For all of us, a holiday is an invaluable way to relax and unwind. Yet before you splash out, remember these pointers to save some bucks this holiday season.
- Decide whether you want to plan your holiday independently or through a package deal.
- Accordingly research the local areas, hotspots and trending places
- Compare all the prices online if your holidaying independently or refer to other travel company’s itineraries and brochures if your on a packaged holiday.
- Planning beforehand will help you avoid overpriced tourist areas and spots.
Fly on low-cost carriers
- Start keeping a tab on the airfares as soon as you decide upon the destination.
- Check prices on other websites before you buy, to ensure a good deal.
- Not only the round trip but book well in advance the connecting flights too.
- Prior bookings will help you save money on the unnecessary traveling costs.
Look for best-value hotels
- Compare hotels with the same ratings in order to book the best budgeted hotel.
- Check reviews on sites like TripAdvisor to know if you have got the best bargain.
- You can even try cheap accommodations, hostels or service apartments in place of staying at hotels to slash costs.
Consider all travel options
- Instead of hiring a car or a taxi look into all the public transports like metro, tube, subways and hop-on hop-off buses to save some money and time.
- Buy a travel pass which will help you save significantly on costs.
Check big excursion ticket prices before you go
- Whether it’s Disney land, Universal Studios or an aqua park, search early doors to see if there are web vouchers or cheap tickets.
- Buy city sightseeing passes / city tourism cards to gain benefits and discounts on many tourists spots.
Buy calling/ Sim cards from your holiday destination itself
- Don’t rush. Buy the local SIM card from your holiday destination itself.
- They will give you cheaper scheme according to your usage and stay in the country.
- Apart from the calling rates, be careful about mobile data and internet.
- Use Wi-Fi at your hotel or look for free Wi-Fi hotspots or local internet cafes around.