How to Travel Like a President

With less than a month to go before America heads to the polls, we keep thinking about the candidates hitting the road. After all, for those of us here at FlipKey, visiting over 25 towns across the country in a month sounds like a dream job - but who can afford it? Over the past four months, President Obama's campaign travel expenses haveĀ totaledĀ a cool $3 million, which may have factored into his decision to skip this year's summer vacation. Meanwhile, challenger Mitt Romney has shown that the first step to becoming president is traveling like one: the former governor has poured close to $10 million into travel for himself and his staff. Looking at these price tags, we decided to go to work and find out exactly what it takes to travel like a president...

Presidential Campaign Travel Comparison
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4 COMMENTS

  1. The taxpayers fund the travel for every president for security reasons during a campaign. Remember he is still OUR President.

    • Who paid for George W Bush's campaign travel when he was the incumbent? Clinton's? Every other incumbent president's campaign travel?

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