NerdWallet: Summer Spending Report 2018
Family Vacations Can Mean Big Costs and Little Lies
Americans are planning to charge an average of $1,019 on their credit cards for family travel this summer. As they look at paying about $471 per child for activities, some will tell a fib for a better rate, our survey found.
By Erin El Issa
April 10, 2018
Summer is just around the corner, and for many families this means beach vacations, trips to amusement parks and day camp for the kids. These activities can be fun ways to enjoy the warmer days, but often they’re not cheap, and parents may charge the costs to their credit card, according to a new NerdWallet survey.
Be sure to download the app of any amusement park you are visiting, because you can often find additional deals and packages that way.
There’s still time to comparison shop for the best travel credit card for you and accrue rewards points to put toward your trip this summer.
Budgeting apps like Honeydue, Digit and YNAB (You Need a Budget) can help you track your spending and set money aside for summer.