As sad as it might be, romance is often tied in with an expense. It can be tough to do amazing things together when you have a little spare income to throw around. And, it’s especially hard when it comes to arranging a breakaway. But, it doesn’t have to be this way. We’re going to reveal some brilliant tips and tricks to help you have a romantic time, whatever your budget. Let’s take a closer look at your options.
Last minute bargains are available almost every day of the year, but you have to know where to look. Look at travel sites and price comparison services to see what you can find. It’s always cheaper to book early, of course. But, spontaneity often makes any getaway much more romantic. It’s also worth contacting your favorite hotels directly. They might have a last-minute cancellation they are willing to fill for a discount.
You can pay anything from two to three times the amount for a trip away during peak season. And, there are very few bargains to be found during this period. The competition will still be fierce from other holidaymakers - and the travel companies know it. It’s worth looking for last-minute deals, of course, but you will get much more value offseason. Which, if we’re honest, might be better for you anyway, as we’ll explain right now.
Avoid the tourist traps
Always avoid the most popular destinations if you want to spark up a little romance. They get so busy that you won’t find a quiet corner anywhere, and with such a volume of people, there will always be difficult incidents to navigate. Instead, head to a quieter alternative. Even choosing a spot a few miles away from the tourist areas can uncover some breathtaking scenery and a much more romantic vibe.
Road trips can be a great way to spend time together alone - and you can go anywhere you, please. It doesn’t cost much to fill up your car with gas. Or, you could use a rental company. The likes of Hotwire Car Rentals might even be able to give you something a little more glamorous than your usual set of wheels. It’s a cheap way of getting around, and as long as you plan your route well, it can lead you to some exciting - and romantic - places.
Accommodation is one of the most expensive aspects of getting away. So, if you are an adventurous couple, why not think about camping? Even the more comfortable ways to camp - such as in a tepee - are cheaper than comparable hotels. And, the experience can often be a lot more memorable.
Consider a house swap
Finally, house swapping has taken off in the last decade or so. There are plenty of services out there that help you find similar people who want to swap their homes for a vacation, from all over the world. You will still have to pay for your travel, of course, but other than that, it’s just your food and entertainment you need to consider.
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