You might not think visiting a Pacific island would be cheap, but traveling to Hawai’i doesn’t have to be super expensive. Here’s how you can see the sights without spending a fortune.
The first step is to plan your trip during off-peak periods, when room rates and flights will be cheaper. For Hawai’i that means booking in January, February, May, September or October. The bonus is February is the best time for whale watching, and September is when the Aloha Festivals happen.
When it comes to food, look out for early-bird discounts offered to diners seated before 6 p.m., or eat your main meal at lunch time. There are also plenty of food trucks in Hawai’i, so you can grab something quick and cheap without spending a lot of time.
Fortunately, for budget travelers, one of the main attractions in Hawai’i is also free to access. The beaches are simply incredible, and you don’t have to pay anything to lay out a towel. You can also learn about aspects of the local culture at a free, introductory class on lei making, hula dancing or Hawai’ian massage at the Royal Hawaiian Centre, or explore the Koloa Heritage trail on foot or by bike.
Stick to one island to save money on transport and sleep in hostels to keep accommodation costs down. Aside from that, use common sense money saving tips like splitting taxi rides with fellow travelers and staying in places where breakfast is included.
More and more travel brands have removed plastic and other non-biodegradable materials from their services, whether it be hotel rooms or flights.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
The urban chic hotel is the perfect medium between Hollywood hip and corporate cool. Dream Hollywood welcomes you upon arrival with an open glass entryway, showcasing a structured, organically lush lobby atmosphere filled with modern art and a lobby lounge bar that transforms for a morning cup of coffee or a post-work cocktail. Upon check-in with the extremely helpful and courteous staff, I made my way to the elevators and up to my room, enjoying the artwork on the way.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.