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How to save money on your travels

How to save money on your travels

Saving money on your travels is everyone’s dream. There is no better feeling knowing that you have saved up a few bucks on your travels. Sarah Schlichter, the senior editor at Smarter Travel, took to Twitter to ask: “What’s your favourite way to save money on travel?” The post on the social media platform gave Twitter users a chance to share their travel saving tips.

Mohammed Sikander‏ said he likes to book in advance. He said travellers should choose weekends as it was a better time to travel.
He also recommends booking midnight flights, shopping at the local grocery store and using public transportation.

Rease Kirchner‏ packs her own food that she takes to the airport or on flights.
Erick del Castillo‏ embraces live like a local phenomenon. Castillo befriends the locals, who have insider knowledge about the cool, less touristy attractions.
For those who want to save on accommodation, Carolyn CB suggests staying in a family room at a youth hostel.

“Buzzy, a great way to meet people, space to cook and cheap buffet evening meals in some countries,” she tweeted. (sic).
For Theresa Christine‏, she tries to reduce the flight and lodging fees. She uses apps like Secret Flying, Skyscanner and The Flight Deal and compares prices between hotels, hostels, and homeshares.

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Source: IOL