So, have you decided to travel to Spain this vacation? It is one of the most beautiful countries and you should not neglect such a golden opportunity to visit this country. It is filled with beautiful landscapes, mountain terrains, hill spots, beach resorts etc. Although you have a variety of choices to decide about the tourist places, it is always good to choose the places where you have to spend less. It is important to make sensible decisions to save money when you are on a tour.
Couch Surfing Community: This is a very popular community and can help you a lot when it comes to your travel requirements. The community has a plethora of members from different countries with whom you can be friends with. Find a good friend with whom you can share your accommodation for free of cost in Spain. Or the rental amount will be very minimal when you stay with a known person.
Identify Local Tour Operators: When you have such good friends in social website communities, you can even ask for a reference for some of the tour operators. Generally tourist operators will hike the price of packages for foreigners. If you go through the internet web portals, you will find websites which will help you to request quote from multiple agents. This will help you to compare the prices offered by different agents and come to a conclusion. You can even customize your packages which will help to save a lot of money.
Visit Spain on Off-Season Period: You will save at least 20% of your hard earned money by visiting Spain during the off season period. The metropolitan cities are little bit expensive during the season. Beach resorts, hotels will be available at a cheaper rate during this period. You might also get hefty discounts as they would not like to lose a customer during this off period.
Save on Your Food Items: Try out the Spanish food items that will be available at a cheaper rate. It is always better to try out the local food items rather than your preferred country’s cuisine. Your preferred cuisine might be an alien food item for Spain which means you will have to shell out extra money. If you can control your taste buds for a short while, it is always better by which you can prevent the burden on your wallet.
Negotiate Well On Your Shopping: Spain is very famous for many of the shopping items. It is highly recommended for the tourists to negotiate with the dealers. You can bargain on the items purchased on the road sides and street corners. Spain is very open to this and you do not have to feel hard as you are trying to save your own money.
Do Not Buy Electronics Items: Electronic items are little bit expensive in Spain. Hence, do not buy products of this type in Spain.
Free Attractions: Almost every important city in Spain has a museum without charging any entry fee. You can Google out the list of places having free entry and can visit such places. This will help you to lead a frugal living in Spain.
International Roaming SIM: If you think you necessarily need a local SIM card, you can buy one by looking at the cheaper services available. One in a family can have the mobile phone which will ultimately serve the purpose. It is not necessary that everyone in the group should have one mobile while roaming internationally.
This is a Guest Post by Rajkumar Jonnala travel blogger from India and blogs at http://travelclap.com/