Budget or Splurge? How Will You Finance Your Next Vacation?

When you decide to arrange a vacation for yourself or your family, you have to first decide the budget. This budget will determine how far away from home you are able to travel, what type of accommodation you can afford, and even how long you stay away from home. Depending on where you are headed, your activities on the trip may be limited by your budget as well.

You have to decide whether you want to splurge and go further away from home for the ultimate vacation, or find ways to budget and save money. There is also the option of aiming for the middle by setting a budget but stretching to get as much out of it as possible

Set Your Max

The first thing you have to do is determine the absolute maximum budget for your vacation. This is the top amount that you can possibly get your hands on for the trip. You may not want to spend this amount, but it is the absolute most you can afford at this time.

Your max will rule out a lot of vacation options if you do not look for ways to save money. For instance, if you want to book Bali luxury accommodation but your max budget is not large enough to handle the air tickets, you may need to look for discount flight packages to make that trip happen.

Your Top Five

Make a list of your top five vacation destinations and five things you would love to do on vacation. The goal is to find at least one place on the destination list that matches up with the five things you would love to do. For example, you may decide to rent villa in Bali if you want to relax on the beach, hike and participate in water sports.

Grasp Reality

Now that you know the maximum budget and have an idea of what you would like to do or where you might like to go, it is time to talk with a travel agent or do some research online. You want to get a realistic view of what all elements of your preferred trip may cost, plus consider an overview of some of your secondary choices. This will put you in touch with reality so you can determine whether you can really afford to rent villa in Bali or enjoy that Bali luxury accommodation.


Often, you can compromise on smaller details of a trip in order to get the larger things you want. For instance, you may decide to rent villa in Bali but make sure that villa has a kitchen so you can cook a lot of your meals for yourself. This saves money on food so you can afford your Bali luxury accommodation.

Longer or Luxurious?

Do you want to stay away longer, or do you want to stay away for a shorter period of time but really live it up? This is a serious decision, since you can often make a shorter trip far more luxurious since you aren’t paying for as many nights accommodation. Yet, you may also get discounts at some luxury accommodations just for staying more nights. See what is out there and then make your decision.
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Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali – Luxury Escapes

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In a world first, Guy Owen (formerly of London’s iconic Savoy), Ray Tang (Peninsula Shanghai), culinary geniuses Ketut Aria (Shangri-La Jakarta) and the renowned Robert Marchetti (of North Bondi Italian and Icebergs fame); have teamed up to create a Legends of Bali Holiday Experience of a lifetime

The picturesque grounds of the Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort encompass nineteen temples, from small family shrines to impressive jungle-set complexes – this is the perfect place to set out on a cultural walk and explore the rich spirituality of Bali

The resort is home to a multi-award winning Greg Norman-designed 18-hole course, Nirwana Bali Golf Club – the course was named Indonesia’s Leading Golf Resort title at the World Travel Awards for three consecutive years (2010, 2011, 2012) and was recently declared one of Asia’s Ten Most Elite Golf Courses by Forbes Travel Guide

Take the opportunity to try a range of brilliant activities during your stay including cycling, yoga classes and Balinese dancing, not to mention lounging on the beach, taking a dip in one of the pools or jumping on a shuttle to Seminyak or Kuta to be immersed in the region’s popular dining, shopping and nightlife hotspots

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