Imagine going away for a fabulous vacation and coming home with money still in your wallet, a healthy bank account and no insane credit card bills looming next month. It is possible if you plan ahead and do some diligent research before you hit the road. From discounted flights and free room upgrades to snazzy rental cars and delicious meals, the prospect of budget travel and an awesome getaway can all be yours.
“One of my favorite things about points and miles is the great sense of freedom that comes along with knowing that you can travel comfortably to almost any destination in the world without leaving a dent in your wallet. Sure, there are unavoidable expenses when traveling…but if you play your cards right, you’ll be up in the air and on your way to places unimaginable in no time,” says travel blogger, Angelina Aucello on Just Another Points Traveler. To help you plan the budget vacation of your dreams, we’ve come up with 20 travel budgeting tips to maximize your cash.
1. Go for Groupon. Sign up for local deals at your at your vacation destination on sites like Living Social, Groupon. These are good places to start getting your food, drink and entertainment on for cheap.
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