Easy on the pocket

  • Malaysia
  • Friday, 11 Jul 2014

You need a break, but so does your wallet. Tips on budget travel.

Just like a lot of us, you are saving up for that big vacation at the end of the year. But it is the middle of the year and batteries are running low. Will it be too much to ask for a mid-year trip, too? Well, Ted says NO! That’s right, you get to have a quick holiday to recharge your batteries for the rest of the year. Let Ted help you with some smart saver tips for a fun budget travel.

Travel off-season

Forget school holidays and weekends. Take a few days off during the week and you are sure to get better deals for flights as well as accommodation. Another incentive about travelling mid-week is the crowd factor wherever you are going; less people travelling and if you take the first flight out, you might enjoy an empty, quiet flight.

Eat with the locals

Remember that this trip is solely for mid-year de-stress. Save the desire to indulge in a famous celebrity owned restaurant for the big vacation. Besides, locals just know best when it comes to good yet affordable joints. Don’t hesitate to ask the reception at your hotel or B&B where their regular joint is. Chances are they will know the best and affordable watering holes in town as well!

Skip the paid tourist spots

Do some homework before you leave and find interesting places you can see for free. You will be surprised at how different your trip can be. Enjoy the country, make friends with the locals, and hop on free mini tour buses. A lot of countries provide free buses within the city centre. Take this time to get to know the different places in the city you may not discover any other time!

Travel AirAsia

Well, we don’t have to tell you about how smart it is to save on flights. With AirAsia, you have the chance of getting some good deals,

and you will also have the option to buy Tune INSURE AirAsia Travel Protection Plan at an affordable rate. You want a worry-free trip, so put aside some of that budget for travel insurance and you travel protected.

Most importantly, have fun! Remember that some of the best times are free. So kick off those heels, and party barefoot with the locals. Travelling on a budget can be more enjoyable than most people think!

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