Budget Travel Tips And Tricks

Darrin Atkins
2 min readJun 10, 2024

Ways to save money on your next vacation

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If you are planning on vacationing this year, you better prepare yourself.

For sticker shock.

That’s right. Costs are skyrocketing. There are more fees, costs and expenses than ever before.

Even a small vacation can break the budget. But don’t panic just yet. There are things you can do to save money on almost any holiday trip or itinerary.

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The first step toward lowering your costs is to have the mindset of the traveler who wants to cut costs.

  • Purchase in advance
  • Reserve affordable hotel rooms
  • Ask for free upgrades
  • Use your credit card points
  • Go in the off season

If you are traveling with a partner or friend, work together on the common goal of saving money.

  • Be flexible. Sometimes saving big money on tickets or airfare has to do with traveling on different dates. Consider this as an option.
  • Avoid restaurants. Do your best to make your own food…



Darrin Atkins

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