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It’s really hard to find someone who doesn’t like traveling more each year. Gathering experiences like see new places, discover different cultures and taste unknown foods are the very common but amazing part while traveling and that’s why we all love to travel. But our economy does not always allow us to fulfill this dream. In this article, we leave some tips to save money while traveling and start enjoying what you like, so … go packing!
01. Be Flexible
Like your ideal plan is to travel to Rome at 11 am. But, if you want to save money you must learn to be flexible. Firstly the most important thing is to choose a particular destination. If you clear your destination, be flexible with the departure time. If you clear the schedule, be flexible with your destination.
02. Get yourself a credit card without commission
Carrying too much money while traveling is not a good idea. However, many foreign banks are going to charge a commission every time we remove money. Try to carry such a debit or credit card that will not charge commissions. Research before you leave home and save money for your trip.
03. Travel in low season
Yes, this advice as we all know. But you have to mind it, which is the low season in your destination, and then you’ll be able to save considerable money. Not only flights but food and the resident places are also cheaper, life there will be more economical. And the great thing is you can enjoy more of your destination without hundreds of tourists around.
04. Discover the best deals in town
Before traveling investigate about the destination. Get yourself a good guide and browse the internet to find the best bargains. Investigate, in which days you will get museums free or different events in the city. Facebook can be a good ally if you want to discover local plans that are not found in guidebooks.
05. Travel on trains or night buses
A quick way to save on accommodation is traveling at night. Perhaps the train seat is not as comfortable but certainly, you can save a large part of your budget with this trick. And you can meet other travelers with whom to share experiences and enjoy part of your trip.
06. Discover the free-tours
There are many cities that can meet thanks to the free-tours. It is a great way to meet the famous destinations of your destination without having to pay considerably more expensive tours. Also, you can talk to your guide to recommend secret places of the city.
07. Find the local bars
You should not buy your foods and drinks from the secure supermalls at a higher price than expected. If you walk out of the great arteries of the city you will find secure small premises, no big signs, where prices are significantly reduced.
08. Travel by public transport
Public transport can not only save your money, but it is one of the best ways to explore the city and its people. Use the subways, buses, and trains and make a real immersion in the culture.
09. Offer your skills
If you’re staying for a longer period, you can try to reach an agreement with a local city or hostel. These can provide food or shelter in exchange, which is the two major travel expenses. Offer them your skills and save money while traveling.
10. Do not be demanding
If you have decided to travel without much of a budget, do not be demanding. Not always assume that you will have a comfortable bed to sleep in or a bowl of delicious food on the table. In return, drive to the maximum in your destination city interacts with local and enjoy every second and corner of the city. Surely worth it!