save money while traveling

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You are all excited to go on your next vacation and you can’t wait to explore the place. Going to a new destination is no doubt exciting but before you go all out and spend all your money on one vacation, here are hacks to keep in mind. Money is a travel companion that you will need at every step be it eating out, local sightseeing, commuting from one point to the other or simply shopping for souvenirs. You know by know that you always end up spending a little more than you estimated because you couldn’t resist buying something from that vintage boutique or you just had to visit that museum not on your itinerary. Whatever be the case, use these easy hacks to save money on trivial things and be able to do and see more in one trip. Also Read - BTE vs ISL Dream11 Team Prediction Belarus Premier League 2020 - Captain, Vice-Captain And Football Tips For BATE Borisov vs Isloch Minsk Raion Today's Match at Borisov Arena May 31 Sunday 8:30 PM IST

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1. Eat local Also Read - Coronavirus in Delhi: Delhi Police ASI Dies of COVID-19, Second Casualty in Force

First things first, go local. Eat local street food that not just gives you a real taste of the local cuisine, it is usually cheaper than eating at a fancy restaurant.

2. Find discount coupons

If you must eat at a fancy place, look for discount coupons and deals online that you can avail of instead of paying full price.

3. Pack food from home

Another thing you can do is to pack some savouries from home that you can eat as evening snack instead of spending money on it. But if you don’t like this idea, shop for local dry snacks at the grocery stores than ordering room service.

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4. Use public transport

Another way to save money is to use public transport. Many places offer weekly transport passes that can help you save more money than buying a ticket every day. It helps to find this out before your trip.

5. Stay in shared accommodation

If you are someone who does not care much for hotel amenities and fancy stays, you can save money by staying in youth hostels and Airbnb accommodation. These work out perfectly when you are traveling in a group as you can stay together without spending much. And some of these are pretty fancy that will make you forget hotel stays.

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6. Befriend a local

Knowing a local always helps in a new place as they can tell you what the internet cannot and even suggest places that are locally popular but away from the touristy eye. These are likely to be cheaper than something that has become a tourist attraction so scrounge your friend list and find someone you know in that place. If not, befriending locals is also a good way to get this information.

You’ll be surprised how much more money you have for other things when you save up on little things.