Here’s this week’s roundup of budget travel insights!
Sometimes taking the first step toward an international trip is the most difficult, even if you have dreamed of travel for years. The Vayama Go Somewhere Tour is traveling to 12 unique markets throughout the west coast and southwestern states, encouraging people to think about where in the world they’d like to travel and help them make that dream a reality. They are also running a Go Somewhere Sweepstakes. The Grand Prize winner will receive an international trip for two on Emirates Airline, plus U.S. $2,000 cash spending money. Twelve lucky First Prize winners (1 winner in each market) will receive a U.S. $1,500 travel voucher, redeemable on Vayama.com. Enter today!
Although we are big fans of using budget airlines to save money while traveling this article rightly points out that you need to look at all the costs together to determine if you are really saving money. Sometimes the budget option is far superior in value, but that’s not always the case. And for those really long flights spending just a little more money for extra comforts may be worth it.
Well, maybe not to any destination. But this article will certainly help you use certain websites to find the best airfare deals available in general. Like we always say, the more flexible you can be the further you can stretch your travel dollars, and airfares are a prime example of this. Harness technology to find the best deals out there and go!
Eating while traveling can be a budget-crushing expense if you’re not careful. This article gives some great pointers on ways to save money on your meals while on your next vacation while still being able to splurge on those special occasions.