Planning your next vacation on a budget

Holidays are needed to help you unwind from the hustle and bustle of daily life. They don’t necessarily have to break the bank, though. Wondering how you’ll get to visit your dream destination on a budget? You’ve come to the right place!

Start saving early

Saving for a vacation can be hard. The easiest way to start saving is to open a savings account. Try to cut down on your daily expenses, too, and remember to make a timeline of savings goals.

Choose your destination wisely

Deciding where you’ll go for your holiday can be stressful. When picking a location, avoid stereotypical vacation destinations. Choose somewhere different from the norm and experience the many marvels the world has to offer.

Identify your priorities

List down your vacation priorities. Think about accommodation, transportation costs and the different places you’ll want to visit while you’re there.

Holiday off-season

Consider taking your vacation during low season and you’ll have less crowds and fewer tourists to deal with. Restaurants and attractions will be quieter, too. The other benefit of holidaying off-season is that you can book last-minute- how convenient (and cheap)!

Plan your vacation around your budget, not the other way around

Budgeting is the most important thing when it comes to planning a vacation. Give yourself a budget for your travels by researching local costs of transport, accommodation and food. Don’t forget to account for any extra money you might need for spontaneous fun!

As Eugene Fodor once said - “You don’t have to be rich to travel well!” Happy vacationing...

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