If you want to take the entire family to a Six Flags or Paramount themed park, there can be substantial savings for this type of outing.
Go on a weekday to save on admission costs.
Children less than 54 inches average about $35 and adult admission runs around $50.
Certain memberships, such as AAA, offer discounts for amusement park tickets. Also, check your cash back credit card to see if they offer discounts or deals for buying tickets.
Right now, Chase Freedom is offering 5% cash back on purchases at gas stations and amusement parks. (Offer ends Sept. 30, 2013.)
Cost: About $250
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