Budgeting

>Budgeting is an important part of going abroad. Knowing how much it will cost and what you need to plan for will ensure you have a successful and financially stress-free time in Cortona. Here are some tips on how to budget for your time in Cortona and any other travel you plan to do:

●  Search travel guides and the web.

●  Consider your ideal lifestyle while abroad.

●  What kind of lifestyle do you prefer? What are your spending habits at home? Will the same spending habits apply abroad? Can you adapt to spending less? Are there expenses that you can do without?

●  If you want to explore the region you’ll be in, will you prefer to travel by bus? By train? First class?

●  Consider contacting a travel agent to help you determine some of your travel costs in advance

Use this tool to help you plan your budget:

Expenses

Income

Accommodation:

Scholarships, awards, and bursaries:

Food:

Student loans:

Tuition and student fees:

Personal savings:

Books and supplies:

Additional income:

Additional medical insurance:

 

Local transportation:

 

Passport and visa:

 

Immunizations:

 

Additional travel:

 

Personal spending:

 

 Gifts:
 Total Expenses:  Total Income