Thailand enjoys a strategic location and serves as a gateway to the heart of Asia.
The islands offer a myriad of activities for the whole family to get involved in and share. Snorkelling, scuba diving, windsurfing and sailing, you can indulge in various water sports. Many of the resorts in Thailand are specially designed to cater for family holidays. While planning a travel trip, one needs to plan the budget carefully. Costs of hotel stays, car rentals, air tickets, if you do not plan them out carefully, costs can quickly pile up.
Here are some of the tips to plan a 2 weeks trip to Thailand.
Plan your budget
While planning your holidays in Thailand, the first step is to figure out how much you will need. Start your budget with the biggest expenses first- like airfare and accommodation. Decide how much you want to spend for each component of your trip and then plan your trip accordingly.
Do your homework
While planning for your family holiday trip in Thailand, make sure you do enough research on the place.
Although the cost of living is not very expensive in this beach country, but you need to do your homework to find the best hotel deals and other offers. Check out travel websites and compare the prices offered by them on airfare and hotel accommodation. This may take time, but then you may end up saving some money. Look for an all-inclusive package deal- that includes everything from air fare costs to accommodation to car rentals.
To avail early bird discounts and to avoid last minute high prices, plan your trip early.
The earlier you book, the more you will be able to save. Some airline websites also offer promotion codes or last minute deals and you can have flights for cheaper that you can get on a discount website.
When in Thailand, try local street food.
Thailand offers a variety of local food; so instead of going to expensive restaurants, try local cuisine that is cheap as well as delicious.
Also, you can use local commutation to travel the city. This will help you get the feel of the country and save money on cab fares. This way you can explore new things throughout the holiday. This is also a great way of learning, and having adventure and fun.
Travel doesn’t need to be expensive. Being prepared is the key to a good and successful trip. The above mentioned tips will help you plan a memorable and pleasant 2 weeks in Thailand on a budget.