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Savings Tips 4 ways to save money for your dream trip

Don't push aside your dream vacation because of money. Check out the tips below to live life to the fullest.

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Chaquanzha A. Stephenson (Location: Ghana, Aburi Botanical Gardens) play

Chaquanzha A. Stephenson (Location: Ghana, Aburi Botanical Gardens)

Travelling shouldn’t be hard. It shouldn’t always mean be an elaborate vacation on an island.

We should be focused more on the benefits derived from traveling such as boosting personal confidence, creating new memories, strengthening bonds with family and friends.

Money talks. You can equally live a lavish lifestyle if you have money to book first class tickets, stay at luxurious hotels and buy designer clothes.

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Let's face it; traveling is expensive but they should prevent you from living your dreams. Add traveling to your budget and find ways to save money for your trip with these tips.

  • Hunts for deals

Why pay more when you can get the same amount and quality for less? Always buy your stuff in bulk during sales or discount time to save money and time.

The money you save on the necessities you are buying will add up faster than you think. Just remember to avoid buying items you don’t need.

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  • Luxuries vs necessities

In order to save up for your traveling expenses, you must know what you really want. You need to realize that there’s a difference between necessities and wants.

Save money on shoes, purses or clothes you don’t need for your trip. Try to take food to work and find creative ways to reduce food and transport expenses.

  • Credit cards

It’s safe to hide your credit card while you are trying to save for your trip and pay cash for all your expenses. By using cash, you will realize how much you are spending and resist the urge and temptation to spend more.

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  • Money Stash

Get a piggy bank or containers to save all your change and extra bill towards your dream trip.

The bonus to this is that you won’t even realize the amount of money that is adding up as long as you don’t touch it and you just put excess change and the occasional bills in.You will have a lot of money saved up by the time you are ready to count it.

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