Traveling on a Budget
Vacation season is around the corner, and everyone is looking to explore new locations around the world. For most people, the only thing holding them back from travel is financial restrictions. As you budget out your expenses, you begin to notice how much it all adds up, but that doesn’t have to be a death sentence to any future hopes of travel. There are several ways to reduce costs when you are on a budget.
- Finding Cheap Airfare – The price of your plane ticket is one of the biggest costs of travel for most people. This is not to say that you cannot find ways around it. If you know where to look, there are many deals available such as travel credit cards that accumulate points toward air miles with every purchase. Some card programs even offer points just for signing up. Putting yourself on airline mailing lists is also a smart choice because they will send many deals directly to you.
- Cook Your Own Meals – Just because you are on vacation doesn’t mean every meal needs to be eaten out. Save money by purchasing weekly groceries as you would at home instead of spending $10 – $20 per meal when you go out. Groceries could be as simple as cereal, sandwich ingredients, and microwaveable dinners. The money you save can go toward something more worthwhile.
- Find Free Attractions – There are several options for ways to spend your day without spending a dime. Nature walks are free, and many museums and art galleries offer days where entry fees are reduced or even eliminated entirely. Researching these attractions ahead of time allows you to plan for an enjoyable day at minimal cost.
Staying at Clarion Lake Buena Vista
The cost of a vacation can be daunting at first, but when you factor in the many ways you can save money, it becomes incredibly more feasible. One of the most important aspects of a vacation is where you will stay. Clarion Lake Buena Vista is the ideal hotel for your vacation thanks to its ideal location giving you access to the I4 corridor and downtown Orlando. Begin planning your next trip and call us at 407-996-7300 to book your stay today.