Discount Car Rentals and budget Travel Tips

For Discount Car Rentals and other cost-cutting trip ideas all over America, as well as other info about U.S. states, visit any of the links shown below. 

Or scroll down to find out how to save money when traveling to and within the state of Kansas.

Here's how to find comfortable, low-cost accommodations, fun, free activities, Fine Regional Cuisine, and other local treasures that don't cost a fortune.

Discount Car Rentals

One way to score Discount Car Rentals is by visiting priceline and booking your flight, hotel room, and rental car all at the same time. 

Other available transportation options in Kansas are Airport to Hotel shuttles, local taxi services, and rented or shared passenger vehicles. All of these local transportation methods provide service to and from the airport. 

The Top 3 most well reputed discount car rentals companies that serve the state of Kansas are 

  1. Avis, with offices in Kansas City, Lawrence, and Topeka.
  2. Budget Car and Truck Rental, with offices in Hutchinson, Lawrence, Overland Park, and Wichita.
  3. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, with offices in Emporia, Garden City, Great Bend, Hays, Leavenworth, Manhattan, and Olathe. 

Budget-Friendly Hotels

it is possible to find clean, comfortable rooms in the state of Kansas for as little as $20 a night when you use the "Name Your Own Price" feature on priceline. 

The Name Your Own Price option can save you as much as 60% on hotel rooms. Check Priceline for a list of Kansas hotels.

Discount Flights

One way to save a little bit of money on plane tickets is by checking all airports accessible to your destination.

For example, a round trip flight from Miami Florida to Topeka Kansas costs about $355, while a flight from Miami to Wichita costs about $70 less. You can get a bus from Wichita to Topeka for under $40. 

For maximum discount car rentals, plane tickets, and accommodations, simply visit priceline, search your desired dates and destination, then click the "Name Your Own Price" option. Doing this can save you as much as 40% on your flight, and up to 60% on overnight accommodations. 

Be aware that certain rules apply to naming your own price on priceline.

For instance, NO changes can be made to your itinerary, and NO part of your payment can be refunded. Other restrictions may also apply. 

You can cut costs even further by booking your flight at least two weeks in advance. 


The sprawling state of Kansas is served by two major bus services - Greyhound and Jefferson Lines. 

Greyhound Stations are located throughout the state. Scheduled stops include

  • Chanute
  • Coffeyville
  • Concordia
  • Dodge City
  • Hays
  • Hutchinson
  • Independence
  • Iola
  • Junction City
  • Manhattan
  • Salina
  • Topeka
  • Wellington
  • Wichita

among others. 

Jefferson Lines serves the cities of Chanute, Coffeyville, and Iola. 


Local Amtrak Stations in the state of Kansas are situated at

  • Dodge City
  • Garden City
  • Hutchinson
  • Lawrence
  • Newton
  • Topeka 

The Amtrak station in St. Louis, Missouri is easily accessible from eastern Kansas. 

Check Amtrak's website for deals and special offers. 

Go here for a Complete List Of Amtrak Stations. with handy route maps.

other useful links

Kansas Fact & Photo Gallery 

Universities and PhD Programs in Kansas

Kansas Community Colleges 

Kansas Greyhound Bus Stations

Work From Home in Kansas 

Adventure Learning (main page)  


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