Reduce your Travel Cost

simplyoj By simplyoj, 26th Aug 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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A travel to yourself or for the family need not be expensive, careful planning will save you a lot of money. Here are some helpful tips in your preparation.

Reduce your Travel Cost

Here are some ways to reduce cost and save money from travelling :

Plan in advance. This will give you time to have an extensive canvassing on the lowest rates on airfares and accommodations. Most airlines gives promotional fares booked in advance. Explore the internet to get cheap deals and coupons to reduce expenses.

Taking a vacation with friends with kids of the same age is a good idea to share accommodation and other expenses. Kids can also share room instead where they can have fun together during vacation.

Choose condos and apartments (town homes) as an alternative accommodation to hotels. Booking in a hotel is a lot expensive especially if you are traveling with the whole family than renting a fully furnished town home where you can cook your own food to save money. If you decide to travel in countryside, camping places gives more adventure and economical.

Save on food expenses. Pack-lunch and sandwiches can be prepared in advance to avoid frequent dining on restaurants which are usually expensive at travel destinations. Bringing canned goods and a cooler with juices are also very handy and easy to prepare.

Make sure luggage bags and travel kits are complete to avoid unnecessary purchase at your destinations. Traveling with kids needs more planning since they are easily get bored during long trips. Toiletries and toys should be in place before the travel date, buying these things are a bit expensive on vacation spots.

Bring enough cash and one credit card during the trip. Impulse buying is common when traveling where lots of souvenirs to choose from at every destination. Having too many cash or credit card can lead to buying things that is hard to resist leaving no cash at hand after traveling. Allocate or budget money for shopping and other leisure expenses instead, but save a portion for emergency purposes.


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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
18th Sep 2013 (#)

Nice tips and inforamtive and useful too!

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author avatar snerfu
19th Sep 2013 (#)

Very well written. Keep it up. snerfu.

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author avatar joyalariwo
23rd Oct 2013 (#)

many interesting tips to keep in my mind, thanks for sharing!

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author avatar WOGIAM
17th Apr 2014 (#)

Thanks for sharing your tips.

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author avatar SaigonDeManila
26th Jan 2015 (#)

I would say ask include asking 2nd opinion on the planning stage they may have a worthy alternative if they been there before including must know in the locality..

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