With Earth winning over Covid and removal of travel restrictions, most of you might be having this urge of traveling somewhere. Traveling is a relief, an experience of new places and surroundings. If a check is not kept while traveling you might end up wasting a lot of money. In this blog we put forward some ways of travel expense management. The object is to spend towards your goals and traveling can be one of the goals you might have. Also check out our earlier blog about Smart Living in 21st Century. Become a smart traveller by managing your expenses.
1. The Why?
It’s important to know why you want to travel; what’s the reason? Are you traveling for work? Is it a solo travel to get mental clarity or traveling with friends or family somewhere just to chill? Do you want to visit the beach or are the hills calling you? Is it a pilgrimage travel? Once you are clear with it, now you can start planning the number of days of your travel. Set an amount per day keeping in consideration the next point. Think before finalizing the place of your stay as it varies largely when we talk about money range. Become a smart traveller.
2. The How?
Now that you know the reason of your travel it’s time to plan how you are going to travel. If you traveling with a lot of time on your hand then you may use more economical mode which might take some extra time but you’d be able to save more money. Also, such journey might provide amazing sights here on land which you’d miss if you were traveling by a flight. For working people, most travel arrangements are already set in place, however, you must keep a tab on your out-of-pocket expenses. Become a smart traveller.
3. The When?
If you try finalizing your traveling plans around Diwali, you might end up spending extra money because of rise of ticket prices, hotel prices, and everything else. So, deciding when do you wish to travel is very important. Unless you are someone who wants to tick off spending New Year’s Eve in Goa, find a time to visit a place when it’s off-season. Become a smart traveller.
Here’s a short poem for you:
Hey, You! Hey, You!
Travelling is awesome,
But it takes money,
Become a smart traveller,
You’d start feeling sunny,
Plan smart and set a budget,
Add WIO AI to your bucket.
Basically, unplanned travel can make you lose a lot of money, so it is very important for you to be a smart traveller to save money and enjoy your travel to the fullest.
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