Alexa von Tobel
Staycation, schmaycation. Whatever trip you’ve been dreaming of, financial guru tells you how to make it a reality.
The longer the break, the better, right? Actually, studies show that it’s the excitement of anticipation that maximises happiness. A quickie getaway delivers those good feelings on a budget. Got a dream destination? Keep a tab of airline prices online. Signing up for newsletters on booking websites such as Cleartrip.com is a great idea. You will be regularly updated on sales, discounts and other relevant offers. You can save money by sharing a rental car, staying in a suite, and requesting group rates for activities. Use Splitwise, a free app that helps you divvy up the bills. You know what they say: the more the merrier! Should you take a bus, a train or a flight? Or should you let your adventurous spirit drive you to your While you’re browsing for hotels to stay at make sure you check Groupon.co.in. Indana Palace in Jodhpur is for 17,999—44 percent less than the tariff rate, which is
32,250. Sold! If you’re travelling abroad, look for deals on HotelTonight (another free app you must