The summer is winding down, but the opportunities to travel are still heating up!
Are you planning to visit a new city to do some sightseeing? Looking to for a way to travel smart without breaking the bank?
Look no further – we’ve got you covered!
Check out these five quick and easy was to save money while traveling this fall!
1. Use Airbnb to book your stay.
Hotels can get pricey – and some tend to be cookie-cutter and look the exact same anywhere you go. Consider renting a room through Airbnb and saving a few dollars while you explore the city!
2. Use ridesharing platforms instead of renting a car.
Renting a car while traveling can get expensive. If you’re staying in a city, consider ordering an Uber or a Lyft to keep costs low.
3. Check out Bikeshare while exploring the city.
Many U.S. cities have adopted bikeshare programs. If you’re staying in the heart of the city and looking to save a few bucks on cab-fare, this is a cheap and scenic option!
4. Take a scooter.
Electric scooters are taking the nation’s cities by swarm! Similar to bikeshare programs, just download an app on your smart phone, type in your credit card information, track down a scooter and you’re off! Some of the most popular options include Bird, Lime, Spin and Skip.
5. Go cashless.
Skip the traveler’s check and don’t carry large amounts of cash around (this could make you a target for crime!). Many businesses now accept credit or debit cards, PayPal, Venmo or Apple Pay – a quick and easy way to track exactly how much you spend and skip the oversized wallet.
These tips are great ways to save money and make the most of your trip to a new city.
Have any more tips on how to travel smart? Let us know in the comment section below!
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