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Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

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Aylesbury, United...
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Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

Hi there

We are thinking (hubby & 2 girls) of going in the next 2-3 years. Fingers crossed we are due for some money due to us from our bank (PPI) and have decided this will go on our holiday to Orlando.

I am just curious with the economic climate how everyone gets on with saving for Orlando. We last went 12 years ago (pre kids) and it is only just now we can afford to go. Are you all in high paid jobs or do you max out the credit card and pay later?!

Hope you don't mind me asking. Am addicted to this forum already!

Hereford, United...
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1. Re: Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

Personally I save the money I want to save and put it on a pre paid travel card, take some dollars, that way you spend the money you can afford to spend. We do take a credit card as a back up for emergencies.

Bedford
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2. Re: Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

Worked hard and saved every penny :) x

Stoke-on-Trent...
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3. Re: Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

Booked a year ago and go in 3 weeks could of gone months ago if we stuck it all on credit cards. Prefer to work and save the money and pay it off

Worksop, United...
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4. Re: Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

I save. I max out my credit card and then I pay it off, in full, when due, from those savings.

Well, not max out actually; I couldn't afford to repay it if I did.

Horsham, United...
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5. Re: Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

Wouldn't go unless we have the cash up front to pay for it. Work hard, play hard :)

Amsterdam, The...
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6. Re: Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

We save the money in advance so we can pay off the creditcard when we come home.

(Must admit we don't have kids)

Ontario
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7. Re: Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

Save, save, save....we only go if the money is there to pay for it. Now, that doesn't mean we get to go as often as we would like, but its much more enjoyable that way, rather than worrying about paying it off after. :-)

Manchester, United...
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8. Re: Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

Hi this will be our 7th time we go we book a year in advance and save like mad we don't have a credit card and just spend whatever we have saved x

Bedford
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USLovers - Work hard, player hardER! :)

Isle of Wight...
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10. Re: Money - do you save or is it all on credit!

Save every last penny don't think I can enjoy a holiday that hasn't been paid for!