If you’ve been considering taking road trips with the kids, now might be a great time to put it into gear.
In April 2016, American drivers had saved nearly $12 billion on gas during the first months of the year compared to what they spent on fuel during the same time period in 2015, according to a recent AAA survey.
Furthermore, drivers are expected to pay the lowest gas prices in 12 years while traveling in summer, noted AAA.
As a result, 55 percent of Americans say they are more likely to take road trips this year. In fact, road trips are the most popular type of vacation for families planning to travel, followed by national parks and theme parks.
Without the need to worry about high prices at the pump, you can focus your savings radar on another key travel factor: food.
Food costs can fluctuate greatly, depending on when you stop to get a bite to eat, where you dine and what you pack before heading out.
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