How To Save Money For Your Next Vacation

savemoney001It’s a new year and new resolutions to travel more, but before we start dreaming of the next locales, let’s look at some practical money advice. In this post, I answer some common money questions on how you can save for that next getaway.

How do I know if I have enough money saved for vacation?

The old-fashioned rule of thumb was to save a week’s worth of salary for one annual vacation [Read More…]

Must Have Apps! For the Photographer, Foodist, Health Nut and Techie Traveler!

Hey everyone, so I got a bit of something for every type of traveler- more Travel Apps! Some are free while others come with a price tag but all are equally helpful in your travel adventures. I made a post a while back on the top five travel apps every savvy traveler needs which outlines the most helpful apps available on both devices. You should probably check that out too!

In this infographic as presented by UK’s Dealchecker.co, it offers creative mobile app choices and is targeted to your interests. For example, I am more of a foodist and a money saver so the Food and Dining section app suggestion on the Tipulator is the Sugar Honey Ice Tea!

Feel free to leave your comments and/or suggestions on what has worked for you. I want to know!

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Travel Agent Extraordinaire: Qualities to Look For Before Using One

passport02Looking to spot the perfect travel agent to help you with your next excursion? Before you go with a friend’s referral, read on to scope out the necessary qualities before you commit to an agency:

If you are going to a country that is unknown to you and would feel better if someone guides you on planning the trip, I recommend hiring a travel agent for booking purposes. Sometimes, planning an itinerary can be cumbersome with all the reservation details that are involved it might as well be a part-time job!

But before you visit any travel agency, make sure you consider the following before [Read More…]