4 Ways to Afford Your Next Travel Adventure

From the 21st June 2021 the hope is that international travel will once again be permitted for those of us living in the UK! Of course, that means many of us folks that have unquenchable wanderlust are currently engaged in planning our next adventure. All though some of us may have used lockdown to save, the costs involved in travelling overseas can often put a stop to exciting travel plans, although, this doesn't need to be the case. Indeed, by following the tips in the post below you will find you soon have enough cash to visit wherever you choose! 

Earn a little extra 

One of the most straightforward ways of finding the funds for your next holiday is to earn a little extra money. The good news is that you don't have to do overtime at work to achieve this, as there are other opportunities to take advantage of. 

The key here is to find some flexible work that fits your current schedule. In particular, look for opportunities where you can control the jobs you take like driving and delivery work. Then you can work when you choose, and continue to save the money you make towards your goal. 

Scour the web for a travel bargain 

The travel industry, especially airlines are in something of a crisis due to international travel being banned on and off for over a year now. Of course, this may have created some longer-term issues for those of us whose mission is to explore the world. However, right now it also means that there are some pretty spectacular travel bargains on offer, that would be a shame to pass up. 

If you love to travel you can also be safe in the knowledge that putting money into the travel industry right now is the best way to help preserve it for the future as well. Especially if you make sure to contribute to the local communities in which you find yourself while on your travel adventure.

Cut back on your day to day expenses 

Does your daily spending ever get away from you a little? Well, you certainly are not alone. It can be all too easy to respond to the emotional challenges of a busy day by buying an extra cup of coffee, a sweet treat, or allowing yourself to fill your clothing addiction. The thing is, all of these little costs can add up, something that means you end up eating into any money you would have for your future travel adventures.

With that in mind, any small changes you can make to your day-to-day spending can help you make big inroads when saving for a trip abroad. To that end, try to stay away from emotionally spending, and where you can take your own lunches to work. You’ll be surprised at just how much money you can save this way. 

Try a spending/saving challenge 

The final way you can accrue enough money for your next travel adventure is to try a saving or spending challenge. There are plenty of these floating around on social media right now, like the 30 days no-spend challenge. Something that means you can get some support and encouragement while you build up your savings for your international trip. Whether that is a romantic getaway for two or a world tour!

Where will your next travel adventure take you? 

Liz x

*This is a collaborative post

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