If you are struggling financially, you might be thinking of skipping your vacation for this year. The following article will provide you with some helpful, money saving travel tips.
You should always have a good photo of your child on you when you travel with him or her, just in case the two of you get separated. It is extremely frightening to become separated from your child. It can, however, still happen. Keeping a picture of your child on hand can really help a lot if they ever get lost.
When traveling by car or airplane with a small child, make sure you have plenty of interesting things to occupy them during the trip. Their favorite toys are a must when packing. It’s a good idea to buy something new, so that it will be sure to keep the attention of your little one for a long period.
Hotel staff like room service staff and the bell hop are paid meager salaries and tips are very much appreciated. A good rule of thumb is $1 per bag/luggage and about $2-5 a day for housekeeping. Tipping the staff will make sure that you receive good service while you are visiting.
Many stores charge too much for these types of products. Try to find a better and more space efficient way to pack your clothes. This can free up some space for other things you will need.
When packing for a longer journey, bring a lightly-lined raincoat. Many times it is very difficult to predict how the weather will turn out. In addition, your raincoat can serve for a windbreaker in the cold. You can even use it as a bathrobe for your hotel stay.
The economy being poor and money being hard to come by is no excuse to avoid this year’s vacation. Apply the advice from this article and you will be on your way to budget friendly travels in no time.