Vacation is always not cheap, especially recently, when the exchange rate and the Euro are rapidly creeping up. But even despite this, most people manage to plan their vacation in such a way to get the most impressions, but not to overpay. Passion.ru talked to “experienced travelers” and learned some life hacks for you to see the world and not go broke.
The sooner the better
To profitably purchase tickets (or even whole tours), start in advance to monitor special offers and promotions. Travelers with experience claim that earlier booking helps to save up to 40%. In addition, in this case, it is possible to get really something worthy, and not to miss the remains on the principle of “take what you give”.
Luggage, off-season and accommodation search
Experts remind that in the same off-season prices in hotels, for example, are much lower than during the influx of tourists. Therefore, you can adjust your dates, so as not to overpay once again for the room. As an alternative, you can see hostels and guesthouses, especially since in the same Europe there are quite decent options. As for Luggage, it is better to take a minimum of universal things that you will definitely use on the train. Aerobatics – travel with a backpack, do not overpay for the advantage and do not waste time at airports, waiting for your suitcase to be delivered to the baggage claim area.
Before each trip, decide on the transfer from the airport. It happens that it is quite comfortable to get on the subway or high-speed train, spending a minimum of money than to pay for a taxi and spend as a result half a day in some traffic jam. If you decide to get there by car, then book a car through brokers – it is always cheaper to book directly through agents. In some countries, for example, it is cheaper to take a car from local local offices, and in others it is considered decency to bargain to significantly reduce the price. Continue reading