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How not to overspend on your Christmas holiday


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Let’s face it, it’s easy to get carried away in the festive cheer and overspend during Christmas. However, if you’re enjoying a vacation during the Christmas holidays, then overspending can blow out to hundreds of dollars, if not into the thousands.

So, to ensure your festive cheer continues into the New Year, it’s important to plan ahead so you don’t overspend on your Christmas holiday. This presentation offers four easy tips that anyone can employ to reign in their spending and stay on budget.

We look at planning a budget, holiday accommodation, holiday activities and dining – everything important on a holiday. And, speaking of holiday accommodation, if you haven’t already booked your accommodation for these Christmas holidays then consider Bridgewater Terraces in Brisbane. We offer very affordable Christmas holidays accommodation in Brisbane, just 1km from the city.
If you’d like more information on the tips offered in this presentation, be sure to head to our blog where you can find a complete article on this topic.

Bridgewater Terraces
56 Wharf Street, Kangaroo Point, Queensland
P: 07 3435 5216
F: 07 3435 5265

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How not to overspend on your Christmas holiday

  1. 1. How not to overspend on your Christmas holiday
  2. 2. Going on a holiday without having a set budget in mind is an invitation to overspend. Plan ahead and create a budget so you know how much you can afford to spend. Be realistic and leave 10% buffer for unexpected activities. 1. Plan a budget
  3. 3. Accommodation is one of the most expensive aspects of any holiday and prices sky-rocket during Christmas. Look for affordable apartment accommodation that is located in or close to the city. This will reduce your need for public transport. 2. Choose your accommodation wisely
  4. 4. Participating in activities is the most common thing to do during the Christmas holidays but don’t go overboard. Your wallet won’t handle it. Limit your activities to one per day then you will have something to do every day, and you won’t have blown your budget. 3. Restrict yourself to one or two activities per day
  5. 5. Dining out goes hand in hand with a holiday. However dining out three times a day, every day, is just crazy. By booking apartment accommodation you can have one or two meals in your apartment and treat yourself to lunch and/or dinner. 4. Cook your own meals
  6. 6. Still haven't booked your Christmas holiday? Don’t fret! There is still time to find affordable apartment accommodation in Brisbane that will ensure you don’t blow your budget. Bridgewater Terraces is one such option! Visit our website to view availability today. Click here to visit our website
  7. 7. 56 Wharf Street, Kangaroo Point, Queensland Ph: +07 3435 5216