From a schedule flexibility perspective, college is a great time to travel. Built-in school breaks, amenable class schedules and a large body of like-minded peers all conspire to make traveling a logical and appealing pursuit.
But the problem hamstringing many college students is the cost of those travels. Traveling costs money, and even when traveling in groups, the expenses that pile up are enough to prohibit many students from traveling. Even some that could afford those travels shy away from the open road because their finances are limited as it is.