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How To Budget a Trip


Traveling allows one to see new and old attractions in the city or country one is visiting. Traveling from one place to another results in expenses such as food, accommodation, entry fees to attractions and other emergency issues.

In order to ensure that your travel is successful, you need to start a budget. A budget travel should include all details such as the type of activity to be undertaken, the cost and even the dates or duration of stay.



Below is how to budget a trip.

Check flights 

Unless you are planning a road trip or a cruise, taking a flight is the only way to get to your vacation destination. Thanks to technology, web-platforms are available that enable one to find the most affordable flight to their destination choice. 

Kayak.com and Google flights are web-platforms that allow you to search for affordable flights from one city to another. As a search engine, all you need to do is choose your destination and date of flight. The platform will display for you all available flights and their prices too.

Know where to stay beforehand 

Accommodation is very important and it is wise to choose an affordable option. As a traveler, you have several choices of accommodation to pick from. There are hotels,motels, airbnb and a stay with friends or relatives. To find the right accommodation, you can search through Kayak.com, Google Hotel Finder and TripAdvisor.

Where to eat 

Accommodation goes hand in hand with where to eat therefore you need to pick wisely. For example, if can afford a hotel, you will be able to eat at the hotel's restaurant or you can at cafes and fast food joints located within the city. This option can be quite expensive therefore draining your travel money. 

On the otherhand, staying at an airbnb enables you to have access to your own kitchen therefore you can purchase a few items from the store and prepare the meals. This is very affordable and it allows you to eat healthy.

Mode of transport 

Taking a vacation means that you will be spending time away from your busy schedule and you will get a chance of sightseeing in the new city. Transportation is a factor to consider when you are vacationing in another city. 
As a traveler, you have the option of a taxi, a bus, the subway/train and the car rental service. The taxi service is very expensive while the train and the bus are very affordable but you have to up with the congestion, jostling and huge traffic of people around the terminal.


Travel insurance not only protects the traveller but also ensures that one has peace of mind. Travel insurance helps to cover lost luggage, flight accident,medical expenses and trip cancellation. This is covered whether one is traveling locally or even internationally.

Plan your activities 

Attractions are a great way of learning the history of a particular city and as a traveler, you need to plan early. Use the internet to find attractions in the city you want to vacation in, know the prices charged and when they are open and closed. Planning early will ensure savings. Enjoy your travel.

You can save a lot of money when booking (a hotel room) on : Agoda,Booking, Hotels or by joining our exclusive travel club
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