Five Budget Travel Tips For a Guilt-Free Vacation

The official start of summer is just a few short weeks away, and we'd bet your thoughts are already turning to sun-drenched beaches, scenic hikes, and the pleasantly unfamiliar sites and smells of foreign cities. In other words...vacation!

Then reality intrudes: Can you afford one?

Here are five ways to score vacation deals and trim your travel bill to help you leave the spending guilt at home.