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5 Simple Tips for Traveling on a Tight Budget

So you believe you need a lot of money to be able to travel? Well, you need to rethink this, after looking at the tips we’ll discuss shortly.

When people are ask what they’d wish to do more often, they’ll often mention travel. However, they’ll often use money as the excuse for not traveling more, mainly because of perceived budget constraints. But taking a vacation doesn’t have cost an arm and a leg, if you pay heed to the following tips.

Plan ahead
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The longer you wait, the more things are going to get expensive. From plane tickets to hotel reservations, as well as the great early birds deals, you need to plan ahead and book in advance. So one of the best ways to travel on a budget is to pick your destinations early and scout the best deals well in advance.
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Find hotel alternatives

No doubt hotels are luxurious places to stay at, but in exchange for the comfort, you must be ready to part with a sizeable chunk of cash. You don’t, however, need to stay at a super-comfortable hotel (or any hotel at all) in order to enjoy your travels. There are always a number of alternatives you can look at, such as staying at a hostel, or simply finding an extra bed space on sites like Couch Surfing. Also, there are many inexpensive hotels around the world, so you’ll need to do some research

Travel on off-peak days/seasons

By choosing to travel during off peak days/seasons, you can considerably cut you’re your travel costs. Whether booking seats on transnational train, or a flight, you’ll be able to save big with off-peak travel. Though peak times may vary depending on the destination, it’s generally best to avoid spring breaks, summers, as well as major holidays.

Don’t dine out

While you may relish the idea of dining at a beachside restaurant, you may not like the fact that it could cost you upwards of a hundred bucks. Why not buy some groceries and cook the meals yourself? You can even bring this food to the beach and still enjoy a beachside dining experience. Breakfast is relatively easy to make in most places, and for lunch, all you may need is a big sandwich. Another benefit to cooking your own meals is that you won’t need to stop at a restaurant to eat, which may derail the day’s plans.

Scout for free deals

Most travel destinations have “must see” sites, which often come with a price tag.You can just select one or two of the sites, and then fill up the rest of your time with free or low-cost activities. Consider roaming the parks, where you could catch a free show.