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Benidorm on a Budget

Here are 9 tips to help everyone save money while holidaying in Benidorm on a budget

There are many amazing places to take a holiday, but people are always thrilled when they visit Benidorm.  This area is perfect for anyone who wants an extraordinary holiday without going over their budget.  There are numerous ways for everyone to save money on almost everything while they are spending time in Benidorm.

Here are 9 tips to help everyone save money while holidaying in Benidorm on a budget:

  1. Accommodations

The hotels in Benidorm are wonderful, but anyone that is traveling to the area during peak season will find that the campsites offer cheaper prices.  Many of the campsites have bungalows to rent, so people will not need to worry about bringing a tent or RV with them on holiday.  These bungalows include all the comforts of home, just like a hotel, but the price is better.  Another way that people can save money is to travel during off-season and take advantage of the all-inclusive deals that are available at that time.

  1. Food

Eating at restaurants can hurt a budget quickly if people are not careful.  A couple of ways to save money include finding a restaurant that offers set menus or an all you can eat buffet.  The set menus can be found at many restaurants, but the all you can eat buffets are normally only available at Chinese restaurants.  However, they are both great ways to save money while still being able to eat delicious food.  Picnics are another way to save money while enjoying the fresh air at any of the parks.

  1. Free Fiestas

Everyone may want to plan their time in Benidorm around one of the numerous free fiestas that are held in the streets throughout the year.  A few of the popular ones includes the carnival right before Lent, the Fallas Fiesta in March, and the fancy dress parade that is held every November.  These fiestas are fantastic ways to enjoy some entertainment without spending a lot of money, plus people get to immerse themselves into the culture and traditions of the locals.

  1. Theme Parks

There are three theme parks in Benidorm, and people will find that they can save quite a bit of money on their admission tickets when they purchase them online.  Everyone can also purchase tickets that can be used at multiple theme parks online for even more savings.

  1. Outdoor Markets

The outdoor markets are the best places to find great deals on everything from clothing and household items to arts and crafts and food.  The prices are fairly good, but everyone should be prepared to haggle for even better bargains.

  1. Fitness

Anyone who loves to workout will enjoy participating in the free exercise classes that are held at Levante Beach throughout the week.  These classes are a fantastic way to stay in shape and keep up with a workout routine without needing to spend a dime.  There is also exercise equipment available for everyone to use at the Parque de Elche.

  1. Entertainment

Street artists can be found near the Balcón del Mediterráneo and people can spend hours watching them perform.  The British Quarter is one of the places where people can find free live entertainment at the bars.  Free entertainment and drag shows can also be found at certain bars in Old Town.  Everyone will want to remember that the nightlife begins late in Benidorm, so most of the entertainment will not start until midnight.  Some people may even be happy spending part of their time in Benidorm people watching as they sit outside a bar or at the beach.

  1. Drinks and Happy Hour

With so many restaurants and bars in Benidorm, it is fairly easy for everyone to find something within their price range.  However, the British Quarter is one of the best places to find drink and happy hour specials.  Everyone can order tapas while they are at a bar, as the tapas are a great way to try new foods while enjoying a snack to hold them over until dinner.  People will need to be careful with how many tapas they order though, because ordering too many can be more expensive than ordering a meal off a set menu.

  1. Transportation

Walking is the easiest and cheapest way to get around Benidorm, but for the times when people do not feel like doing that, they can rent a scooter to go from one place to another.  The public bus is another way to get around Benidorm and this mode of transportation is excellent and cheaper than taking a taxi.  The buses are almost always on schedule, and if they are not, they are only late by a couple of minutes.

These nine tips will help everyone save money when they are visiting Benidorm, but no one will feel deprived of anything that this spectacular city offers.

 

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My name is Paul and after visiting Benidorm for the first time in 2016 with my family I was hooked! I have set this website up as a hobby and to show others just what an amazing place Benidorm is. I hope you enjoy it.

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