3 Money-Saving Travel Tips in San Diego

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We know that especially around the holidays, it can be easy to not watch your money closely. Between gifts, food, and travel, the holidays are one of the most expensive times of the year. We’ve rounded up our top money saving travel tips for your next visit to San Diego.


Inexpensive dining options

Even though you’re on vacation, you don’t have to shell out cash for every meal. While the dinner bill for a large family can add up, there are plenty of inexpensive options around the neighborhood. Plus, going grocery shopping for smaller meals like breakfast and snacks can really save some money on your trip. Our own burger and hot dog joint, Bunz, is family and budget friendly.


Free events

What’s great about San Diego is that there are tons of free events around the city. Theme parks and attractions , such as the San Diego Zoo often offer free days on certain months, and kids can get in for free or for a discounted price. Check out this calendar for an updated list of free things to do in San Diego.


Movies in the Park

A flick under the stars anyone? Liberty Station is returning with their series of free movies in the park this fall. The venue will host a series of free outdoor film screenings throughout weekends in the summer and fall.


Another great way to save money when travelling is by getting the inside scoop and tips from the locals. After all, they know the area best! Our staff at the Days Inn are super eager to help you out on your trip, and will always offer their insights and tips of the trade on how to get the most out of your stay in San Diego!