Americans will scrimp to get a summer vacation


driving to beach vacation
driving to beach vacation

A little over half of all Americans plan to travel this summer, according to a new survey, although most report making some major sacrifices to afford their trip.

About 51% of the respondents to the annual American Express Spending & Saving Tracker said they plan to spend a whopping $1,000 per person on summer travel. The 2,000 randomly chosen respondents tend to have annual household incomes of $62,700, according to American Express.