You have always wanted to spend a holiday in some faraway land, ideally as far from home as you can get, a locale so exotic it will be like setting foot in another world.
It’s a wonderful dream, but when it comes to actually making it come true there is some work involved. Let’s take a minute to consider how you can manage to make your foreign holiday fantasy come true.
Save up for your dream holiday
First up, you need to save up. No matter where you decide to go for your holiday, it’s going to cost money, and it will probably be more than you can easily scrape together in a week or two.
One great way to save for your future travel bliss is to open a term deposit savings account. The highly attractive interest it offers will add up and give you that extra cash to make your plans happen.
Save up enough so you can go wheels up on that big old jet airliner!
Choose your destination
You have probably considered a variety of locales for your holiday, but once you have that travel money in your pocket, you need to make your choice.
Maybe you want to hit the beach in Trinidad and Tobago, or explore the real Castle Dracula in Transylvania, or get a close-up look at Africa’s famed big ten wild animals in Namibia.
The world offers a bewildering variety of amazing experiences, and as long as it’s someplace thrilling and new, it’s on the list.
Decide when to go
We are not just talking about the best day to fly out (Tuesday and Wednesday), but the season in your destination. If you visit Thailand during the long rainy season (roughly April to October) you are going to see a lot of grey skies and are likely to get drenched during your beach walks.
Sure, it’s still beautiful, but it’s also wet, very, very wet! Take the time to study up on your destination’s seasonal climate and pick the time of year when it is at its best to make your visit.
Another thing to be aware of is national holidays. If you fly into Mexico City during the Dia De Los Muertes festival when deceased relatives are honoured, you might have a hard time booking a hotel as they will all be chock-a-block full of people coming to visit their ghostly kin.
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Once you have paid for your plane tickets, you still need to make sure you have enough cash on hand to get around and enjoy yourself. More than enough is definitely advisable as you never know what might happen.
You wouldn’t want to miss any unexpected experiences of a lifetime that should crop up just because you are running low on funds!
Some travel expenses to consider:
- train tickets
- car rentals
- hired cars
All Sandals resorts are specifically designed for romance. Stroll along serene garden pathways or wade into hidden grotto pools; there are plenty of enticing places that bring you together.
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- street stalls
- breweries (tips!)
Always check with the government for travel advisories before you go on holiday!
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