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About the Redesign
If you visited this site prior to September 15th, 2018, you've no doubt noticed that I've since launched a complete redesign of the website.
If you're not happy with the new design, I sincerely apologize. I would have preferred to keep the old desktop design, but considering the majority of my site's users are now accessing the site from small-screen, touch-enabled, mobile devices, and considering Google is now penalizing websites for not being mobile/thumb friendly, I was left with no choice but to switch to a responsive, mobile-first design.
The good news is that now that I have combined the three separate versions of the site (mobile, desktop, and ad-free member) into a single design, this will free up a ton of my time for working to make the mobile-optimized calculators more desktop/laptop friendly. In fact, some of the redesigned calculators already offer a desktop-optimized form that becomes visible when you increase the width setting of the calculator (within the "Calculator Preferences" expandable panel).
Thank you in advance for your help and patience as I work to improve the redesign.
This budgeting tool will allow you to create your own self-calculating travel budget worksheet, either from scratch or from sample trip category and expense names. Includes 9 built-in multipliers, a mileage calculator, a gas cost calculator, and an option for printing a blank worksheet. The Tips tab includes:
A Data Record is a set of calculator entries that are stored in your web browser's Local Storage. If a Data Record is currently selected in the "Data" tab, this line will list the name you gave to that data record. If no data record is selected, or you have no entries stored for this calculator, the line will display "None".
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Travel Budget Calculator
This calculator will help you to budget for a family vacation by allowing you to create your own self-calculating worksheet.
You can create the worksheet either from scratch or from a sample travel budget, and you can include up to 8 categories, each with up to 10 expense items.
This budgeting tool even includes a built-in trip mileage calculator, a built-in trip fuel calculator, and 5 built-in multipliers (per adult, child, travel day, fun day, mile, etc.) for calculating the total cost of an expense from a unit cost.
This means that if you make a change to a multiplier, like shorten your trip by one day for example, you will be able to see the cost difference instantly. Cool!
And finally, the calculator will give you the option of printing out a customized blank budget worksheet and/or a completed budget spread sheet. You can even choose whether or not you want blank lines to appear on the printed worksheet, and if so, how many.
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If you will be using multipliers to budget for your trip, enter estimates for the number of adults, children, lodging nights, travel days, and fun days.
If you would like to start your budgeting with a sample travel budget, tap the "Load Sample" button and then customize the categories and expense amounts according to your needs.
If you wish to create a budget from scratch, change the "Blank" category and expense names to suit your needs and then use the popup expense forms to complete the budget.
When you are satisfied with your budget, press the "Create Printable Worksheet" button. This will open a new window containing your completed travel budget.
If your web browser supports Local Storage, you can save your entries to your web browser so won't have to start over on your next visit. Please note that your saved entries can only be retrieved from the same device and web browser you were using when you stored them. If you would like to access your saved entries from any device I invite you to subscribe to the Ad-Free Member Version.
To save your entries to your web browser, click or tap the Data tab in the Help and Tools section (mobile: top right of the main screen), select "New Data Record" from the drop-down menu, enter a name for the data record, and then tap or click the Save button.
To load previously saved entries, click or tap the Data tab and select the saved data record from the drop-down menu. You can then save any changes to your entries by simply clicking the Save button while the data record is selected.
To clear a named set of saved entries, click or tap the Data tab, select the saved data record from the drop-down menu, and then tap or click the Clear button.
Numbers and Decimals:
Only numeric characters (0-9 and decimal points) may be entered in numeric fields. Non-numeric characters (dollar signs, percent signs, commas, etc.) may cause calculation errors. If the field includes a grid icon, tapping the icon will open a popup keypad which will include only the characters allowed in the field. If your device keypad does not include a decimal point, use this popup keypad to enter decimal numbers where applicable.
Popup Tool Tips:
Tap the info (i) icons for a further explanation of each entry field (you can click [X] or outside of the pop-up tool tips to close them). A summary of these explanations, along with any additional term explanations, can also be found under the Terms tab.
Since I can't test for every possible combination of numbers, please be sure to double-check the results of this calculator yourself before considering them to be valid. If you do discover an issue with the calculated results, please report the issue using the feedback form located below the calculator.
Scrolling & Shrinking:
In order to scroll the calculator vertically you will need to swipe just outside of the calculator's dark-blue border, or use the window's far right-hand scroll bar, whichever is applicable to your device.
If the top section of the calculator becomes to tall for your viewport, tapping in the "Enter a problem..." field should reset the top section to its original height.
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This section, which you can Unstick or Hide in the Calculator Preferences (just above the top of the calculator), contains the following tabs (content too long to fit within bordered frame can be scrolled up and down):
About: Click this tab for an introduction to the calculator.
Instructions: Click this tab for step-by-step instructions for using the calculator.
Terms: Click this tab for a list of the descriptions that are located within each popup help button (info icons).
PCalc: Click this tab for a handy "pocket" calculator you can use when you need to calculate an entry needed for the calculator.
Data: Click this tab to save a set of entries or a note in between visits. Entries and notes will be stored to your web browser's local storage (if supported by your browser of choice), meaning they can only be recalled with the same device and web browser you were using when you saved them. If you'd like to save entries and notes between devices you can do so by subscribing to the Ad-Free Member Version.