A holiday in Turks and Caicos may sound expensive but actually it’s not. If you’re willing to forgo some of the 5 star comfort and service, then you’ll definitely survive a budget holiday in Turks and Caicos. You may want to channel in a backpackers attitude and visit some of Turks and Caicos tourist attractions.
Solving Your Accommodation Dilemma
Managing the practicalities of accommodation is not a problem when you’re in Turks and Caicos. Since this is a primary holiday spot, there are varied accommodation options to choose from. What you would want to search on are budget hotels and even hostels located within Turks and Caicos or just a few kilometers away. Note that majority of the hotels within Turks and Caicos are expensive and the affordable ones are located few kilometers outside.
When you book for an accommodation, make sure that you bargain for at least a free breakfast or dinner buffet; this is one way to save money on food.
One thing you should know about exploring Turks and Caicos is that it’s more expensive to embark on an inter-island hopping. Since you’re travelling within a limited budget, be resigned to the fact that you cannot afford an island hopping adventure. However, your budget should also not limit you to just one beach. Why not concentrate on 2 famous beaches in Turks and Caicos, preferably within small distance of each other. This way, you won’t have to pay too much on ferries.
As to going around Turks and Caicos by land, public transportation is highly recommended. However, make sure that you’re aware of all the scams that are being offered by locals when it comes to transportations services.
Tummy Delights: Budget Eating
Whether you’re aiming for an international food or something that is offered by locals, be sure to go to restaurants that are often frequented by locals. Don’t be afraid to ask the locals as to the best and affordable restaurants to eat. You can get much needed information from blogs and travel websites but you can be sure that the information you get from locals are authentic. However, if you know that you don’t have a strong stomach, it’s not recommended that you try something you haven’t tried before. You wouldn’t want to get sick while visiting a foreign land.
Activities Within a Budget
This is where you may want to splurge on a little bit. It’s better to tighten your travelling budget when it comes to accommodation because you may want to save up enough money in trying the activities that Turks and Caicos has to offer.
Depending on your mood, water sports are the popular activities in most of Turks and Caicos beaches. Island hopping is also a splendid idea (however, take note of the expenses). Camping is also a fun thing to do especially if you’re exploring some of the famous beaches.
For a more budget friendly holiday, why not book for an all inclusive resorts in Turks and Caicos, just make sure that the offer fits right into your travelling budget.