Posts Tagged ‘Budget’

Airbnb Experience with the Family: 6 Pluses & Minuses

Our Family Used Airbnb in Europe – A Review Toe in the Airbnb Water This is the travel year the Jacobsen Family would jump into the modern travel world via Airbnb. One would think that with my own travel site, bargain shopping habits, and burgeoning family, I would have been an early adopter. Not so!…

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How Much to Budget for a Disney World Family Vacation?

How Much Does Disney World Cost

Wondering how much it costs for a family vacation to Disney World? In his article on Finance Yahoo, What it Really Costs to Go to Walt Disney World, Brad Tuttle compares four sample family trips to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. (If you click to the Finance Yahoo article link, scroll down below the second…

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Family of 5 in Rome for 89 Euros Per Person Per Day

Rome 89 Euros Per Person Per Day

My family of 5 went to Rome in June, 2012. We are 2 adults (hubby and me), and our three teenage boys: 17, 13, 13 (twins, actually they were days away from turning 14). As described in my Paris budget post, we travel frugal-ish. We stay in nice but budget-friendly hotels, and we eat at…

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Family of 5 in Paris for 106 Euros Per Person Per Day

Tuileries Garden View

My family of 5 went to Paris in June of 2012. We are 2 adults (hubby and me), and three teenage boys: 17, 13, 13 (twins). We travel frugal-ish. We stay in nice but budget-friendly hotels, and we eat at restaurants that offer good food at a reasonable price. We use public transportation, and we…

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Cheap Eats in NYC for the Family

Back again from NYC. I had some success finding inexpensive places to eat (or cheap eating strategies might be a better description), but still found it hard as a tourist to find myself at the right location when hunger struck. “Inexpensive dining” means different things to different folks. When I was in college and down…

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NYC for Families on a Budget

I have written past blogs about our favorite budget options in NYC, but the more I go there the more things I discover. Here are some new favorites. Museums: If you have a specific museum you want to visit, check out their website. Almost all of them have either a “free day” or a donation…

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10 Tips for Budget Family Travel to Europe

10 Tips for Budget Family Travel to Europe

Whatever your reasons for taking your kids to Europe, there are ways to be there within a budget. Taking the kids costs more – in airfare, food, hotels, and activities – than if it was just me and my hubby as my sole globe-hopping partner. (I’ll save my dreams of spending an entire quiet day…

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