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Hotel Room $nack$: Hike To A Local Store Instead PDF Print E-mail

Recently stayed at a nice beach hotel. Room rates were modestly high, with a lunch included. However, scan the prices of stuff in the so-called honor bar. Are you old enough to remember when a candy bar, bag of jelly beans and soda were a nickel or dime? And a beer or shot of whiskey just 50¢? Here they cost many, many times more.

Do yourself a favor next time you check into a posh hotel. Stop first at a local store and load up before going to your room. The prices of the store-bought snack stuff aren’t as cheap as they were when you were young. But they won’t be 1,000% higher, as they are in hotel room fridges.

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