You’re dying to get away and if you’re anything like me you want a fun-filled adventure. It’s time to grab your besties and pack a bag, but where do you go? Call me a dreamer but my heart always lands in London, home of the Queen and the British accent. Planning a trip involves a lot of work, here are a few tips and tricks to doing it on a student budget:

BOOK YOUR TRIP IN ADVANCE

People think that last minute vacations are the way to go but you’ll be surprised to know that booking your trip at least 2 months in advance is when you find the savings!

FIND CHEAP HOTELS

What’s considered a low-end hotel at home is actually a palace in another country. Do your research and you’ll find the deals!

BOOK A PREPACKAGED VACATION

Everything is basically planned out for you, all you need to decide is where you want to go. Taking the stress off you makes the trip more fun and gives you a great bang for your buck! Plus I bet you didn’t know you can use your SPC Card at Flight Centre to get up to $150 off on Contiki, G Adventures, and Topdeck Tours!

HAVE A STAYCATION

Dreaming is one thing but putting your trip into reality is completely different. A staycation in places like Toronto, or a drive to Montreal can be just what the doctor ordered for a little time off. Check out Choice Hotels for a comfy and cost effective option, plus you can save 15-20% with your SPC Card.

The last piece of advice I can give you is have fun and TAKE A TON OF SELFIES!

Wherever your travels take you, I’m sure it’ll be a blast!

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