By Jeremy Bender, Cheapism.com
It's hard to believe, with arctic temperatures pummeling most of the United States, that the spring and summer music festival season is almost here. As any budget-conscious music fan knows, festivals are pretty pricey even as their siren song of lineups is almost too good to ignore. Luckily, there are tried and true cost-cutting strategies that will let you enjoy most any music festival without financial regret.
Choose Alternative Transportation. More likely than not, your favorite music festival will be hosted far from home. Instead of driving by your lonesome, carpool. Many festivals offer online meet-up resources for carpooling attendees, which promises huge savings in gas money or car rental fees. For festivals in urban areas, use public transportation to avoid hefty parking-pass fees.
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