Chances are, if you’ve ever embarked on a golf getaway, you are already up to speed on tips to make your golf dollar last longer. Some of the more common tips when travelling to golf include, book your trip during the slow season, book a last minute deal or find those seemingly great golf package deals. This article will look at 5 unique tips to really save you money on your next golf get-away.
Check with your hotel – most hotels will partner up with local golf courses to bring deals and discounts to their customers. Get to know your concierge and you might be playing you next round for less.
Competition is your friend – try to book your golf vacation in well known golf travel destinations. Chances are, you are more likely to find a golf course offer a deal when they have to compete with dozens of other courses trying to attract the same golf traveler.
Find a local golf buddy – this one will work especially if you travel alone. There are tons of websites that will offer to find you a local golfing partner. So how does that save you money? Simple. Local golfers know how to find that hidden gem, that course that no one knows about and that course that offers you more for your dollar. And who knows, maybe he’ll buy you a beer or two.
Travel to a winter destination? – Try booking your golf getaway at a resort that is known for their winter hospitality. Often ski resorts also offer golf in the summer and they will do more to attract that summer customer by offering awesome deals to get you there.
When TIME is on your side – if you are not in a hurry and have an hour or two to spare, try sitting through a time share presentation. Not only will you get a free drink and a snack, chances are they will offer you a couple of FREE rounds of golf too.
So as you can see there are many ways to ensure that you can afford the ice cold beer on the 19th hole and if you are more creative then I am, you might even be able to take your wife out for dinner.