You must have heard several times in your life from someone who prefer to go to a specific holiday destination in a particular season/seasons because according to them, those seasons are the times when the destination beauty completes itself. However, the fact is if someone doesn’t know how to enjoy the trip properly then even visiting the destination at favourable time can be boring. Simply put, there is no particularly best season for touring a destination. Any destination can be toured at any time, except there is a natural catastrophe.
India is home to countless interesting and fun tourist destinations. Some of them are very popular and are often busy handling the visitors throughout the year. Whereas, some are a bit less popular and requires a little more visits by the travellers. The popular tourist destinations are always a bit heavy on the pocket as it includes a bit costlier transportation, accommodations, and food. And to make things a bit downbeat, everything gets costlier during the peak seasons. Even the not-so-popular places gets costlier during peak seasons.
So if you are planning to make a trip to your favourite destination and are concerned because of the cost involved in the trip, then followings are few travel tips that might come handy to as they might help you in lowering the travel expenses and also enjoy the trip the way you want.
Book train/bus/flight tickets much prior the actual travel date. This is one way of effectively lowering down the cost involved in a tour. It is a well-known fact that as the actual date of travel approaches the tickets get costlier. This applies the most to the flights. Tickets on the day of travel is way costlier than the tickets 30 to 50 days before the travel date.
Travel in groups. This is one other effective way to reduce the expenses incurred in the travel. When you travel in groups, everyone contributes in what ever expenses made during the trip. This simply reduces the burden from everyone’s shoulder. Also the advantage of travelling in groups also gives the opportunities to avail several discounts, offers, bonuses, and relaxations.
Try to choose budget accommodations, if you are comfortable. If you are travelling alone and are young enough, then choosing a mid-budget accommodation is an effective way to reduce the expenses which would otherwise have been made in luxury hotels.
Contact various tour and travel companies as they can offer you tour packages and deals that offer best of the tour while paying less. You can also search online for the deals and choose different tour packages. Ocean Beach Resorts, LTC, LTA, and deals according to specific places, hotels, and mode of transportation are effective ways to reduce the expenses associated with a trip. Some of the companies like ixigo and others, are also taking essential steps further to improve the tour experience to travellers. For instance it has introduced a form of ixigo LTC which offers more benefits that one can avail to actually make his trip more interesting and fun.
Know the peak seasons of the destination where you are planning to go to. As mentioned above the peak seasons always brings along increased prices of everything including accommodation, transportation, dinning, as well as things to buy. So, if possible try to avoid the visiting the destination in peak time.
Try to book tickets of the flights or trains that leave either very early in the morning or very late. Many travellers skip these type of flights/trains because of the inconvenient timings of the medium of transportation, hence making it easy to avail the seats in comparatively less prices.
Finally, if you are fine with travelling long routes, then instead of choosing the direct routes, choose the long indirect routes. Also choose the routes that includes flights + trains + buses. It is very certain that these type of routes are much cheaper.
Simply follow these tips the next time you travel. It is certain that the expenses incurred this time will be less than the earlier trips.