Being budget traveller means that you don’t want to spend a fortune in a trip because you want to travel as much as you can. You know that saving money in each journey has as a result that you can do more trips in your life and discover more places in this beautiful planet. And just because you want to travel on a budget, doesn’t mean you can’t have a great time. It means being smart and finding ways to save money without sacrificing gaining new experiences. With the following travel tips, you can reach your goal and have some money left over for your next trip.
Hostels are surely the perfect solution for budget accommodation, but maybe you can try camping out for a few days of your journey to save even more money. In Greece, there is a plethora of convenient and well-known campsites and the weather is good, so why not to try it? However, if camping isn’t your thing, there are many great, safe, cheap and clean hostels all over Greece that you will appreciate. An important thing you should check before booking your accommodation in a hostel is if it has a kitchen. Preparing your meals at your hostel will save you a lot of money, and it is also a perfect way to meet young people and make new friends.
Bars and clubs, which are located around famous tourist sites, are expensive. Have a drink in your hostel with the other travellers, take a bier from the super market and drink it in the park or choose a lesser known bar in a district where locals hang out. Greece allows public drinking that in combination with the sunny weather is a top choice for entertainment on a budget. Locals can reveal you the things that are free in your destination. Parks, window-shopping and free sightseeing tours or museums are only some of your options to spend cheap vacations and have fun at the same time.
Having a snack between breakfast and lunch or dinner will help you have energy during sightseeing. Even in the cheapest countries, it is expensive to stop in a cafe or restaurant every two hours and eat something. However, you can easilysave money by bringing from home your own protein bars or buying a sandwich in the super market.
Sometimes, you may think that taxi is the only solution, but it is not. Don’t take a taxi, walk! Taxis are expensive even in Greece, while walking is good for your health, body and mind as well as for your budget. On foot, you can explore the historical centre of the new city that you have visited. If your destination is too far to walk, you can take public transport, such as bus or subway. In Greece, the bus ticket costs less than 2€.