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Saving money on a summer vacation road trip planning is harder than ever.

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But get your ducks and kids in a row and pack them into your car! We've got 12 great vacation deal tips that will save you big money and keep your caravan rolling down the road!

Cheap vacation deals come in all kinds of unexpected packages. We've uncovered the best, the most unexpected, and perhaps, the most soul satisfying ways to make your vacation dollars go farther with these tips.

So even if your campers won't always be happy as you pack them into the car...at least your wallet will smile as these 12 excellent money-saving tips restore your road trip sanity and fun!


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