Pennsylvania – Planning a summer getaway? Save some money by downloading using these apps and using these websites.

Listen to the audio from Chuck Sivertsen on ABC News, who gives some tips.

Save on Gas

  • GasBuddy – Find lowest gas prices in your area
  • AAA TripTik – Cheap gas prices and trip planning
  • Route4Me – Help creating a route for your roadtrip when you need to make multiple stops
  • iGasUp – Although not as well known as GasBuddy and is not free, it claims to be more accurate
  • Carticipate – A carpooling app that can find you a cheap ride in cities
  • Waze – Avoid traffic jams

 

Save on Hotels

  • Skyscanner – Finds cheap flights, hotels, and rental cars – also can send alerts when it finds a cheaper price
  • Kayak – Finds cheap flights, hotels, and rental cars – also uses a Price Forecast to see if you should book now or later
  • Hopper – Finds cheap flights, hotels, and rental cars – uses push notifications to tell you exactly when to book
  • AirBnB – Undercuts hotel prices by allowing people to rent out their homes for a B and B experience
  • Hotel Tonight – A hotel booking app that thrives on finding last-minute deals
  • HotelPal – Search for hotel rooms based on location and price – shows high-quality photos of what the rooms really look like

 

Save on Airfare

  • Skyscanner – Finds cheap flights, hotels, and rental cars – also can send alerts when it finds a cheaper price
  • Kayak – Finds cheap flights, hotels, and rental cars – also uses a Price Forecast to see if you should book now or later
  • Hopper – Finds cheap flights, hotels, and rental cars – uses push notifications to tell you exactly when to book
  • Hipmunk – Finds cheap flights, hotels, and rental cars – you can sign up to get free alert for locations you’re interested in
  • Kiwi – Finds cheap flights, hotels, and rental cars – especially focuses on international travel

 

Save on Meals

  • Yelp – Read reviews of restaurants across the country and sort by menus and price
  • FourSquare – Find a new place to eat and see prices
  • EAT24 – Order delivery from thousands of restaurants in cities across the country
  • LocalEats – Instead of listing every restaurant, this app focuses on showing you the best rated hidden treasures, along with their price range

 


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