Follow these tips and youâ€™ll see retirement as an opportunity to travel
How to save on travelling during retirement
08:38 03 August 2014
Most retirees will by any means want to spend their retirement years travelling and touring different parts of the world. This is acceptable after the many years of confinement in their jobs; a breath of fresh air is actually necessary after hard work. So how do you ensure that you have enough money to cater for all your travelling costs after retirement?
Here are some tips that will make your retirement years more enjoyable if you consider saving on travel bills.
There are some seasons, especially holidays when you find everyone is travelling. This is a very bad day for you to travel especially if you are a retiree since fares are hiked up, and tickets are very costly.
However, if you travel during off seasons when everyone else is busy at work, you will enjoy reduced fare and lots of promotions. Hotels too are significantly cheap at this time. This could relieve you a whole load of your budget costs.
Get a seasonal home
Finding a cheaper home during your travel and tour could also save you lots of cash, especially if you stay in hotels and restaurants. Since you are not working, you would considerably stay for months on a tour and if you stay in a hotel, it will be costly paying daily fees; also, the food there is very costly.
However, getting a seasonal home might be cheap and since you will be cooking, it will be even cheaper and reliable.
Go for Offers
There are various cruises and agencies that are always offering travel offers and promotions especially for those travelling during the off-peak season. These offers include reduced prices, accommodation, free return tickets and so forth. This will help you save on your retirement money and enable you travel to more places for the remaining years.