No matter where you plan to travel, having a budget is always a good thing. Unless, of course, if you’re overflowing with money.

Having a budget doesn’t necessarily make you a cheap person nor do your adventures be a cheap experience. There are plenty of ways to travel wisely both locally and abroad, making your trip that much worthwhile and exciting.

Here are a couple of things that could help you with that!

Plan wise and ahead – Planning and organizing your trip ahead of time and well to make sure that you’re not missing out on anything. Also, in this way you get to know how much you need to spend for or prioritize which activities, places, etc.

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Travel during the off-peak season – What’s better than exploring new places than without having to share it with hundreds more people? But of course, you have to be sure that you’re okay if some activities and places might not be open during that time.

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Choose other accommodations – We know there’s nothing quite like staying at a 5-star hotel,. But if this isn't your priority, there are other alternative accommodations you can choose from like budget hotels, outdoor camping, couch surfing, etc.

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Budget airlines and promos – In this day and age, airline promos and discounts are everywhere. You just have to be patient and determined to find and book them. Another great tip to travel on a budget, try researching for lesser-known airlines – safe ones, of course.

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Pack light and properly – Instead of paying extra to check-in for your luggage, use that money for something else during your trip.  

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Try local food instead of high-end restaurants – We’ve said this before, and we’ll say it again. There’s nothing better and easier in getting to know the place and its culture, than trying out the local cuisines; and no place better to find them than local eateries, restaurants, and even on the street.

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Embrace public transportation – There’s nothing like exploring a new place than walking around or using public transportation. It may seem like hard work but this guarantees that you’ll familiarize yourself in no time. Also, it’s quite cheaper than booking an Uber or taxi all the time.

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You don’t need to go all out every single travel you go to. You can still enjoy your adventures even if you don’t spend so much. These money-saving tips can help you with that.

If you’re visiting Southeast Asia any time soon, consider RedDoorz hotels for your accommodations. As a leading budget hotel chain in this region, you’ll find that all our hotels and partner hotels are the best, most comfortable, and safest ones with a very affordable price. Visit our website or download our mobile app to know more.

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