Luxury and travel have always enjoyed a particularly close union. But in the present day, with traveling far less exclusive and open to all, this union is being tested. For those who still regard travel as something to do in smart and elegant clothing – and with a respectful, graceful air – this article is for you.
Offering five key tips on keeping yourself chic and elegant while traveling abroad, this article is aimed at the budget traveler who nonetheless wants to look the part – on the streets, and on Instagram – as they maraud and explore.
One of the major expenses of travel are the flights you take. Often totaling hundreds of dollars, these flights can make up a third of your total budget – and can take months to save up for. But do you know how to compare flight prices – on Skyscanner, for instance?
And did you know that under-booked flights often promote stylish-looking travelers to business class free of charge? Make use of these travel hacks to fly in style next time you vacation abroad.
Next up are the locations, hotels, boutiques, and homesteads in which you’ll rest and plan your day’s activities. You don’t want to stay in a hostel or a cheap guesthouse if you’re aiming to travel in luxury: you want to find an affordable yet opulent place to rest your head.
You’ll find these by doing your research – and by securing deals advertised on voucher websites. Keep your eyes peeled in particular for flight-and-hotel deals – often a great way to enjoy a discounted trip.
How can you best travel in stylish luxury? By looking at the part. You’ll be amazed at the doors that open for you when you’re dressed smart as you travel, and the welcome, dignified reception you’ll enjoy from South Africa to Berlin when you’re dressed respectfully.
A wonderful way to budget for smart travel clothing and travel accessories is with the handy CashLady budget platform.
Here, you’ll be able to align your purchases with your budget, finding a way to look like a luxury traveler without breaking the bank and placing you precipitously close to your overdraft limit.
When you travel, you want to settle down for food, drink, and relaxation in the local area’s most luxury establishments.
To find these, it’s recommended that you take a two-pronged approach. First, purchase a guidebook from a company with a target audience of older travelers, rather than backpackers. Tips here will be aimed at the luxury travel market.
Then, scour online resources for the best of the rest – including travel reviews from broadsheets, reputable newspapers, and magazines.
Photos and Memories
In today’s world, the Instagram account has replaced the photo album – and millions of travel pictures are captured every week to stock up the accounts of travelers worldwide.
You’re going to need to take your fair share of stunning photos, too, to share with the world your luxury travel ethos and all the delightful places you visit.
These five tips are for those traveling on a budget who nonetheless wish to taste the luxury side of the travel market – and share it with the world, too.