Your travel diary does not need to come with bankruptcy. Here are the best tricks to apply when traveling that will not break the bank.
#1 STAY LONGER
Staying in one spot will let you find cheaper accommodation than three day stays. It also means that you can live like a local and go off the beaten path.
#2 HOSTEL STAYS
Stay in a hostel and enjoy the free food. You can also pack your bag full of goodies to take on your daily trips.
#3 WORK ABROAD
From working in hostels to pubs, manors and dog sitting for the rich and famous there are countless ways to work and travel at the same time.
#4 BOOK IN ADVANCE
Booking your trip in advance will go a long way in saving your cash. Prices tend to rise as time gets closer to the date of your trip, so book a little earlier and save a lot.
#5 TRAVEL LIGHT
If you can work your way around with carry-on luggage you can set aside more money for other fun activities on your travels.
#6 CHAT WITH FELLOW TRAVELERS
You will find the best kept travel secrets with those who have vast experience in the field. Apart from making new friends, people who are also traveling will let you in on thrifty travel secrets.
#7 TERRIFIC TUESDAY
Tuesdays are the time to board the plane to your next destinations as on this day the prices are cheaper than any other time of the week.
#8 PACK YOUR LUNCH
Pack a snack in your bag to avoid costly restaurant foods that tend to rip your travel budget in half.
#9 GO LOCAL
Buying food at the local markets not only meant that you will be eating fresh food and communicating with the locals, but saving your pennies too.
#10 WALK AROUND
Lose all your calories from the fabulous food, see the sites and save money by walking around and not spending money on taxis and public transport.
Stick to these tips and find yourself saving while away.