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Tip # 1 : Setting SMART travel goals
Financial Strategies and Budgeting for a vacation or trip
The travel dilemma and decision 10
Where and when to go, where to stay, how to get there
Travel logistics: trips, bookings and travel details 13
Destination, type, location and duration of trip
Means of getting to and from, airfare
ground-transportation and other means of transportation while on the trip
Accommodation, Meals and special events
Travel dynamics and process 18
Before getting there – Planning for the trip
Arriving and while at destination – maximizing your trip and stay
The trip back – getting back home safely and cheaply
Travel wrap-up 21
Post-assessment and budgeting
General tips 23
101 tips for traveling on a budget
The key to budget travel is to plan ahead. When it comes to family trips, globetrotting, well-
deserved vacations and/or going to see new places we have never been before, the reality of cost
and budgeting is always in the back of our minds.
Planning and spending our travel dollar wisely is a priority for most families. Curbing
spending and costs, while still enjoying your vacation to its fullest, is the key to guaranteed success
and fiscal responsibility. Your pocketbook and family will thank you!
The reasoning behind saving money while traveling is simple: Even if your personal budget is
extremely tight, you can still take a break and enjoy life! Simply put, life is just too short to never
step out of the door or leaving the homestead!
Also remembering that while traveling, whether on a budget or not, even the smallest of things can
all add op to a large vacation or travel bill!
For example, all those hotel extra’s, cab-fares, tips, restaurants, car rentals, gas for your own vehicle
if on a road trip, tickets for special attractions or events, beach-and-pool-side drinks (if not at an all-
inclusive resort or cruise) and more, adds on and piles up!
This brings us to the some of the rhyme and reason behind budgeting for travel and planning well.
This also applies monetarily, to ensure your trip is a success, enjoyable and memorable. Your
outlook could be a balance between replenishing your resources and not breaking the bank in the
`101 Tips for Traveling on a budget’ is a quick-guide meant to assist you with this task. Its handy,
easy-reference format provides you with topical information regarding all aspects of your planned