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Gas Prices Aside, Americans Have Been Hitting the Road Again

We're a nation that loves to drive, but in recent years, the soaring price of gas and the stuttering economy have kept our cars in our driveways more often. However, according to the Chase Freedom Lifestyle Index, our spending on road trips seems to be rising again.

Summer Travel on a Budget: Readers' Road Trip Tips

Summer is nearly here, but high gas prices and high unemployment are making the idea of the traditional vacation seem a bit scary. Luckily, DailyFinance's readers have ridden to the rescue with their best advice on inexpensive places to go, the best ways to get there, and how to make the most of you limited resources.

Tell Us Your Best Tips for Summer Road Trips

Summer vacation season is nearly here. It's time to travel, but with the economy still sluggish, we all want to do it without draining our bank accounts. So DailyFinance is asking our readers for advice: How do you save money on road trips? What are your favorite low-cost places to visit? And what are your best tips for enjoying a summer vacation without bankrupting yourself?

AAA Sees 92.3 Million Americans Traveling Over Holidays

A total of 92.3 million American will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holidays, according to AAA. The figure is a 3.1% increase from the 89.5 million who traveled in the holiday season of 2009, AAA said in a statement.

College fun on the cheap

hallway partyLast week when I covered how much money college students need for personal items and entertainment, I alluded to the countless options for having fun...