mistake is dishing out extra money to visit a restaurant for every meal. Instead of paying too much for food at a touristy establishment, try making some local delicacies in your own space. Not only will it help you get a better taste of the culture, but this will be a healthier option for your wallet too.

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Skip The Souvenir Stores

Don’t blow money on things you don’t need. Try skipping the souvenir stores and immersing yourself further into the local fun. Sometimes the best souvenirs are free! (The pictures and the memories don’t cost a dime). If you save some of your souvenir money, you won’t have any post-break financial regrets.

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Spend Smarter For Spring Break With MNFCU

There’s a lot to consider when you’re preparing for a fun spring break. Travel smart and make sure your trip doesn’t break your budget with Metro North Federal Credit Union. Our personal loans and savings options are excellent for planning a special getaway.