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Ready, Set, Save: The Budget Travel Quiz
by Staff
Everybody deserves a good vacation every now and then, but how can you get away when your bottom line looks beleaguered? See if you have what it takes to plan a vacation on a dime with this budget travel quiz.

A six-night vacation for a family of four costs about how much?

  • $1,500
  • $3,000
  • $5,000

A trip to Walt Disney World costs about how much per day for a four-person family?

  • $300
  • $400
  • $500

Steering clear of tourism hot spots typically can save up to how much on a family vacation?

  • 30 percent
  • 50 percent
  • 70 percent

What's the general age limit for children to fly free?

  • 18 months
  • 2 years old
  • 3 years old

Which of the following is the most common way travelers cut costs?

  • driving instead of flying
  • hunting for vacation bargains
  • lodging in hotel alternatives

True or false: Summer is the most expensive season to travel.

  • true
  • false

True or false: Motel stays cost less than hotel lodging.

  • true
  • false

Which type of travel accommodations came first in the United States?

  • motels
  • hotels
  • bed & breakfasts

A month-long rental of Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, owned by Sir Richard Branson, costs about how much?

  • $140,000
  • $540,000
  • $1.4 million

True or false: Hidden fees are more common at luxury hotels, compared to lower and mid-priced hotels.

  • true
  • false

How many people does the U.S. tourism industry employ?

  • 4.7 million
  • 7.7 million
  • 10.7 million

How much did the U.S. tourism industry earn in the second quarter (April - June) of 2011 alone?

  • $1.2 million
  • $1.2 billion
  • $1.2 trillion

What's the most popular vacation destination in the world?

  • Paris
  • New York City
  • Walt Disney World

What's the cheapest day of the week to fly?

  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Saturday

What's the cheapest day of the week to purchase a plane ticket?

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday

In 1950, how much did daily travel, food and lodging cost a family of four?

  • $13
  • $33
  • $53

In 2010, what percentage of American families planned to take a summer vacation?

  • 52 percent
  • 72 percent
  • 92 percent

Which of the following outdoor attractions offers the lowest admission fee?

  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Yellowstone National Park

Which city booked the highest number of hotel rooms during the summer of 2010?

  • Orlando
  • Chicago
  • San Diego

For travel within the United States and Europe, which is the bargain month to go?

  • January
  • March
  • September