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Government shutdown will impact travel in a big way

Thursday, October 3, 2013

<img src="http://www.multibriefs.com/briefs/img/exclusive_content.png" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5"> When the government last shut down in 1995-96, it cost U.S. taxpayers $1.4 billion, the Congressional Research Service estimates. It’s too early to tell how much the 2013 shutdown will cost taxpayers, but travel will take a significant hit. From national parks and museums to planes and trains, here’s what travelers need to know about the impact of this shutdown.