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    I need a proper holiday this year

    I am probably the record holder on AS for not going abroad for over 10 years. My passport expired Nov 2003 and I have not even renewed it yet. The last so called 'holiday' was a weekend in Portsmouth last year on me own, as I needed a break from the family and work. This is not because I dont like going on holidays, its because I always spend everything I have on cars and other stuff I dont really need and get myself into huge debts all the time. Me mates is always asking me to go on holiday with them and they always get the same answer from me ' maybe, will see what happens', but nothing happens, as I go and spend any savings on stuff i dont really need

    How do you guys save for a holiday and not have the urge to spend the money instead?

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    I'll have you know that some members have never been abroad.


    Best idea is to save up the bucks..then just go in and pay for it all at once ...then it's done

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    I put the money into an account you dont have a card for, transfer it every month by direct debit, and the fact you have to go to the branch and use your book to sign it out puts me off !

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    I haven't been abroard since I was 16 (i'm 30 now) and haven't had a holiday at all in the last 4 years
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    I put a large (ish) deposit on the holiday, then make monthly trips to the agents to pay it off. Atleast you have a date to work to, and you know it must be paid by then.

    As for spending money...its usually my wages the month before I go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BYRON SRI
    I put a large (ish) deposit on the holiday, then make monthly trips to the agents to pay it off. Atleast you have a date to work to, and you know it must be paid by then.

    As for spending money...its usually my wages the month before I go.
    Did not know you can do that? will have to look into this one, cheers mate

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    yeh, nice and easy.

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    Ive booked a lads weekend away in summer paid 110 of the holiday off a i new id spend it then every month when i get paid i gotta give my mum 100. Its easy to do as i know if i dont save it i wont have any drinking money! that gives me the insentive :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by M40COO
    I'll have you know that some members have never been abroad.

    yep that's me never been abroad, thought I might this year but nope, I think modding will probably win

    normally just disappear for a few days, like the lakes or scotland
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    I just set up a standing order with the bank for £xx a week, I have now finally got enough to pay for the holiday in February, so everything I save from now untill May is spending money. I am off to Florida for 3weeks, its what keeps me doing the job I do now!! Had not had a holiday in 7years untill last year when I went to Florida, now I am hooked.
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