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Tips for saving money at the amusement park

Tips for saving money at the amusement park

It seems we are smack in the middle of amusement park season. I've heard from readers heading to Cedar Point, Holiday World, Disney, Universal and of course, Six Flags.

But trips to theme parks can be hard on the family budget. Here are some tips for saving money at amusement parks from Family Vacation Critic.

Plan (and purchase) in advance. Rather than purchasing day-of tickets, consider purchasing tickets online. Some parks offer discounted rates if purchased ahead of time, which can save a significant amount on the ticket cost combined. It's also worth checking park web sites for flash sales and other discounts, and sometimes purchasing tickets as part of...