Families Get Creative with Summer Travel Plans

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Uploaded on May 21, 2009 by Medialink

Disney Family.com's Travel Resource Provides Moms with Affordable Vacation Tips

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 20, 2009 - Most families are still planning summer vacations despite tough economic conditions, according to a recent survey from Disney Family.com. While 82 percent of surveyed families plan to take vacations, 33 percent of those families are scaling back by spending less time or money on trips this year. Conversely, families who are not traveling this summer cite budgetary and economic concerns as the top reasons they are staying close to home.

Specific ways in which families are adjusting their summer vacation plans include:
* Fifty-six percent are taking shorter trips,
* Forty-one percent are driving versus flying,
* Forty percent are figuring out ways to eat out less often while on vacation.

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Disney, Vacations, Family, Summer, Travel, Affordable, Tips, Budget, Ecomonic, Concerns, Entertainment
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