Cut Your Travel Expenses

travel money 300x199 Cut Your Travel Expenses**This is a guest post from an affiliate about saving money while on vacation.  I love vacations and any ideas on how to save while creating memories with my family are welcome!

Save money on travel costs

Nothing can surpass the liberating feeling of getting out and exploring the world either for a week or two on vacation or on a sabbatical for an extended period of time. However, travel is becoming increasingly expensive and the costs can quickly total up to a fairly substantial amount before you’ve even left the comfort of your own home. With that in mind, here are a few money-saving tips on how to source cheap holiday insurance and which types of accommodation to stay in and which to steer clear of.

Pay less for travel insurance

While you may think you can get away without buying travel insurance, think again. Put simply, it’s just not worth the risk, especially when it could leave you potentially thousands of dollars out of pocket. When it comes to getting more for your money with travel insurance compare as many quotes as possible to be sure you’re getting a fair deal and the quickest and easiest way to do that is to log on to a price comparison website and then watch the savings stack up every time you decide to go away.

Get to grips with online discounts

Insurance, of course, is not the only travel cost that can work out considerably cheaper online and the sooner you realize the importance of the Internet, the healthier your bank balance will look in the long term. Sorting everything from accommodation, car hire and flights to exchanging currency as far in advance as possible via the web can result in some pretty impressive savings. The savings can continue once you head off on your travel adventure as there are a host of websites offering discount codes and money-off vouchers on a host of things.

Go hostel hunting and get inspired in the kitchen

If the plan is to go from one place to the next for a considerable length of time then it’s vital to keep a tight control over what you spend on accommodation and food. It’s best to avoid hotels and motels as much as possible as they can be costly and instead try and stay in hostels, which work out cheaper and are a great place to meet fellow travellers. You get what you pay for in hostels and that’s a basic service at a basic place, but what does it matter as long as you get a place to lay your weary head at the end of another hectic day and have somewhere you can enjoy a hot shower?

Another great way to save a few extra dollars every day is to buy and prepare your own meals instead of dining out a couple of times every day.

**Disclosure:  This is a guest post from an affiliate for which I received compensation.  None of the opinions or words are mine.   However, I stayed in hostels when I backpacked through Europe and agree they are definitely the way to go!  

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