I feel like my favorite local websites have really been upping their winter getaway posts (like this, this, this, this, this, and this ). Have you noticed it too? Because if you did, you’d probably have read about winter yurt camping and might have even considered doing it! Sites like Narcity and BlogTo have mentioned how great it is to take glamping into the colder months. We couldn’t agree with them more!
Winter yurt camping can be a fun way to start a winter adventure, have a mini romantic getaway, or be a fun way to live life unplugged for a couple of days. Yurts might just be the comfortable, easy, and relaxing experience that you’re looking for. Make it your best experience ever, and read up on things you need to know before booking your first winter yurt.
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|Item||Cost (CAD $)|
|Accommodations and Transportation|
| Nissan Rogue Car Rental|| 72.66|
| AirBnB Campsite Rental|| 60.23|
| Hotel Aspen (breakfast included)||161.57|
| Gas (duration of trip)|| 66.27|
| In N’ Out|| 31.08|
| Groceries from Trader’s Joe|| 27.18|
| MartAnne’s Cafe – Dinner|| 61.22|
| Lolo’s Chicken and Waffles|| 63.36|
| Maria’s Flight (covered as part of extended company |
| Anson’s Flight||N/A*|
| Angelo’s Flight||N/A*|
*These items are marked as N/A as its been quite a while and unfortunately we never did get a chance to update each other on the flight costs! If we ever find them again, we’ll be sure the update the post with the additional costs.
For our Two and a Half Days in Arizona, our group of three shared a total road trip cost of $543.57 CAD (excluding flight costs). On a per night basis, this equates to $90.56 CAD/ night per person. Compared to the Quebec Road Trip Costs, (which worked out to $75 CAD /night per person) there was an increase in expenditure. This costed 30% more than the Quebec Road Trip, but given a smaller travelling group, and the additional costs of currency conversion, the added expenditure for this trip was understandable.
Our spending comprised of the following categories:
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Oftentimes, vacations would cost me upwards of $1,500 for one week, or approximately $214/day. Unless I somehow double my income, I’ll have to limit myself to having a maximum of one of these vacations a year. So how can I go about incorporating more travel vacations in a year without breaking the bank? Now, I haven’t been tracking the costs of my vacations in detail. Most times, I’m only aware of the final cost of the trip itself. As an experiment, and as a way to start figuring out to have more vacations for less, I started to track how much my Quebec Road Trip cost.
Surprisingly, after all the finances were balanced out, I only spent $75/night!
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Every vacation can provide valuable lessons that we can bring forward to our future vacations and trips. Be that experience a pitfall and learning to avoid them in the future, or scheduling more down time, there’s always something we can take away from a trip beyond good memories.
There are two main concepts that I personally learned from our Montreal work/play trip combination:
- Staying flexible with your trip options and being okay with unknowns might bring new and unexpected memories
- ‘Lost time’ or ‘waste of time’ actions aren’t always a waste – it all depends on perspective
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