5 Hacks To Save More On Short Weekend Getaways

by Shreya Ghosh
5 Hacks To Save More On Short Weekend Getaways

With the weekend approaching in just a day, most of us are already making plans to take a small trip somewhere. Weekend getaways are surely the best answers to a sense of relaxation and rejuvenation after a monotonous working week. And with the Independence day long weekend, everyone is surely going somewhere or the other.  If you want to save more on these weekend getaways, here are some tips and tricks for you.

Hacks To Save Money On Short Weekend Getaways

1. Public Transport Helps To Save A Lot

If you want to save money while you are travelling, one of the best hacks to try is to cut off using cabs and taxis. Public transportation is always the best option to travel and you can save a good amount of money as well. Travel by metros, buses, autos, and trains rather than splurging on private transport.

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2. Plan Your Weekend Getaways During The Off-Season

Everything cost more during the peak season because of the rising demand. So, if you want to save money on small trips, the peak season is not a great time for you. Rather, take a trip during the off-season and get everything from travel tickets to hotel rooms to food places at a cheaper price.

3. Do Not Shop Unnecessarily

When you are going on short weekend getaways and want to save money, do not spend your money on anything unnecessary. You are travelling to an all-new destination and the memories are the most precious above everything. So, create memories and enjoy experiences rather than splurging your money on souvenirs.

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4. Travel To Nearby Places

If you are planning to go on weekend getaways, do not curate an itinerary for far destinations. Since you have less time on your hand, go to closer places. It will help to save the travel time and the cost of travelling as well. Do thorough research about places close to you and plan your trip accordingly.

5. Carry Your Own Food

When you take a trip to somewhere new to explore and travel, you end up spending a lot on food and meals throughout the day. If the plan is weekend getaways, carry your own food with you. You can pack everything nicely in air-tight containers or carry packaged foods. This will help in saving money during any crazy cravings and also you can eat during hunger pangs. Some dry fruits, chips, and snacks are enough for most times.