Spain can be an expensive place to vacation, however, with the right guide and knowledge one can easily plan a trip on a budget and Palma de Mallorca is the best place to start with. This beautiful beach resort city is the capital of the Balearic Islands in Spain and home to several Gothic cathedrals and Medieval fortresses.
Here's how you can plan your trip without hitting your pocket too hard:
1. Booking flight tickets
The first and most important thing to keep in mind while planning a trip is to get the cheapest flight fares. A large chunk of the trip's expenses is the flight tickets; always try to book as early as possible and make sure to book round trip flights.
2. When in Palma...
The best way to save money on meals is by eating local food. With a beautiful landscape, Mallorca is also famous for its blend of cuisines, including some affordable and delectable street foods. The city guarantees to give the best taste starting with delicious meals for two under 10 Euros.
Choosing a place that gives value for money will make a huge difference to your budget. Palma has several options for a good inexpensive bed and breakfasts hotels. After a morning of heavy breakfast, skip the lunch or just some light munching at one of the street food stalls, they do maintain good hygiene.
Rent a cycle to get around the city for 24 hours at a mere 10 Euros. The city is full of beaches and monuments which grant free access. Enjoy a nighttime walk along the seashore or just sit and relax at the beaches with some churros.
5. Hotel Shuttle
Hotel shuttles are another good way to save money. Most hotel shuttles run daily for 3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the afternoon, however, don’t forget to check with the hotel's front desk as some establishments run different schedules.