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10 TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY TRAVELING TO MEXICO

10 TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY TRAVELING TO MEXICO

Planning with time, saving, quoting lodging prices and means of transport is key to enjoying the holidays without affecting the economy.

In the Easter period of this year, four out of 10 Mexicans plan to go on vacation to a tourist destination, mainly in the interior of the country, according to a study by the Center for Public Opinion of the Universidad del Valle de México, cited by Scotiabank.

15% of travelers will allocate between 5,000 and 10,000 pesos to their trip, while 14% plan to invest more than 10,000 pesos, adds the recently published document.

10 TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY TRAVELING TO MEXICO

Mexicans who will take a break may well enjoy the Easter holidays without affecting their family economy, for which they must plan ahead, save and quote accommodation prices and means of transportation in different search engines.

In addition, it is essential to make a budget to know how the expenses will be met without exceeding the economic possibilities.

Here we present 10 tips for not spending more during the holiday season:

1. ANTICIPATE THE PURCHASE OF YOUR TRIP
The idea of ​​planning does not only imply the booking of accommodation, and the purchase of transport, but also monitoring prices, to make purchases at the best opportunity.

Remember that the purchase of a plane ticket is cheaper when it is made more in advance.

2. ‘HUNTING’ PROMOTIONS
As part of planning your trip, it is important to list the places you want to visit, and compare prices. Investigate in advance if on the dates of your trip the hotels, Airbnb, agencies and restaurants offer some type of discount or promotion linked to the attractions that you do not want to miss.

3. AVOID COSTLY MEALS
This factor is one of the main expenses in vacations, it is advisable to make a daily budget and preferably buy snacks in a supermarket to make snacks. Gerardo Obregón, general manager of the online loan community Prestadero recommends finding hotels where food is included, and not spending on luxury restaurants that may offer a similar menu.

10 TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY TRAVELING TO MEXICO

4. CONSIDER THE EXCHANGE RATE
Although the quotation of the coins can not be controlled, it is important to locate the best place to exchange money. Gerardo Obregón recommends doing it in exchange offices inside airports, as they try to compete with each other and offer the best offer, even if the difference is a few cents.

5. AVOID THE ‘ANT EXPENSES’
According to the National Commission for the Protection and Defense of Users of Financial Services (Condusef), Mexicans invest an average of 15,865 pesos a month in ‘ant expenses’, enough to plan a vacation.

And if you’re already on the trip, the ant expenses do not stop. Before buying that shirt, notepad or hat, think if they are really necessary. It is important to always have a budget for transportation and tips, since in the long run those expenses could represent more than you imagine.

6. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LOCAL PROMOTION
Most of the holiday destinations have free cultural activities, such as trips to monuments or some shows, and in many cities there are also free tours on foot.

Visit the social networks of your destination, there you will surely find the events organized by the local authorities.

7. STUDY ROAD REGULATIONS
In case of a trip abroad, study the road rules of the destination to which you will go. This way you will avoid fines. If you plan constant displacements, it is advisable to rent a car or use public transport, since they are cheaper options and will help you to know the place better.

8. FOLLOW YOUR GPS
In case the trip is by car, avoid leaking money and spend more gas than you need to move. Follow the shortest and fastest route that your mobile device tells you.

9. THAT THEY DO NOT SEE YOU FACE OF TOURIST
Tourist restaurants generally have higher prices than other options, so it’s a good idea to ask the locals for recommendations on eating. They will propose you to go to places not necessarily tourist, but where the food is rich and of fair price.

10 TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY TRAVELING TO MEXICO

10. AVOID CREDIT CARDS
Obregón warns that travelers move away from credit cards, as they could drag interests. Remember that for this year still missing the summer and winter holidays.

10 TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY TRAVELING TO MEXICO

10 TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY TRAVELING TO MEXICO

anonimo. (2018). 10 CONSEJOS PARA AHORRAR EN LAS VACACIONES DE SEMANA SANTA. Marzo 30, 2018, de Expansión Sitio web: https://expansion.mx/dinero/2018/03/13/10-medidas-para-ahorrar-en-vacaciones-de-semana-santa?utm_source=Matutino&utm_campaign=c31dfdcc78-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_03_28&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_35f350be4e-c31dfdcc78-118604269

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