So the holiday season is arriving and all of you must have made your to-do list and for most travelling would be the first thing but usually, it slips off to end of the list due to lack of budget. However, you do not need to be rich to travel there are few things which you need to know so that you can travel anywhere around the world on a budget.
Here are some tips to help you get started.
- Book at the Right Time
When you have travel plans, timing is everything. Start searching for cheap tickets well before as you can, at least a month or two before your travel date. This way you will be able to get the best deal. There are various websites and apps that can help you calculate when is the cheapest time to fly to the destination of your choice. Additionally, you need to flexible as well and play around with the travel dates in order to find the cheapest options.
- Choose a Hotel Alternative
The little bar soaps and fresh white sheets are nice, but this luxury can pack on hundreds of extra dollars depending on where you stay. So, when making hotel booking think twice about the cost. There are various other options ranging from hostels to home-stays as well as rent rooms or apartments from locals. This way you can save a lot of money.
- Avoid Dining at the Hotel
The hotel you are staying in may have a great restaurant, but can easily add an extra $50 or $100 to every meal. Instead, go out and eat where the locals go. You can also stock up on groceries and cook a nice meal if living in a rented apartment. Breakfast is easy to make where ever you are staying and it is complimentary in some establishments. For lunch, you can have a sandwich. Not only this will save you money but you won’t have to derail your day by stopping at a cafe.
So, follow the above-mentioned tips and travel in style.