Saving Money


T-Shirts

Planning t-shirts for your reunion? Jack Raymond, Varsity Graphics, who was asked for his expert advice about ordering t-shirts, said, “Order at least a month...
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Transportation

Price out your trip components (air, hotel, rental car) at several online booking sites, then ask an agent to do better. Some large agencies buy...
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Saving reunion $$$

Make decisions early. Negotiate for more than just group rates. Trade something you don’t need for something you do. For example, if you don’t need...
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Fundraising

Apps for reunions Sending a local map to attendees is always a good idea. Most convention and visitors bureaus (CVB) offer maps, usually at no...
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Plan Reunion Spending

Review personal finances to determine the money available for reunion expenses without adding debt. Estimate total reunion costs, travel, meals, accommodations and spending money. If...
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When Booking

Ask your hotel about their group policy. Some hotels extend a complimentary room when a minimum number of rooms are booked. Traditionally planners take complimentary...
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Who’s frugal?

Reunions surviving hard times Often families get closer, and need one another more for solace, in hard times. Reunions are really the time that, no...
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