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6 tips for stretching your post-shutdown vacation dollars
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6 tips for stretching your post-shutdown vacation dollars

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This summer is looking much different than years past.

Between the coronavirus pandemic threat at large and the tens of millions facing unemployment, many Americans are reevaluating their summer plans and budgets.

While not everyone is eager to get out of the house, one-third of Americans are ready to take a summer vacation, according to a recent survey conducted by The Points Guy, a Bankrate sister site. However, 47% of those surveyed said they planned to take it slow by starting with in-state road trips.

After months of hunkering down and with states beginning to reopen, travelers are starting to think about summer escapes — but more budget friendly and health conscious.

If you’re one of those people ready to get away, here are six tips for stretching your post-shutdown vacation dollars:

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