3 tips to save money on your next trip

Planning in advance, using filters and knowing the budget are the main recommendations to save during the next vacation. Most of the time, the success of the trips depends on the organization.

Colombians pay attention to everything when planning their trips, make comparisons, investigate prices and possibilities over and over again before selecting which is their best option. And it is that after a long period at home, scheduling the next vacation should be a task to which time is dedicated to achieve the dream trip without incurring large investments.

There are many reasons why Colombians decide to travel after a long confinement, be it to reconnect with their loved ones, relax, discover an unexplored destination, visit friends or learn something new. The only sure thing is that they all have a common purpose: make it an unforgettable trip.

For this reason, Booking.com recommends three fundamental aspects to have an unbeatable trip with a fair budget, no matter the destination. Most of the time, the success of the trips depends on the organization and clarity that one has of them, more than on the destination that is chosen. In every corner of the country there is always something new to know.

Identify the trip you want to have and the budget assigned, plan ahead and filter information, are some of the tips to achieve a dream trip.

Confirming the budget you have for the next trip is a primary step. Although traveling with an unlimited budget is the dream of many people, it is not always the reality of most, although it is not a limitation to achieve an unforgettable trip.

According to a study by Booking, 76% of Colombian travelers make a budget before traveling to measure your expenses, which will increase the probability of success during the holidays.

With the knowledge that 52% of Colombians prefer to stay in an accommodation such as a house or apartment because it allows them to feel that they got the best price-quality ratio, the recommendation is to have value certainty that you have for each activity and thus achieve the best for the desired price. Why waste time on plans that are not according to what you have!

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  • Planning makes the difference

The first thing is to identify what kind of trip do you want to take, be clear who you are traveling with, how many days you would like to be, what activities you would like to do and what places you want to visit If you know for sure what each traveler expects from their experience, it will be easier to achieve a dream trip.

For its part, Booking.com always recommends plan a trip in advance, However, given the current health situation, the technological leader suggests that travelers select accommodations with the flexible reservation option, that is, that in the event of any novelty that arises, the accommodation offers cancellation policies that can be adjusted more easily to the new plans.

For nature lovers, the option of road travel It is undoubtedly the best, in addition to allowing you to preserve social distancing, you can enjoy the Colombian landscapes to a great extent. For these travelers it is recommended to buy their favorite food and thus avoid unnecessary stops.

But if what you want is a Travel by plane It is advisable to check the periodicity of the flights to choose the one indicated and thus not lose time of fun, it is also important to check what the luggage limit is allowed before flying and, if necessary, carry whatever weighs the most in your carry-on .

  • The ease of filters

On most online travel platforms, travelers can filter information to easily reach their preferred sites. On Booking.com, for example, you can find more than 30 different types of accommodationranging from traditional hotels to tree houses, apartments and igloos, that is, there are accommodations for all types of travelers. For this reason, it is important to use the more than 15 filters that they offer, in order to find the accommodation that best suits the characteristics identified in the first step.

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With the mission of making living the world easier for everyone, even close to home, this platform added a new filter to its platform called "Health and hygiene" that will help travelers in choosing accommodations that have updated their health and safety measures such as proper cleaning and hygiene. This filter is of great help when it comes to knowing the world safely.

Once the necessary filters have been selected, travelers are advised read the comments of tourists, to ensure that it is the experience they are looking for to achieve the dream trip.

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