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    Three Tips to Plan a Romantic Getaway

    Whether it’s having a career or raising a family, there are a lot of responsibilities that cause loved ones to not spend as much time with each other. A romantic getaway in Charleston can be a great start to rekindle the flame. Not only are loved ones able to spend time with one another, they can enjoy a change in scenery. This way, they’ll do something outside of the norm and have a bit of spontaneity. Here are a few tips to help make this happen.

    Plan the Trip Together

    There’s nothing better than to plan a dream trip together. While it’s great to make it a surprise, it’s easy to fall off the ball if the interests don’t match up. Additionally, it’s a good way to plan things ahead such as booking a hotel, seeing what events are in the area, and setting days to be off from work. A course of action like this will help decide when both sides can be free for some vacation time. Also, it’s good to see whether a summer or fall trip would be better depending on the location. When both people are equally involved, there can be more activities for each side. While it’s good to spend that extra quality time together, it’s even better when there’s a fair share of things for each individual. The next step is to get on a budget for the trip.

    Set a Budget

    It’s great to splurge, but it’s better to stick to a budget to keep things in perspective. Building a savings account solely for the trip. It’ll be easier to save money for months to a year. This way, there will be more spending money available to truly enjoy the vacation without worrying about other responsibilities. Also, see if there are any free or cheap events in the dream destination. It’s not always about going to expensive places, because the time together is what matters. By storing money away ahead of time, it’ll be a lot easier to organize the trip. Also, it’ll allow for more flexibility.

    Having More Flexibility While on the Getaway

    When it comes to going on a trip, adventure can make things more exciting. Having some more spending money can be a good way to keep things spontaneous. Instead of going out to breakfast, why not think of a surprise brunch in the room while the spouse is out for a little bit? Spend a bit of extra money for room service. Also, an itinerary is great to keep on a specific schedule. However, if something seems a bit interesting or off the beaten path, take advantage of it. It may not happen again.

    These are just a few tips to help make for a great trip with a significant other.

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