All of us have that one dream destination to visit in our lifetime and if that destination is international you really need to put some effort in saving money for that trip. If you find yourself wondering how others are expert to save for travel and you are stuck at home living paycheck to paycheck, you may be able to gain from a few of these money saving tips.

1. Create a Budget: First and foremost, create a spreadsheet in Excel — or use one of those fancy apps like Money View — and start tracking every single expense. Soon you will get an idea of where your money gets spent and how you can control it. This is a huge eye opener and from here you can consciously resolve how you want to change your spending habits.

 

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2. Selling & Renting Stuff: Go through your closet, garage, and boxes to find items you are no longer using. Then you can either have a garage sale or sell them online at any websites Ebay or Olx. Selling your unused things can boost your savings dramatically. If you don't want to sell, you can even rent them out by using websites like RentKarde and not just save money but also the planet.

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3. Stop Buying: They say experience is greater than possession, but still we human beings are so fond of possessions be it new gadgets, clothes or new furniture. The truth is these days you can rent out most of your needs be it furniture, appliances or even Luggage bags & adventure travel gear for your next travel. So for your next travel if you need some travel gear, don't buy just rent it from Sharepal and you will save a huge amount of money for your trip. When you really need to buy items, try to buy them used, and when something breaks try fixing it first.

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4. Save on Utilities: If you have cable, get rid of it. This can be beneficial in a couple of ways. You won't be subjected to guilt-inducing ads and you won't have to pay the outrageous cable bill. One thing I cannot live without is the internet and there are plenty of sites to watch movies and television shows online if you have the urge. Obviously, we are not going to cut out electricity, but here are a few processes to lower your bill. Dry your clothes outside in the summer, turn off all lights when you are not using them and install LED light bulbs.

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5. Invest Regularly: Invest regularly and set up a travel fund. Use websites like invezta which help you invest even for your travel goals and help you maximise your returns using state of the art technology and artificial intelligence.

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