Between the long gloomy months of winter and your hectic post-holiday schedule, you deserve a break. Shake off those winter blues and start packing the sunscreen for a sunnier side of the world with the family. We know planning can be daunting, but your spring getaway could be a short flight away with a little pre-planning and some helpful tips from professionals.

Do you need a little inspiration? The Family Vacationist has some spring break vacation ideas they consider the best family spring travel destinations for 2023. These destinations help you avoid all the college spring break party places and by visiting these locations in March, April, and May you can avoid summer crowds and humid weather. Here are their picks:

  1. Honolulu, Hawaii
  2. San Diego, California
  3. Grand Canyon, Arizona
  4. Park City, Utah
  5. Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming
  6. Chicago, Illinois
  7. Athens, Georgia
  8. Cocoa Beach, Florida
  9. Washington, D.C.
  10. Great Smoky Mountains Nat. Park, Tennessee

Additionally, websites like CNN Underscored, RetailMeNot, and Travel Channel all offer up terrific tips for ways to save as you plan. For example: be flexible with where you go. Sometimes a less popular city, albeit a little farther from where you want to be, can offer you less expensive options. If flying, try to reserve on less active days, like Monday to Monday, as weekend airfare prices are higher. Compare flights and rooms through third-party sites like Expedia or Kayak. Whether planning a vacation or staycation, track down resorts that cater to families. Finding a hotel where kids stay free, with complimentary breakfasts and snacks, can add up to considerable savings. When booking a stay, book sooner rather than later. The consensus is that planning early can mean finding better deals on all your travel expenses.

Taking advantage of our Credit Card Balance Transfer promotion will definitely help lay the early groundwork for that getaway now, and help you avoid getting into unnecessary debt. VacationLand’s Credit Card Balance Transfer1 special can earn you ScoreCard Rewards Points and save you money when you transfer a credit card balance from another account to VacationLand’s select Rewards Visa Credit Card. With a 3.99% introductory APR2 for the first 15 months, you’ll keep money in your pocket, plus you can earn up to 10,000 ScoreCard Rewards Points when you transfer a balance over $5,000. There are no balance transfer fees, no cash advance fees, and those bonus points can be redeemed for merchandise, gift cards, or even cash for your travel expenses.

Let VLFCU help you catch a break. Start saving and start planning by stopping into any of our five branches, going online, or calling 800.691.9299 today. Hurry, though, this offer ends on February 28, 2023!

1 Membership eligibility is required with a minimum deposit of $25.00 in a Share/Savings Account. Member must be in good standing with VLFCU. No promotions are eligible with any other offer or discounts. 2 APR= Annual Percentage Rate. Promotional rate of 3.99% APR applies for fifteen months after you transfer a balance. Offer valid from January 1, 2023 through February 28, 2023. Balance transfers may not be used to pay down an existing VLFCU Visa. After the promotional period ends, the APR will be (Prime + 5.90 to 17.90% as published in the Wall Street Journal), based upon your creditworthiness. APR may vary but will not exceed 18%. ScoreCard Rewards Bonus Points are only available on select Visa Credit Cards. Foreign Transaction fee up to 1% of each transaction amount applies to purchase made outside of the U.S., regardless of whether you are located inside or outside the United States at the time of the transaction. Subject to change or cancellation without notice.