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  1. Nicolette
    March 1, 2019 @ 5:48 am

    I seriously keep track of finances to the penny…home, travel, or otherwise! This post has lots of great info for travelers!

    • Ali Garland
      March 1, 2019 @ 10:12 am


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  4. Stephanie
    January 26, 2013 @ 4:53 pm

    These are fantastic for anyone not knowing where to start when planning a first trip somewhere. I always love to steer people away from doing a tour and go at it on their own. These will really help!

    • Ali Garland
      January 27, 2013 @ 12:57 pm

      Thanks Stephanie! I always hear from people who are overwhelmed with planning trips, especially when it comes to figuring out how much it will cost, so I hope this helps.

  5. Jade -
    January 18, 2013 @ 12:25 am

    I think that works really well with short trips, but I wouldn’t want to try to work it all out for a long trip! For our upcoming 3 month Canada trip we basically brainstormed what we think our monthly expenses will be based on what our monthly expenses were travelling in Australia (where prices are similar). We might end up with extra money at the end, or we might end up with a bit of a credit card bill…but it gives us a general idea at least.

    For a shorter trip I would definitely look at my budget more indepth though

    • Ali Garland
      January 18, 2013 @ 11:22 am

      Yeah, it’s a different thing altogether if you’re planning a long trip. This works well for most people who take 1-3 week vacations. For a month or more, I would plan out a budget in a different way because you just can’t know what you’re going to do for a long trip in that kind of detail.

  6. Andrea
    January 17, 2013 @ 9:26 am

    We’re kind of bad at this and probably always end up spending too much…thanks for a great post!

    • Ali Garland
      January 17, 2013 @ 5:38 pm

      Thanks Andrea! I don’t do up a budget in so much detail anymore for short trips because I’m used to the costs now, but I did this a lot a few years ago. I also do a rough budget for longer trips, and it is helpful.

  7. Jennifer
    January 16, 2013 @ 2:44 am

    Great tips for making a budget!

    • Ali Garland
      January 16, 2013 @ 2:39 pm

      Thanks Jennifer!

    • Tracey
      July 15, 2017 @ 5:52 pm

      I totally agree