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Safari on a Budget

August 15, 2017

While memories are priceless making them often requires a small fortune or at the very least a Visa card. And while we’re willing to live it up to pursue our travel dreams we are not exactly in the business of selling organs. Planning for any holiday is essential, especially if you’re looking to cut costs. A Safari is an inherently pricey affair however that doesn’t mean that with careful planning, and a few tips and tricks your African Safari adventure should be any different.

Off Season Stays

In Africa, there is no ‘right’ season to travel in. Africa is an all year round vacation station, no matter what the season. However, a winter safari offers more benefits than you would have originally bargained for. Not only is the air cooler and the game more active, but you also wind up beating the crowds and falling into some of the best promotions and specials on offer all year round.

Booking Online

Not only is booking online hassle free but it can also save you money. No need to book through a travel agent, if you book directly online you can compare prices, times, dates and special all to meet your itinerary requirements. It’s the fastest and most efficient way to save you time and money.

Search For Deals

Booking online will help you look for any deals, promotions, and specials on offer. Safari.com offer a wide variety of various accommodation types and prices which they will always ensure to get you the best value for your money. Also, they have different specials on a broad range of their various accommodation offers all year round. Making sure that your safari travel dreams can become a reality.

Book In Advance

Booking in advance always saves you money, even if it’s just your flights you book in advance you will have already saved yourself a substantial amount of money. Cases show that a two months advance is the right amount to ensure you receive a more than fair deal. Book flights over days that are notoriously cheaper to fly on also add additional savings.

Shop Like a Local

Taking home souvenirs is an important part of travel. It’s the sense of taking home a piece of your destination with you. Something to encapsulate your memories in. Whether it is a fridge magnet, a great piece of art or a glamorous bag, Africa filled with immensely talented and diverse curators, designers and artists can make all your souvenirs dreams come true. No need for overpriced tourist gift shops. Explore your surrounds a little and shop like a local. Youll comes home with some great authentic treasures without spending a small fortune.

They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too, but with a little planning and a few small steps, you can have the holiday of your dreams at a fraction of the cost.

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