How Can You Travel Abroad On a Shoestring Budget?

Everyone loves travelling or I would say that they love the idea of travelling and exploring new places. Whenever we leave home for a vacation there is kind of exciting mixed with nervousness within ourselves. There are a number of places that we have not seen, cultures we have not explored, cuisines we have not tried, travelling is something that helps us attain all these goals with ease.

However, it is not that easy as it appears to be, the first thing that stops people from travelling to lands unexplored is the lack of money or the mindset which makes them believe that money is the most important thing when it comes to travelling. On the contrary, it is not completely true considering the fact that, money is important but not that much because there are numerous ways to travel on a shoestring budget as well. Let us say, that you wish to travel abroad but don’t have enough funds to buy that expensive travel package, no worries. You just need to cut down on a few things like the type of accommodation, transportation, shopping, food and that’s it, you are good to go.

Accommodation

All of us search for hotels, which offer all the basic facilities that too at an affordable price and if you are a nature enthusiast then you will certainly look for a room with a balcony with a breathtaking view. On the other hand, irrespective of the fact that, you are travelling alone, with friends or family staying in a backpacking hostel or home stay is highly recommended to have a great time. These places have their very own kitchen, huge common areas and most importantly you will get to meet people from different parts of the world and learn something new.

If you are short on budget and time then do read, 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Weekend

Transportation

It is an expenditure that most of us don’t calculate at the time of planning a trip, but it is one of those things, which takes away a huge part of our budget. What you can do in this case is go for public transportation like train, bus and shared taxi’s to save money and have an amazing time with the locals.

Food

No one in this world says no to good food. We live in an era wherein we get to taste cuisines from all across the world. All this comes with a cost if you are going to those fancy restaurants, but if you are trying roadside delicacies or street food then you are sure to get something yummy and deliciously amazing at an affordable price.

Pro Tip: Book your flight tickets and accommodation in advance to get the best of deals at an inexpensive price.

Shopping

Shopping is one such activity that can take away a good amount of your travelling budget and destroy your savings in minutes. That is why, it is highly recommended to shop for something that you actually need or make a budget and purchase products accordingly.

Flight booking

Booking air tickets was never that easy as it has become now, considering the fact that there are loads of flight comparing websites on which you can book your tickets in the finest possible manner.

All these things will certainly help you take a trip with friends and family within your budget.

For now, Happy Tripping, Live the adventure called “Life” and if you are someone who has knack of thinking a lot then go through our highly appreciated motivational blog, How to Get Rid Of Over Thinking with Ease.

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