When you finally decide to take a vacation, you might be overwhelmed by options.
When you finally decide to take a vacation, you might be overwhelmed by options. After all, there are so many places to visit and so little time! Here's how to get started:
Set a budget: Figure out how much you can afford to spend on this vacation, and do your best to stick within that budget. Factor in money for flights, lodging, transportation, food, entertainment, and spending money. Remember to also budget for emergencies.
Brainstorm ideas for vacation destinations: Start thinking of places you would like to go to. Figure out how many days you can take off for it, and do some research to see if there are any good deals available. Prioritize based on length of your trip and whether it will fit your travel budget.
Start a Google doc: Create a Google doc and share it with the people you are going on the trip with. List your schedule in a spreadsheet, and color-code it to make important items stand out. You can draft a working itinerary, and start by adding in flight and hotel information as it becomes available.
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