Plan Travelling Alone
Many young travel-lovers have a dream to travel around the world which may cost your a large sum of money for those with limited budget and a lot of time. If you don’t want to quit your job and are keen for travelling in the meantime, you can make use of your annual leave to travel your mecca destination. The following will teach you how to save money for your independent travelling.
1. Travel during off-season
The winter and early spring is the off-season for most countries. During the off-season, the ticket fee and the price of hotels and flights are inexpensive by comparion with high season. By the way, some special affairs like financial crisis and coup cause the off-season in some places. Several months later after the special affairs, you can visit these places if they attract you.
2.Look for low price of hotels and flights
Please pay attention to the information on the travel or travel agencies websites which sometimes provides such promotion as the special discount vouchers for hotels and flights, discount itineraries. You can register as the member of these websites, in this way you can receive these information immediately.
3.Choose transfer flight
If you cannot find the direct flight at budget price, you can consider to transfer flight. For example, if you take a flight from Shanghai to Lijiang, you can flight to Kunming first and then transfer to Lijiang, which can help you save 30% – 50%. Taking Beijing to Yichang as another example, you can choose to flight to Chongqing first because the tickets of fligth from Beijing to Chongqing are always sold at a discount of 70% and then go to Yichang by shipping along Yangtze River.
4. Choose to hostel to stay
The youth hostels are easy to be found in the big city. The youth hostels always offer a bed at very cheap price. In the recent years, couch surfing is very popular.
5. Shop or eat in the local markets
You can eat in the local restaurants rather than openning for tourism. If you shop, you can choose to the local flee markets or weekend markets where you can buy some interesting but cheap articles. By the way, you can experience the atmosphere of locals.
6. Visit free attraction
Many famous museums and art gallaries are free to the public and most of ancient town in south China can be enter without ticket after 17 o’clock. Before your journey there, you should look up for the guide beforehand.