Frugal Fridays: 7 tips for a Memorial Day getaway that doesn't break the bank

Affordable Memorial Day Getaways
Affordable Memorial Day Getaways

We've made it through the winter into the spring, and finally this weekend, the unofficial start to summer is here.

Memorial Day weekend is one of our favorite holiday weekends because, aside from the extra day off from work, it's the kickoff to all things sunny, warm weather and relaxation.

If that's not enough to make you want to jump in your car and make a celebratory getaway, we don't know what is!

SEE ALSO: 5 ways to have fun on a budget this Memorial Day Weekend

The problem with holiday weekends, however, is that we're more inclined to act impulsively and spend without realizing that we're being overcharged. It's easy to go on a Memorial Day getaway and come back to find you've gone way over budget.

But never fear, we've got you covered on how to make sure this doesn't happen.

Here are our 7 tips for planning a Memorial Day trip that won't break the bank:

Whether your off to somewhere within driving distance or boarding a plane, there are ways to make your trip work around your budget.

Now, check out our tips for making a frugal getaway during any non-holiday weekend:

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