Would you like to see the world, but don’t have a huge budget in order to do so? A lot of us would like to travel but don’t feel like we can afford it. While traveling may be expensive, there are ways to save money. It could be the difference that makes it possible for you to go at all. Here are some tips on how to travel cheaply.
Don’t get a room with a view. You don’t spend a whole lot of time in your room and can’t really see the views at night. Skip the view and get out of your room to go see it.
Make a travel checklist. Make sure you don’t forget to pack things. You’ll end up buying them on your trip and that is way more expensive when the item is sitting forgotten at home.
Find a free tour. They exist in some major cities. A great way to see the sights and not spend a dime.
Shorten your trip. See if you can cut your trip short a day. It could mean you spend less and don’t go over budget and still getting exactly what you want. Plus, you get a day to recover at home before going back to work.
Use your credit card’s perks. If you have credit cards, see what perks they offer. You may find some great deals.
Stay at more than one resort. You can go cheap one night, and then go big the next. You might have your heart set on a certain place to stay but can’t afford it the whole time you are gone.
Bring your own food and drinks. Bring a refillable water bottle that you can fill after you go through security at the airport.
Travel during off times. Go during the week instead of on the weekend.
It is definitely possible to travel cheaply and still have a great time. You may be able to travel more frequently to the destinations you really want to go to. Be travel savvy and spend less money.