Posted on Tuesday 07 March 2017
As spring break creeps closer and closer there are more Canadians planning on getting away from it all. It's traditional for most, and this is the time numerous Canadian families plan their vacations.
For college students, the break is an alleviation from the chaos of college classes and other stress. For adult Canadians, it is a must needed break from the day to day hum-drum of the 9 to 5, but there are always considerations to be made before a trip like this. If you don't properly plan it can certainly take some of the fun away.
For instance, you want to make certain you've been budgeting and planning for a spring break trip for a few months before venturing off away from home! Don't forget to plan a strategic budget, and stick to it. For your food and beverage needs.You shouldn't have to worry about paying for vacation on the day of. Save money and prepare way ahead of time if you're truly going to enjoy yourself.
This goes for anyone at any age. If you have to worry about money on vacation it's really going to take the fun out of it. The following tips we are going to share should ensure you stay on track and every detail goes smoothly. The most important areas that Canadians should focus on (anyone going on Spring vacation from anywhere, really) are:
Don't be one of those who is seen scrambling for cash at the end of your vacation--that is bad and defeats the whole purpose of the getaway. The best thing to do is to plan to have a minimum of 5% of your funds remaining at the end of your vacation.
It will greatly ease stress and clearly keep you prepared. You never know what unexpected expenses might arise, so stay on your toes.
Now, let's begin examine how to prepare for all of these areas previously mentioned.
Remember, create a budget. We said this in the beginning. Right from the get go. It's a critical piece of the puzzle. Also, make sure that you include items such as: baggage charges, hotel taxes, taxis and more. Do your shopping early. Like on a cyber Monday of last year.
Also, keep all of the following in mind: These tips ensure Canadian college students and families in general have a well mapped out spring vacation and are on top of all financial matters at the same time. Don't go over-budget, and do get in some down time to regroup and enjoy your break away! Rest and relaxation is the most important part of a break. Sleep in. Walk leisurely, workout and just breathe!