Posted on Feb 12, 2008 | Comments 0
Are you traveling alone? When traveling alone, most of the times you want to do better in terms of anything such as quality and price.
If you go around some well established places to shop or eat, you may want to consider the price and quality.
When you go for shopping at the beaten track, you can ask for the real bargain.
After reaching your destination, you need money at every moment such as car rentals, restaurants, shopping, visiting popular places, etc,. Here are some suggestions to save money at some places:
The cost for car rentals will vary greatly and it really worth considering shopping around. Most of the times, you will get better deals as part of your airfare or hotels. It is better to consider these deals, so that you will get at low cost and you can save your money also.
Book the car rentals only after reaching your destination, because they cost low when compared to booking in advance.
Before going, you must ensure that you have suitable insurance. If any accidents happen, it makes a huge damage to your holiday budget. Along with insurance, there are several other ways in which you can save your money.
It is better to select smallest car that is fit for your needs. This will cost less and fuel consumption is also less. Sometimes there is also a possibility that you will be upgraded for free. You can also ask at the counter whether there is any chance of free upgrade.
Fill up the fuel before you get back to the car rental office. The car rental companies will charge extra over the chances for any extra fuel that they have to restore on behalf of you. So, if you don’t want high bills at the end, it is better to fill the fuel tank before you get back.
If you enter into a tourist orientated restaurant, you will find that prices are relatively high and you don’t get the quality food that worth it.
So, it is better to visit local market where the locals shop. You can find fresh products at a reasonable cost and also you can have the experience of integrating with the locals. If you don’t have any idea about where to go, just ask the locals for best places at a cheaper cost.
A good way to know whether the restaurant is for tourists or for locals is to notice at what time it is at its busiest. If any restaurant is empty until 9 pm and then fills up, it is most likely intended for locals.
These are just two places where you can save your money, but there are many things to consider in your tour like shopping and visiting popular places. You need to know the things that help to save the money at every aspect.
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