Plans gone wrong? How to pivot on vacation
- Oct. 25, 2023
- 3 min read
What to do when vacation plans fall through
How to budget for travel changes
Tips for staying flexible on vacation
Your cooler is packed, SPF 50 applied — you are ready for a full day of fun at the beach. Cue the torrential downpour.
Regardless of how well you planned for your trip, snags like this are bound to happen - but that should not keep you from enjoying your vacation. With a little creativity and smart budgeting to match, you can find the silver lining when vacation days don't go according to plan.
Make the most of quality time
As you map out expenses for your next trip, include a little extra for those unknowns.
A resilient vacation is about more than your outlook. Building a vacation budget that accounts for those unexpected pivots can ensure you don't return from a getaway with a sunburn and an overdrawn account.
As you map out expenses for your next trip, include a little extra for those unknowns — whether it's a shift in your initial plans or a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity you just can't pass up.
Boost your vacation savings with Ally Bank Saving Buckets . This smart saving tool lets you automatically set aside funds for specific savings goals like your next getaway. Just be sure to include your buffer amount in your savings target!
Spoiler alert: Something always goes wrong on vacation. Whether it's that swimsuit you forgot to pack or accidentally booking a reservation for a month later than intended, it's inevitable. Should something go wrong, remember that uncharted travel moments tend to make for excellent vacation memories.
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