Ahh, vacations. What does that thought conjure up for you? Warm, sandy beaches? Cruising the wide seas? Refreshing mountain streams? Whatever your pleasure, you sure don’t want to spend a chunk of your budget just arriving at the destination. You need to have money to play.

Here is a suitcase full of money-saving travel tips from transportation to lodging to entertainment.

Click on the links below to start saving in each category.

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Tips compiled by Dani M. Arthur.