Affordable Family Vacations - Hawaii On A Budget

 

Wanting to take a trip to Hawaii but need to stay on a budget? If you are trying to figure out cheap vacation ideas to Hawaii here are a few tips to make this one of the most affordable family vacations.

Hawaii is a notoriously expensive travel destination, but with some research you can find some deals for the budget minded and hold onto more of your cash.

Choosing to plan your trip Oahu has some advantages. First, there are many discounted-fare flights there, and also public transportation can be found to pretty much anywhere on the island. This can save you a bundle.

Once you arrive, you can take in free nightly hula shows at Kuhio Beach in Waikiki. They often also show free films in the evenings on the beach.

The Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center is another great tip for how to travel cheap. Here you can find some more freebies as they offer free lessons in hula dancing, ukulele, and lessons on how to make a lei. They will also provide lesson in Hawaiian quilting. Now where else can you learn things like this without spending a dime? Great fun.

If you choose to save money by not renting a car, you can save a bundle by taking the bus everywhere, or you can rent a bike for about 20 bucks a day. If you do rent a bike and need to take the bus somewhere, you can take them along with you on the racks of the city buses. Cool huh?

Still need more ideas for how to travel cheap and find great fun in Hawaii for very little money? Remember that if there are decent waves, the surfers will be out, and most any day you can find a surf contest going on. For the cost of some sun screen you can enjoy some absolutely amazing tricks and performances put on by the surfers. This is an extremely fun and inexpensive way to spend a day in Hawaii.

On Saturday there is a farmer's market at the Kapiolani Community College. This is a super way to soak up local culture and find some local produce and crafts, and you can find some spectacular deals here too. It's a great place to save money on all those souvenirs you need to bring back home to friends and family. You know they're expecting something! You can find cheap eats here too, or you can even just wander around and people watch.

So if you have always wanted to travel to Hawaii but had no idea how to turn visiting Hawaii into one of the best affordable family vacations, take advantage of these tips, be on the lookout for others like them, and you can have an awesome family vacation to this beautiful state without taking out a second mortgage.