Note: This story originally appeared on the Heritage Bank blog.

7 ways to save for your next holiday

You’ve been dreaming of a holiday. A trip to Paris, a week at the beach, or maybe a weekend in the mountains. But how are you going to make your dream holiday a reality?

The good news is, by changing a few small things in your every day life, you’ll be amazed at how much you could save.

After you’ve paid for food, electricity, car, house, school and daycare, there’s often not much left in the budget. But if you really want that next holiday, then there’s no reason why you can’t save for it.

Here are seven small changes you can make to help you save for your next holiday.

1. Drinks: One less soft drink, takeaway coffee or glass of wine each day could save you around $5 a day. That might not sound like much but it adds up to a whopping $1825 per person in a year. If you want to save even more, you can stop buying drinks altogether but that might be getting a bit drastic!

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