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June 17, 2022

Maximize your music festival savings

  • Summer music fests can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but costs can be excessive.
  • By DALIA RAMIREZ
    NerdWallet

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    If you're unprepared for full days of walking and dancing — and strict rules on what's allowed inside the festival gates — you may find yourself paying for unexpected necessities including food, water and transportation.

    Attendees of this year's Coachella music festival have posted viral videos adding up their expenses from the weekend — with costs reaching the thousands for flights, hotels, food, drinks, outfits and rideshares. Plus the ticket, which can start around $400 for a three-day pass to a popular festival like Lollapalooza or Coachella.


     
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