Saving money for your dream trip is tough. There’re those regular EMIs and expenses that you just can’t push out of your way. And though it may feel like there’s no wiggle room in your budget to save more, here are some money saving tips so you can hit the road when you want.
1. Get a piggy bank
Piggy banks may seem like the oldest way of saving money, but they are extremely effective in getting the job done. So, buy a piggy bank, label it ‘travel plans’ and all the money that goes in it will solely be used for your next adventure.
2. Open a separate account
Open an account in a different bank where you deposit a small share of money every month just for your travel goals. Stay rigid and make it a point of never spending anything from that account, ever!
3. Generate automatic transfers
Instead of depositing your money into that travel account every month by yourself, generate automatic transfers from your salary account. So that even if you forget, the transfer will still take place.
4. Sell an old thing
One of the best ways of getting easy money for your trip is by selling something you don’t use anymore and then utilizing that money for traveling.
5. Spend less on weekends
Instead of spending thousands at bars and pubs on weekends, simply put that money in your travel account for your big adventure.
6. Ignore shopping, if you can
You can shop for those expensive clothes some other time as you won’t be going on trips everyday. So, focus on saving money for your trip and don’t waste it on shopping.
7. Switch food orders with home made
From time to time, we end up spending a large amount of money on food we order from different restaurants. Well, it’s time to switch to home food in order to save that extra money.
8. Take part in online competitions
Some people might not agree with this, but online competitions organized by different companies can be really beneficial. And who knows? You might just end up winning a free trip.
9. Grab a few deals
Do not travel blindly without checking for deals, as doing so will cost you double. Instead, save money by finding economical online deals at least a month before your plan.
10. Increase the number of companions
As they say, the more the merrier and in this case, cheaper too. Basically, your cost for the trip will reduce if you end up increasing your companions.
Author Name: Kritika Sharma