Looking for a cool and affordable place to visit with your family? Have you considered the United Kingdom? Yes, the UK! This is an incredibly popular destination for travelers and is also known for a quite expensive place to visit. But if you know where to look you might find a couple of ways to save without forgetting about the fun.
You don’t need to spend tons of money in doing activities to keep the family entertained. You can also save lots in flights, hotels, transportation and even food. Keep reading to find out how.
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Here are 5 tricks that can help you save money when you go on a family vacation to the UK:
1. Keep your eyes opened for the freebies
There are tons of places that you can visit in the UK that provide a fun day with the kids. Some of them are: the British national museums, most of the countryside where you are free to do all sorts of recreational activities, the beaches, some of the castles, etc. All you need to do is a bit of research to discover the specific names of places that you can visit for free.
2. Save by getting packages
Booking your accommodations, tours and transportation as a package is a lot less expensive than getting them separately. There are tons of different options out there and companies offering customized packages. If you don’t find a package that suits your family’s needs you can check out expedia promotional offers for great discounts.
3. Take into consideration the season
There are times of the year where you will find great prices but the climate will not allow you to do any outdoor activities, and keeping kids inside isn’t the best idea. If you are coming with small kids spending a bit more and being able to have more fun. To get the lower rates plan your trip between April and September.
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4. For great and cheap food graze at a Market
Markets are great places where you can taste lost of delicious things like cheese, bread, olives, and cold meats. There are also stalls where you find local dishes that are really tasty and a lot cheaper than in a restaurant. Of course you have to be careful with stalls on the street selling hot dogs and hamburgers, they might not all be good for your health.
5. Public Transportation or Car Rental?
Getting a car rental might sound like a great idea if you are traveling with kids. But it can also get pretty expensive, and public transportation in the UK is pretty safe. So consider moving around in the public transportation, you will save a lot of money.
The main thing that can help you with saving on your next trip to the UK is to take your time to plan. This is the most important thing you can do, investing time in learning as much as you can about the place you are going to visit can make you save a lot of money. Knowing the places to visit and the rates of all of the services you are interested in is always an advantage. You won’t be fooled so easy.
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