Think you can’t afford to travel long term on Big Trip? Think again! All it takes is understanding what you need, some planning and estimating a travel budget. This article begins the processing of budgeting for a Big Trip.
This article covers step one of my three step process of how I estimate a Big Trip budget and answer the question, “How much do these trips cost?” First step: Estimate costs per day – a key part of figuring out how much it costs to spend each day in your Big Trip travel destinations.
This article covers step two of my three step process of how I estimate my Big Trip budgets and answer that question, “How much does a Big Trip cost?” See the intro article and estimating costs per day article to set the stage for this article: Researching and Estimating Transportation Costs.
Trip preparation (The “Before” part) and money for your return home after the Big Trip (The “After” part) has it’s own part of the estimating budget for a Big Trip because a) you’ll need some stuff for your trip and b)you don’t want to return home to Mom and Dad’s basement. Or maybe you do, but anyway these costs can add up to a good percentage of the budget. And of course, good to plan for when estimating your budget.