Are You Paying Too Much for Your Trips?
The biggest excuse for those who don’t travel is that it’s super expensive and they just can’t understand how you can afford a life on the road. But when you actually stop to talk about their trips, you immediately figure out why they spend a fortune.
How long is a piece of string? The reality is that you can spend little to no money and have an amazing trip, or sell one of your kidneys and go on a luxurious journey. If you nearly break the bank every time you go traveling, maybe it’s time to change the way you’re doing things.
1. Do It Yourself
If there’s only one lesson you take from this article, this should be it! To travel cheaply, you have to do it yourself. Many people choose the convenience of a travel agent to book their trips, but that unfortunately comes at a price, and not a cheap one.
There’s nothing wrong with using them, but they are essentially middlemen adding a commission to your trip. If you take the time to research and book your accommodation, flights, and tours on your own, you’ll notice that the price is considerably cheaper.