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  • Simona Kalachov

How to Jet-Set On a Budget✈️

Major FOMO from seeing everyone's euro-summer flood your feed? We feel you! So we're here to help you get a little closer to those dreams, or at least get you 100% prepped and ready for Summer 2024. Here's how to jet-set on a budget like a pro!

Embrace the Power of Saving We know, saving money can sound about as fun as watching paint dry, but just imagine all those Aperols you could be sipping on in Sardinia! Start by setting a travel goal and creating a savings plan. Cut back on small daily expenses like fancy coffees or eating out and watch your travel fund grow. Remember, every dollar saved brings you one step closer aperitivo hour!

Get Your Hustle On Why not turn your skills and passions into some extra cash for your travel adventures? Whether it's freelance writing, graphic design, or tutoring, there are plenty of gig platform resources available in the Frich Hubs! Plus, consider taking up a part-time job or picking up odd jobs to give your travel fund an extra boost. Hustle hard now = more gelato later.

Seek Out Student Discounts Being a student has its perks, and discounted travel is one of them! Take advantage of student discounts offered by airlines, travel agencies, and even attractions at your chosen destination. Flash that student ID like a boss and enjoy some well-deserved savings. And hey, don't forget to explore apps and websites that specialize in student travel deals. Who says being a student can't save you some serious cash?

Embrace the Art of Budget Travel Traveling on a shoestring budget doesn't mean sacrificing the fun. It's all about finding creative ways to save. Opt for budget accommodations like hostels, guesthouses, or even couch-surfing (safety first, of course!). Look for affordable transportation options, like local buses or trains, or even consider carpooling services. It's all about romanticizing the simple things. And don't forget to indulge in delicious street food or cook your own meals to save on dining out. Trust us, the adventure is in the journey, not the price tag!

Explore Offbeat Destinations While the big-name tourist hotspots may be tempting (looking at you, Naples), they often come with a hefty price tag. Why not venture off the beaten path and explore lesser-known destinations? Not only will you have a unique and authentic experience, but you'll also find that prices are often friendlier to your wallet. Discover hidden gems, interact with locals, and create memories that will leave your friends in awe.

Remember, it's not about how much you spend, but the experiences and memories you bring back with you. ✌️


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