It’s here! The final one!
Featuring a road trip to Key West, lots and lots of beer (naturally) and what happens when you fly home on Christmas day…
Plus, did I actually manage to book 10 holidays for half the price the average Brit spends in a year?
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I don’t know about you but holidays aren’t for slumming it – oh no – they’re for creating a brand new identity for yourself and pretending you’re a BALLER!
My alias in Miami was ‘Margaux’ who was heiress to her mother’s vineyard fortune who was passing through Florida to try out a particularly sweet bouquet in Schnebly Redland’s Winery…
SOUNDS LEGIT RIGHT?!
Also legit is the fact we paid just £29 to swan about the Four Seasons all day.
Often thought how tripadvisor and the like has given us TOO MUCH INFO when it comes to holidays so we decided to explore New York by simply asking the locals to send us on to our next location instead.
It’s here! The final one!
I said it was going to be epic and boy it is. The only issue is that darned budget… WHY DIDN’T I JUST MAKE LIFE EASY FOR MYSELF BY GOING ON A 5 NIGHT BREAK TO MOROCCO OR SOMETHING?!! I could have had cash to spare…
But alas, if you’re going to do something, do it properly.
I’m also going to be posting a video a day between now and Christmas (when we arrive home!) so you can find out if we bring it all in for the £1709 limit.
I’ll be honest, right now, it’s looking very, very close… Mostly because I haven’t even booked the last night’s accommodation yet… BUT I’M SURE IT WILL ALL BE FINE (breathe Chelsea breathe).
Tomorrow sees us taking to the city in the search for locals’ recommendations… Should be fun!
With £20 flights and £35 accommodation (for a 4 star hotel, no less), that brings me to £472.82 for the final holiday.
WOAH THT’S LOADZ UV BIN DOIN SUM SCRIMPIN GURLLL
Yes, I have. However. I may have slightly overdone it with the last one…
I really did just book this because it was cheap.
I mean, with £16 flights and £33 for 2 nights in a cute, polished apartment, there wasn’t much to argue with.
But I actually didn’t expect to properly fall in love with its amber peddling, quiet majesty and old town charm.
With an exceptional array of places to eat, drink and be merry, Gdańsk is now officially my go to recommendation to all in search of a short and cheap (emphasis on the latter) European break.
So what are you waiting for? Get on Skyscanner and find that flight!
After business class flights, the holiday was always going to have a lot to live up to but BOY did Beni have a crackin’ good go at it!!!
Along with our flights at £216, our hotel cost a mere £72 each for 3 nights meaning that our business class holiday came in at £288 each.
And with half the holidays done, how’s the challenge looking?
- Been on 5 holidays
- Visited 2 continents (Europe and Asia)
- Flown business class
- Taken 9 days annual leave
And, with only £667 of my original £1709 budget, I still need to tick off:
- At least 5 more holidays
- One more continent
- Two 5 nights or more stays
- All within my remaining annual leave allowance (19 days left!)
That works out at just £133.40 for each of the remaining 5 holidays which… Erm… Bollocks. That seems like a stretch, doesn’t it?
Let’s just say, I don’t think any more business class flights will be on the cards!!!