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Creative ways to save money for vacation

Work can be very stressful. Sometimes it’s good to take a little time off to get away from all the craziness. But how much does it cost for a simple vacation? Certainly a sum that is not affordable by everyone. Don’t get too worked up if your wallet won’t give you the luxury of going on a vacation. Today I will be giving you some creative and efficient ways to save up for your dream vacation.

Get a side hustle- with the current economic situation it’s only wise to work two jobs or more to meet all your needs and leave something for your savings account. For example, you could try working online which will give you an additional buck at the comfort of your home. You can also take a risk and start a small business.

Stop eating out- An easy way to save some money is to cook instead of eating from your favorite restaurant .it only takes a few minutes to make a meal.

Work on a budget– failure to budget leads to extravagant spending. Sometimes you buy things that you don’t need and end up throwing them away or giving the out. Always have a budget.

Compare prices– you will never know that your local grocery store overcharges until you compare prices with other stores. Those few dollars can accumulate to a significant amount.

Automate your savings it takes a strong person to put a sum of money aside when it’s in your hand. If you are the kind of person who cannot resist the temptations, why don’t you advise your bank to transfer small amount money to a different account?

 

Image result for vacation savingTake advantage of public transport. Nothing comes without a compromise. Taking the bus or a train can save you the money you use every day on fuel and service.

Forget the gym. You don’t have to pay for a gym to stay fit. There are a lot of exercises that you can do at home that costs you no penny.

Give up expensive habits. Whether it’s drinking, smoking gambling or any other habit that costs a lot of money it’s time to do away with it, it might be the only thing standing between you and your long awaited getaway.

Avoid credit cards – the last thing you want at this point is to owe someone. What you want is save some money not to spend more that you don’t even have. Always opt to pay with cash or a debit card.

Buy in bulk. Instead of buying one item at a time you could buy things in bulk and take advantages of the discount. Saving you some coins.

Do your hair– one thing that is quite easy but costs a lot is the salon. Particularly for women, you can do your hair at home and save yourself the trouble of going to the salon.

Your dream vacation will be real this time around if you follow the above tips. Good luck!

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Written by Jessica Sullivan

Jessica Sullivan

Jessica Sullivan hails from Los Angeles I'm a writer, Musician, professional nail artist and have a degree in acting from NYU.

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