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How to Save for a Dream Vacation


Thursday, July 16th, 2015

We all have a dream of taking a vacation/holiday to the destination that has been a part of our dream. The more we think about it, the higher it attracts us towards itself. But, there are certain things that need to be managed in order to fulfil the dream of landing to our fantasy spot of vacation. Though planning the same might be a difficult task, but it can be done easily if we follow a particular path that leads us to a grand holiday and make magical memories. While you are thinking about your dream holiday, here is a list of steps that shall be followed.

  1. Stay Inspired: No matter how active you have been in planning to take your dream holiday, there will be a point of time when you get tired and stop trying. To reach your destination, you need to follow it and chase the same with all your power. Get inspiration from different bloggers, travelers, and people who have been able to reach your dream destination. Also, keep a track of all the things happening in and around the destination which will make you motivated and inspired to reach it one day.
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  3. Use a Budget tool/Application: Of all the things that might become a hurdle between you and your destination, budget is the most important factor that could make you delay your vacation. In order to manage all your expenses and set a budget for your vacation, take the help of a budget tool which could save you from spending too much on other things apart from your dream vacation. There are many applications that can be installed on your smartphone which will make the process more convenient for you.
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  5. Save Every Single Day: Saving a small amount of money from your everyday expenses will help you go for that much awaited vacation easily. Just like an ocean is made up of small drops of water, you too can save huge by sparing a penny every day. Not just this, you can save in a lot other ways too, such as walk instead of driving, prepare your office meals at home and pamper yourself at home instead of going to the parlour. With every step of all these things, you get closer to your vacation.
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  7. Look for alternative sources of Income: Since it’s difficult to save big from your salary, so going for an extra source will surely help you to save lot more than that of the normal savings. Though you already have enough amount of money saved for your trip, but earning some extra can help you enjoy your vacation thoroughly. Look out for some stuff that can help you add to your vacation budget without any extra efforts. You can use some conventional methods to do the same.
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  9. Save your Work bonuses: Yet another method that can make your dream vacation convert into reality is by saving that extra amount of bonuses which you get from your work in the form of bonus, rewards or appreciation. This therapy won’t only just help you save for your vacation, you can even apply it further in managing your daily expenses and creating a saving account which can be utilised at the time of any emergency or in the hour of need.

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There are many more ways to clear the way to your dream destination and the last one can be finding cheap flight tickets and travel deals to your dreamland.


Travel Checklist – Things to keep in mind before leaving for your Trip


Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Before you leave for an excursion, it is necessary to run through a pre-trip-to-do list. A quick review of all these tips will not only avoid the unforeseen circumstances, but will also make your trip smooth. Start your journey by ticking off the following crucial tasks ahead of your departure.

Check Your Flight Status: – It’s important to know your flight status before you leave. This way, you can avoid waiting for long hours at the airport in case of a flight delay. Download your airline’s app to get flight-status alerts on your phone. Also, check the website for all other updates regarding departures, etc.

Flight Status

Charge All of Your Devices: – It is best to charge all your gadgets (mobile, camera, laptop, etc.) you’re bringing on your trip a day or two before departure. But if you’ve been active on your phone or computer, reload that power bar before stepping out of the door.

Charge device

Unplug Home Electronics: – While you’re plugging in your phone and tablet, unplug your television, computer, and other large appliances. Turning them off will reduce the chances of power surges and short-circuits while you are away.

Unplug- device

Check the Weather: – Check the most recent weather predictions for your current location. This will not only help you in analyzing the status of your flight, but will save your time too. Doing the same research for your destination will ensure you a hassle free journey.

Check Weather

Make Sure You Have Your Documents: – On the day of departure, your most important job is making sure your necessary documents are with you. Depending on your personal level of obsessiveness, double, triple, or quadruple check that your passport, ID, and any other necessary documents. Keep them in your favorite bag to reduce the chances of losing them.

Documents

Check the Traffic: – Construction, accidents, jams, and other delay-causing events could easily snowball into a missed flight. Local news providers are reliable sources of up-to-the-minute traffic information. A host of apps offer useful updates, too. Make sure your route to the airport is delay-free.

Traffic

Pack a Snack: -Prepare a light snack for yourself before you leave. These snacks will save you from starving in the situation of flight delays. They are also a good remedy for motion sickness victims. So, get yourself a healthy snack and enjoy the journey without affecting your health.

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Take Some Pictures: – Use your phone to click some pictures of your packed bag and your travel documents. Pictures of both the outside of your suitcase and the contents of your baggage will come in handy if the airline loses your luggage. Keeping them along would help you finding your belongings easily.

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Use this checklist before leaving for your trip to enjoy a happy and hassle free journey. Happy Traveling!

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