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Traveling Like A Pro Minimalist

For most of us travel is a passion. However, the endless struggle to reduce credit card debt constantly restricts us from pursuing this passion to the level we want! We have some tips and tricks to traveling like a pro minimalist and avoiding the mountains of travel debt.

Traveling like a pro minimalist prevents credit card debt.

Traveling like a pro minimalist prevents credit card debt.

Tips to Traveling like a Pro Minimalist

# 1 Not every deal is spam 

When it comes to traveling like a pro minimalist it is important you religiously follow any and every travel deal you can get. There are numerous websites offering travel deals if you subscribe. This way, you will get to know information about cheaper flights which makes up the largest portion of your travel.

#2 Be Open to a Variety of Accommodation Options

The travel industry has evolved so much recently and it gives you numerous possibilities to lower your expenses to gather experiences. Options such as AirBnB in particular has revolutionized this to greater extent. Not only is this a cheaper option, it is also a means to cut back on a lot of other expenses such as food with the comfort of a kitchen available to you! This will definitely help you stay on budget

#3 Pack lightly When Traveling Like a Pro Minimalist

Especially if you are flying local, your luggage can add up to your overall travel cost. Backpacking and limiting your goods to the one free carry on can reduce these expenses and help you money management during travel more efficient. Above all, you will save a ton of time you spend waiting at luggage belts or dealing with a lost or delayed luggage at an airport.

#4 Eat Smart

I am not saying you need to rough it out through out your entire vacation. But make a plan and eat smart. Explore the local scene and take guidance from the locals for good food places. This way you can possibly avoid the tourist traps and eat good food at a lower cost. Also, plan to eat in a couple days from a few groceries you can get.

At the end of the day, a vacation should relieve your stress. It should not add more stress and pressure for you to think about how to get out of debt. We hope these tips will help you in your mission to traveling like a pro minimalist!

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Dilini is a Marketing Communications & Programs Associate at ACCC. To anyone, managing finances can be a real challenge! Any tips and tricks to help get through this are great! Dilini will share her experiences, tips, and tricks along the way through the Talking Cents blog. Stay tuned!

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