Here's how you should start planning for a summer-vacay in July

The thought of taking a vacation is great…until you realise that you have to plan for it first. Planning may not always be the most enjoyable activity, however, if you want a hassle-free family vacation, then it’s best that you plan it now…

Planning a trip can consume a lot of time and if it’s not done properly, it can lead to a disastrous or expensive vacation. When you’re the only one planning the trip, all eyes will be on you if the accommodation does not meet expectations. So if you’re in charge, ensure you leave nothing to chance.

Here are a few tips to help you plan better:
  • Book well in advance to save on flights
    If you start booking domestic flights now already, you’ll probably get them at a discounted price as opposed to booking them a few days before your trip. When you have ample time to plan, you can shop around for discounts on flights specials and compare prices across various platforms.
  • Start a piggy bank for extra pocket money
    Leading up to your vacation, you could start a piggy bank for extra cash to use on your trip. So if you end up having to pay baggage allowance when taking a flight to Gaborone, you may be able to keep the holiday budget intact.
  • Relieve yourself from stress by planning in advance
    Knowing that everything for your trip is taken care of and having peace of mind that you have a good few months to get everything in order before your trip ultimately means you won’t have to stress about your trip while you are on it. No stress, no grey hairs!
  • Ensure you and your family have something to look forward to
    If your trip is scheduled for December then you’ll definitely be more than excited for it, and the kids will too! So if the chilly weather’s got you down, remember that you have an epic vacation ahead!
Taking a vacation is exciting and with the correct planning-method, you’ll be able to enjoy it for as long as it lasts.


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