Ideas to save on your trip to Madrid – Start by avoiding roaming in Spain

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    Are you organising your trip to Madridenlace and you look for resources to save money? These days, possibilities are endless for tourists to save money while travelling, mainly in tourist cities like Madridenlace. This post offers some tips to get the most out of your travel budget: 

    Do you already have a plane ticket? Low cost passengers are constantly growing at Madrid-Barajas Airportenlace and has being experiencing on the first months of the year a total of 2,4 million passengers arriving to the Spanish capital and using low cost airlines which operate in Madrid, meaning 48% air traffic at this international airport. Have a look at our post: Flight tickets and low cost flights to Spainenlace where you will find tips on the best time to buy a plane ticket, best low cost airlines to Madrid and some tricks to book at the price you wish.


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    Another expense we have to take into account when we travel is transport and travel expense. Choose the Tourist Transport Pass in Madridenlace because it allows you to travel by metro, bus and local train as many times as you wish for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 7 days. You can buy this ticket in metro stations, tourist offices in Madrid, or kiosks and tobacco shops. We suggest you book online your Transport Pass in Madridenlace while preparing your trip; you comfortably pick it up upon your arrival at offices found at the airport or at the address indicated while booking the card.

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    Did you know that main monuments and museums in Madrid dedicate some specific days for free access? This link shows you a collection of days and hours to visit main museums and monuments for free in Madridenlace. For example, if you wish to visit the famous Art Triangle of Madrid you can do it without paying one euro by planning your stay regarding these timelines: El Prado Museum is free from Monday to Saturday 18:00-20:00 hours (Sundays and holidays from 17:00 to 19:00 hours); you can visit Reina Sofia Museumenlace with free pass from Monday to Saturday, except for Tuesday, from 19:00 to 21:00 hours (Sundays and holidays from 13:00 to 19:00 hours); while Thyssen Bornemisza Museum is free every Monday from 12:00 to 16:00 hours. Other relevant tourist attractions like Casa de Campo, El Retiro, the National Library Museum, La Casa Encendida, Cervantes Institute or Debod’s Temple, among others, are always free to visit.


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    To go on board of a tourist bus is another comfortable, simple and affordable way to discover Madrid. The Tourist Bus Madrid City Tourenlace will allow you to see Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, the Royal Palace, Cibeles fountain, Gran Vía Street, La Almudena Cathedral, Puerta del Sol… with audio guides available in 14 languages. You can book a tourist route on bus across Madrid via internetenlace.

    In relation to accommodation, we suggest you choose hostels and bed & breakfast or tourist apartments, as well as other accommodation alternatives which will allow you to live new experiences and meet new people, like Couchsurfing in Madridenlace. Look for shops, restaurants, bars or tapas areas…normally visited by locals. This is the best way to ensure a stay at popular prices!

    At the era of tourism 2.0, there is nothing better than to have a good internet connection in order to use your favourite travel apps, enjoy a more comfortable stay and saving on resources which in the past were essential like travel guides, maps or tourist information. Book your portable Wifi in Madridenlace with AlldayInternetSpain, an innovative internet rental service for foreign tourists in Spainenlace that avoids expensive roaming charges in order to stay connected outside your home country. This Mifi enables you to have internet access at any time and place, with all types of devices (laptop, tablet, smartphone, iPhone, Android, eBook, video game consoles…) and with the possibility to share wifi signal with up to 5 travel partners. Remember you have to disconnect 3G/4G on all your mobile devices. Now you are ready to surf the net in Spain with the most affordable way possible!

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    Julio R. Astarloa

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