Save $50 a Day, 2011: Transportation and Travel
Lower auto repair and gas costs, and find deals on flights and hotels by timing your trip right.
Chill out and coast your way to savings
Run on Regular
you can probably fill up with regular most of the time
*The exception: Is your car turbo- or supercharged? Stick with the manufacturer’s recommended fuel grade.
Keep that Clunker
the results are firmly in favor of hanging on to your old car
Lighten Your Load
Please, your car is not a closet. Clean it out
plan a route that will let you sit instead of drive
Or, see if you can telecommute.
Don't Skimp on Maintenance
You can improve your gas mileage by up to 3.3 % just by keeping your tires inflated to the proper pressure
Consider hitting the islands earlier in the year
Fly on Tuesday
Flying during the week instead of on weekends, when most people travel, is a great way to save.
Last-minute deals that offer great bargains on unfilled plane seats and hotel rooms are regularly posted on many travel Web sites