In the past we have enjoyed taking weekend trips to visit friends, attend weddings, go hiking, etc. But with the increases in gas and food expenses lately, coupled with wedding expenses, these weekend trips are going to be among our first budget casualties. This weekend we had planned to spend 3 days in St. Louis, attending a friend’s wedding and seeing the local sights. Attending the wedding was important to us, but two nights in a hotel was just more than our budget allowed. So at the last minute we decided to make it a two-day trip instead.
Are you planning to reduce your summer travel plans due to the recent economic downturn?