Even if you're going on a short trip, you can save some money by bringing along snacks and drinks. Instead of stopping at restaurants, convenience stores, and truck stops along the way, pack a cooler and some munchies if you want to save some cash. Those individual beverages and packages of snacks can add up very quickly. It's tough to enter one of the above-named places when hungry and thirsty and leave with out spending several dollars at each stop. It adds up super fast for large families. Do you bring along food and beverages when you travel?