It’s beginning to look a lot like… holiday travel. Christmas quickly passed us by, and now, we’re clamoring to end the year with a big bang – with last minute travel, of course! Whether you’re headed for the cruise ship, soaking up local – yet unseen sights with the fam bam or hitting the road for a road trip with the girls, nothing puts a damper on last-minute travel like poor planning. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with three last-minute holiday travel tips, keep it locked.
Know your worth…
–And by worth, we mean your budget! Decide beforehand what’s financially for “play” – treats, tours, souvenirs, etc. You’ll likely be on the move soaking up sites, but don’t forget your food fund!
This comes in extra handy when traveling with tots, because… snacks. When road trippin’ domestically, check out discount sites or apps that will come in clutch for those impromptu hunger pains.
Our top picks:
Groupon: From local vendors to worldwide merchants, users can find deals on food, fun, and stay both global and domestic. It’s also kid-friendly, offering a wide variety of events for the entire crew including trips to the zoo, aquarium, the circus, you name it!
LivingSocial: Like Groupon, this daily deal site boasts various selections for instant deals on food, events, products, nearby services, and so much more. Did we mention it’s available worldwide?
ScoutMob: Unlike Groupon and LivingSocial, this site only requires you pay for your deals when you redeem them. Still, you can take full advantage of sales and specials.
Money tight? Book a hotel with a killer pool (for entertainment) that’s close to all the local area can offer.