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How to Save Money on Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

When you stay in hotel BLUE's unique Myrtle Beach rooms and suites, you will get an amazing vacation experience while being able to save money at the same time.


Here are our insider tips on how to save money during your Myrtle Beach visit at hotel BLUE!


Use your VMB Discounts Card 


VMB Discounts CardWhen you check in at hotel BLUE, you will get something very valuable. Although it may look like a simple room key, your VMB Card will provide you with an array of discounts at Myrtle Beach attractions, restaurants, shopping and more. Want to go out for dinner? Rent a motorcycle? Ride the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel? You don’t have to worry about finding coupons for these things, just show your VMB Card at participating locations and get your discount automatically.


Insider Tip: Bookmark the VMB Card page on your phone so you can easily pull up the deals when you are out and about.


Dine In 


One of the biggest ways you can save on vacation in Myrtle Beach is by staying in for some of your meals. Whether you want to pack a lunch for your day at the beach or cook up some eggs for breakfast, you can do that when you book a hotel BLUE suite or efficiency that has a kitchen. Just be sure to hit up the grocery store when you get to town so you can stock up on cereal, sandwich supplies, drinks and snacks. You can even plan to have an in-room Italian dinner complete with fettuccine alfredo, garlic bread and some delicious red wine. Want to finish your meal off right? Pick up some tasty cheesecake for dessert from the local grocery store bakery. Why spend $6 or $7 per person on dessert at a restaurant when you can buy a whole cheesecake for the same price? Plus, by eating in you don’t have to worry about the extra costs involved with going out including taxes and tip.


Insider Tip: We are only about half a mile from a Food Lion grocery store. If you don’t already have their free MVP Card, sign up for one to save on specials they may have going on during your shopping trip. Plus, they carry their own brand called My Essentials, which are typically less expensive than their full-priced name-brand counterparts.


Use the Amenities


hotel BLUE oceanfront pool in Myrtle BeachYou’re here, so use what’s free! Our indoor lazy river, outdoor pool and hot tub are all free to use, as well as various water features at Captain’s Quarters Resort, just a block away. Spend a relaxing afternoon floating down the lazy river or work on your tan on our sun shelves. We also offer free Wi-Fi, so no need to rack up data on your phone plan! Learn more about our Myrtle Beach hotel amenities.


Insider Tip: Between our resort and Captain’s Quarters Resort, there are plenty of water features! On a busy summer day, if you are looking for a relaxing retreat, be sure to check out the other water features available to you. One of the best kept secrets is the Ocean Inn pool deck at Captain’s Quarters. Open during the summer, it features a lazy river, pool, lounge chairs and more!


Take Advantage of What Myrtle Beach Offers for Free 


By staying at hotel BLUE you will just be steps away from the sandy beaches of Myrtle Beach where you can spend the day for free. Lounge on your beach chair, search for shells or jump in the waves. All absolutely free – no money needed! Plus there are a variety of other fun things to in Myrtle Beach that don’t cost extra. Visiting during the summer? Check out the events calendar to see when free fireworks shows may be taking place or a live outdoor concert. Coming in the fall? You’ll be hard-pressed to find a weekend where there isn’t at least one outdoor festival taking place in the Myrtle Beach.


Insider Tip: There are many free events and activities that take place throughout the year in Myrtle Beach ranging from street festivals to outdoor concerts. Find these events that won’t cost you a dime and enjoy some extra money in your pocket.


Plan Ahead 


Plan ahead prior to your arrival so you have a good idea of what you want to do in Myrtle Beach and what you want to skip. By knowing average ticket prices for all the attractions you want to visit or shows you want to see, you can easily know ahead of time a ballpark price of how much many you will spend on these extras. If it’s not within your budget you can always scale back and start making your list for what you want to see or do next year! It’s also a great idea to budget in money for food, drinks and other vacation essentials so you aren’t surprised when you get your credit card bill after your vacation.


Insider Tip: If you are thinking about eating breakfast at the Captain’s Quarters building, you can add breakfast when you book for a reduced rate. It is a buffet, so if you go late enough in the morning you can eat enough to be able to skip lunch and save even more!


If you follow these money-saving tips you’ll surely save money on your next Myrtle Beach vacation at hotel BLUE! And you won’t even need coupons!


Take advantage of our Myrtle Beach resort deals for even more money-saving opportunities!


Do you have any money-saving tips for a Myrtle Beach vacation? Comment below!

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