An infographic by the team at CouponAudit
This infographic is about the real cost of a vacation of British people. In a holiday getaway of most British families, about one-fifth of them have to return home early from a vacation due to budget shortage or lack of cash. An average of them stays 5 out of 7 day holiday because they run out of cash. They start day 1 with lots cash in hand and day 2 with almost 50% already spent and day 3 left with few dollars and in the following days there is almost no cash left. This infographic shows how such amount of savings can still be not enough for a holiday vacation and the facts that usually affect this supposed to be a happy getaway for a family. Budgeting is important and this signifies how to control spending on unnecessary stuffs. This shows how one out of ten holiday makers even borrow some more money just to cover up for few more days to finish the vacation. The average savings is 621 Euro for holiday vacation and it’s still not enough for people to complete there vacations. Most people pay for their annual summer vacation by borrowing money from their friends. 56% of them admitted that they were not managing their spending very well. Aside from the cash savings, holiday makers also use their credit cards especially in purchases, from booking of tickets and hotel, to food and shopping.
63% of those who are taking holiday trips uses credit cards and still pays for it few months after the vacation. That makes them pay for few more months to cover their expenses. Additional illustration indicated in this infographic is the top ten reasons on how holiday savings being spent and ended up with a cash shortage and early flight back home with unfinished holiday. First, an overspent on frequent outside meals can be the reason. Second, money spent in alcohol for some nights spent with friends on a bar that may cost higher on high-end resorts and bars. Third are day trips, spending in outdoor activities and fun. Fourth reason, spending on bunch for gifts to bring home. Fifth, buying cool stuffs from Duty Free since attractive prices tax free makes them shop for more. Sixth, money spent on cabs to go around and view the beautiful scenery in the place. Seventh, aside from buying gifts, holiday makers will also buy souvenirs from every stop and will try to buy and give to all their workmates or friends that haven’t visited the place. Since they are not familiar with the prices of these souvenirs, etc so they usually overspend with controlling their budget. Eighth, holiday makers pay for new clothes that are trendy and are not yet available in their hometown without taking care of price. Ninth, spending for sports and activities that they have seen previously from television or what other friends had talked about some fun activities. And last but not the least, buying cheaper accessories from designer goods that they think would save them some penny but actually paying the same high-costs or shopping a lot of these unnecessary things. Spending too much will just cost a lot more stress after the vacation and will end up in an unhappy unfinished vacation due to cash shortage. You can get good travel deals from sites like beaconhotel. Cheapoair and Orbitz. You can enjoy your vacations in limousine buy renting limousine cars from limous.com.
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