Traveling and hotels offer an escape from your everyday routine, which can help to reduce stress levels. However, if you’re traveling on a budget and want to make the most of your vacation experience it is important to think carefully about where you’ll stay and what facilities you need.
Travel, whether it is for business or pleasure can be expensive and a hotel stay can take a significant chunk out of your vacation funds. The good news is that there are many options for accommodation when you’re on the go, and these can vary from budget hotels to high-end luxury suites.
One of the best ways to save money when traveling is by visiting during off-season. In popular destinations, hotels will increase their prices during the peak season so if you’re flexible with your dates and can wait for the low season, you can find some great deals and avoid paying full price.
Another way to save money is to avoid the hidden fees that many hotels charge. It is always best to ask for a breakdown of any and all fees before you book so that you know what to expect. It is also worth considering looking into hotels that are independent from the larger travel industry chains and may offer a more competitive rate. You may also be able to find better deals if you’re a member of a hotel loyalty program. UNOH’s Travel & Tourism Management Degree Program has a course in Event Planning where you learn how to put together events, fundraisers, weddings and trade shows for clients.