How To Save Money On Food While Travelling?

7 Helpful tips to save on your hard-earned money

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Traveling can be a life-changing but it can also be a drain on your wallet, especially when it comes to dining out. Many people are reluctant to spend on food and dining on their trips. I frequently get questioned about how can I save money on food while traveling. my answer is filled with tips which I have mentioned in this blog. With some research and a bit of planning you can enjoy delicious meals without breaking the bank. Here are some savvy strategies for saving money on food while traveling.

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These are some of the important hacks to save on food while traveling. While it’s important to stick to a budget while traveling, don’t deprive yourself of the occasional splurge and cravings. You can always balance your itinerary according to your budget. 

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Research Local Markets

One of the best ways to experience local culture of a new place is through its food markets. Not only do they offer fresh produce, but you can also find local specialties at an affordable rate than restaurants. Spend some time exploring the markets at your destination and pick up ingredients for a picnic or DIY (Do It Yourself) meal.

Choose Hotel Apartments

If you don’t already know but many prefer to choose Hotel Apartments for their stay. These hotels are just regular hotels but include a small kitchenette in your room. This comes in very handy & helpful for very quick meals. Do note these are fully serviced hotels like all other hotels. So take advantage of them by preparing your own meals. Head to a nearby grocery store/market and stock up on essentials. Cooking your own meals not only saves money but also allows you to control the ingredients benefiting your health too.

Select either Half Board or Buffet Breakfast Inclusive Packages

Hotels have half board packages which include breakfast + one major meal as a buffet at dirt prices. You will definitely benefit from it

BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle)

Eating out can quickly become expensive when you factor in the cost of drinks. Save money by bringing your own water bottle and refilling it throughout the day. If you’re dining at a restaurant, consider bringing your own wine or beer if permitted, as many establishments charge hefty markups on alcohol.

Rooms with Club access are the best bet

Agree club rooms are pricier but they offer all-inclusive prices which include beverages for the entire day, high-tea/special snacks from 4-6 pm, and Dinners with cocktails from 6-8 pm which is more affordable and quite cheaper

Opt for Street Food & Local Food

Some countries have popular street foods which are hygienic yet super cheap.Street food vendors are a budget traveler’s best friend. Not only is street food often delicious and authentic, but it’s also incredibly affordable. Look for bustling food stalls frequented by locals. Just be sure to choose vendors that maintain proper hygiene standards.

Always carry Home cooked food along with snacks

Carrying home-cooked food will help you the most on your journey to save money on food.  You can stock your home-cooked food which will last longer in the small refrigerator of your room. Also packing a variety of snacks such as nuts, and granola bars will keep your hunger at bay. So you can control your expenditures by preventing spending on expensive airport snacks or roadside snacks. 

These are some of the important hacks to save on food while traveling. While it’s important to stick to a budget while traveling, don’t deprive yourself of the occasional splurge. You can always balance your itinerary according to your budget. 

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