To make the most of your holiday money, it’s a good idea to create a holiday budget. With a plan in place, you’ll hopefully spend less time stressing about money, and more time having a proper break - whether that’s a walking holiday in the Lake District or a fortnight on the beaches of Croatia.
How much money should I take on holiday?
First, set a limit for how much you’re happy to spend in total. Think about what you’d like to do when you’re there: Lunches and dinners to try the local cuisine? A spot of ocean kayaking or hiking in the hills? It all adds up.
If you use the Starling app, you can keep your holiday savings separate from your main balance by creating a savings Space. That way, you won’t accidentally dip into your savings. You can top up your holiday savings Space at any time and even set a target for your goal amount.
You can also add a photo of your destination for added motivation. Anything goes - a campervan for a trip to the Isle of Skye, the Duomo for a weekend in Florence, it’s up to you.