Do you have a list of places you must visit in your lifetime? Most people do. Unfortunately, time and budget often hold us back from going to all of the places on the list at once! However if you follow a few helpful tips and tricks, you can easily travel on a budget. For instance, planning a trip to Europe sounds expensive, but if you know when and where to go, you’ll be able to visit some of the best cities Europe has to offer while sticking to your budget.
Money-saving tip #1: Travel to Europe between October – March to find the most affordable flights. The exception to this rule would be flights around Christmastime. However, if you set up flight price alerts, you may be able to find a deal during the holidays that fits within your budget!
Now that you know you’ll probably be traveling to Europe during the late fall or winter months, it is time to think about where to go. Here is a list of some of the best European cities to visit in winter:
Money-saving tip #2: Look for flights in an incognito browser mode so your user activity won’t be tracked by airlines sites that tend to increase prices as you compare flight possibilities. One of the easiest ways to do this is simply clear your browser’s cache regularly.
We have highlighted just a few of the great European cities to visit during winter but there are plenty of others to be discovered. To start your search, simply go online and start pricing flights to various destinations, look at hotel costs, and what there is to do in the city itself. This will give you a good idea of whether or not it can fit into your budget. As you make your travel plans, don’t forget to take into consideration the status of your travel documents. Visit VitalChek.com to order a certified copy of your vital records such as a birth certificate if you need to obtain or renew your passport.