Travel Tips

Getting Away Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

One of the first concerns for many holidaymakers planning their getaway is the costs involved. We all wish we could jump on a plane and travel the world, but affording that pipedream is another matter. Given the choice, you might prefer to be sitting on a beach in the Costa del Sol sipping on a tropical cocktail – after all, you have worked hard for your holiday. It is possible, though, to enjoy yourself at a fraction of the cost.

It does not matter whether you are a high-ranking executive or a shop assistant. We are all human and we all have needs…the need to get away for a week or two and forget about all the trials and tribulations that come with our ordinary lives. For a small period, we can be free to be whoever we choose to be, living our very best life. If you have those closest around you, does it really matter where you are?

A little bit of sun, time for relaxation and, of course, drinks on tap, even the most modest of holidays can make for the perfect getaway.

It’s All About Good Company

With the right people around you such as your family and friends, it does not matter where in the world you are. Good company should never be underestimated – we bet that there have been plenty of times that you have been stuck doing something you didn’t want to do, but those around you made for some of the best times of your life.

For example, thousands of holidaymakers prefer the surroundings of a caravan park because they have all of the essentials on-site without having to pay for expensive flights and hotels. A great way to spend time with your children is to visit the neighbourhood park. You can take them on a picnic, engage in some games, or just let them explore the park’s assortment of play structures. This may be a useful strategy for getting them outside and away from their electronics.  As long as there is good food, activities for young and old as well as somewhere to come together in the evening serving a drink or two, you have everything you need.

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These kinds of holidays quickly turn into an annual or semi-annual tradition, with many even going as far as purchasing a holiday home outright so as soon as they finish work on a Friday afternoon, they can pack their backs and drive down. They say that simple things please simple minds, but there’s nothing like having home comforts when you are away from home.

With the Kids

One of the biggest concerns for holidaymakers planning a getaway is when kids are involved, meaning that you can’t take advantage of the lower prices offered by travel agents during the school holidays. When you are a parent, you soon realise just how much more expensive holidays are during peak times, especially at the height of summer. Unfortunately, so many families are priced out of booking a holiday unless they save up for a year or two.

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This is another reason why holidaymakers prefer to head towards a caravan holiday park because you need not break the bank to have a good time. Prices do not fluctuate half as much as package holidays and, if you are fortunate enough to own a holiday home, you can make full use of the facilities at your leisure. The children get to make memories and new friends in designated areas, while adults can mingle with other people on site. It is all part of the caravanning experience.

Make Memories

When it is all said and done, the most important thing is that you make memories and take plenty of pictures that you can look back on in the years to come. When you do, you won’t remember how much your holiday cost you.