Money-Saving Holiday Travel Tips

Join our #CreditChat on Periscope, YouTube Live, Twitter, and Snapchat every Wednesday  at 3 p.m ET. In this chat, we talked about how to save money on your Holiday travels.

The panel included: Jennifer JacksonMillennial Transition Coach | ADLT 101; Tracie Miller Nobles: CPA, Associate Professor at Austin Community College and member of the AICPA’s National CPA Financial Literacy Commission; Shannon McNay: Writer for Student Loan Hero; Rod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian; and Christina Roman: Social Media Specialist at Experian.

We also featured financial tips all week on Snapchat.

Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: What items should be factored into a holiday travel budget?
  • Q2: What factors should you consider when choosing the least expensive mode of transportation during the holidays?
  • Q3: What is the best way to save on flights during the holiday season?
  • Q4: What are your top money-saving tips for road trips?
  • Q5: When traveling for the holidays, how do you save on transporting gifts?
  • Q6: How can you save on lodging during your stay?
  • Q7: How can you plan for the unexpected when it comes to holiday travel?
  • Q8: How can you save on pet sitting or house sitting when you are traveling?
  • Q9: How do you plan ahead/budget for activities when traveling?
  • Q10: What is your top holiday travel saving hack?

View the Complete Chat via Storify:


11 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Travel via Wisebread

Holiday Travel Hacks That Will Save Your Sanity via Wisebread

Fighting Holiday Identity Theft: Travel and More via Ask Experian

Infographic: Identity Protection While Traveling via Ask Experian

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