Look For Discounts. Amusement parks always offer deals during the summer months – you just have to keep your eyes open. Coupons are sometimes offered through fast food restaurants and are printed on receipts or even cups. … or allow you to accumulate points which can be used to offset your expenses, they can really be beneficial. Free movie tickets, free meals or discounted hotel stays can make a huge ticket when you're trying to have fun. Pack a Lunch.