A Simple Way to Make Sure You Have a Great Vacation Next Year
- If vacation spending put you on edge this summer, start now to save next year’s getaway.
- Most Americans value vacation time. Few bother to save for that precious time away.
People save for retirement. For college. For a down payment.
Few save for vacation.
Yet every year, about two-thirds of Americans put everyday life behind them and set off for some R&R, according to a Gallup poll taken in December.
Paying for it is another matter. Saving for vacation is not a priority for Americans, says a survey from CIT Bank. In February, CIT surveyed 1,100 U.S. adults online to see how they save money, and how the money is earmarked.
Only about a third of people save for travel and vacation, CIT found.