Good Tips on How to Bargain Price When Traveling
15 Jul 2013 01:29:00
In addition to the beautiful tourist spots, traveling is also an activity that can never be separated from the cost. You certainly have to have a budget first before deciding to travel. When traveling you will surely find accommodation, visiting tourist spots, renting a vehicle, sample culinary offered even buy souvenirs as gift. Most of them have been certainly a fixed price making it not negotiable. But when you see the price is negotiable, you can do some of the following tricks to get the best price:
Make a choice
You should determine what option would you take. After making a choice, you can negotiate with the seller. It is intended to minimize expenses so as not to drain your pockets.
Wherever you are, being friendly will create a good impression, especially when you bargain. Be friendly to the sellers. That way, they will feel happy and can bring you close to the sellers.
Communicate well and be polite
Good communication and being polite is also the key to bargain prices. Familiarity between you and the seller will be established so as to create a comfortable atmosphere for negotiation. Who knows by communicating as well with it when you come back again in the future, the seller will give you special price.
Invite local comrades
If you go traveling to a location where you have a friend who is originally from that area then you can ask him/her for help to bargain. Especially if you want to buy local goods in a traditional market, of course, the seller will give you a higher price when they know that you are a tourist. By inviting local friend, your friend is at least fluent in the area local language that is understandable by most sellers in the traditional market and you can get a cheaper price.
It never hurts to share information with others you meet while traveling. Sharing information can also help you to make a bargain. By sharing information with others of course you can also get other information that you did not know. Information sharing will not hurt you, but it will make you have more information.