Running Out of Money When Traveling
13 May 2013 18:01:00
Perhaps you have ever experienced it, running out of money while traveling. Especially for the traveler who often goes backpacking usually brings limited money or budget. Traveling does require a fee, but take it easy if your money runs out, you still can enjoy your trip. No need to panic, a lot of things you can do when you’re running out of money on the trip:
Borrow from your closest relative
This way has been a lot done and likely to be effective. You can contact your closest friends or family. Tell them about your situation that you’re running out of money on the trip. Do not be shy to ask for help or to borrow money. The money can be sent to you via transfer. Explain to them your current position. Finally do not forget to say thanks.
If you are traveling with a gang of friends and running out of money on the journey, it’s okay for you to try to earn money by singing. You could sing in a gang by making use of existing goods as the instrument. And roadside eating place is a good place to earn money by singing. If you sing on some eating place, do not forget to ask permission to the owner of the eating place first.
Work part-time or part-time at a restaurant or cafe can also be done when you run out of money while traveling. You can tell the truth to the owner of the restaurant if you're running out of money. No need to use an employment contract, you simply agree to get paid for the work you have to do.
If the methods above do not work and you’re getting desperate, you can earn money by selling some of the items you have such as watches, cell phones or other items that you can sell. You can sell to people you meet on the street or to the merchants. Remember, do not set prices too high when you sell, but do not be too low as well at least half of its original price.
Find a cheap ticket to get back home
For the return trip, you need a little bit ignore comfort. Choose the most efficient transportation with the cheapest ticket price for the journey getting back home. You can find online ticket promo or ask local authorities.