Find out what one couple spent during four days exploring the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. Because it’s the little things that really push a vacation budget into the red.
The upfront costs of vacations are predictable. It’s the little things—airport snacks, cocktails before dinner, tipping a tour guide—that can throw even the most well-planned vacation budget off track. In this new series, we’ll look at the spending patterns of real travelers in popular destinations, so you can estimate what you’ll actually spend.
For this installment, a couple heads to Guadeloupe for creole food, stunning beaches and a lot of hiking in the rainforest.
Flight: JFK – PTP, $499 for two flights on Norwegian. I originally had no intention of going to Guadeloupe, a Caribbean island in the French Antilles, but a great deal popped up during a stressful week and I decided to take the plunge!