Every new year brings a whole new set of opportunities to travel and a new set of catchy travel terms with it. The most popular among the recent ones is perhaps the term ‘ Staycation’.

So, what is staycation and why is everyone going gaga over it?

Staycation as the name suggests, is a stay at home vacation. In a broader sense, staycation is a holiday one spends in their own town without much travel. Staycations have gained popularity in the recent times dude to their convenience and hassle free planning.

If you’ve been looking for reasons to consider a staycation, these will prompt you for sure:

Helps you unwind without the hassle of planning!

Planning a holiday may turn out to be almost as elaborate as planning a wedding. There are tickets to book, stays to arrange for and a million things to pack. A staycation helps you relax and spend quality time with your loved ones without the stress involved in planning and packing.

You can save that money!

The whole purpose of a staycation is to stay in and around your home. This saves a lot of money on travel and stay and helps you achieve that pocket friendly vacation.

Lets you explore new places within your city.

What’s in travelling to new destinations if you haven’t explored your hometown thoroughly? All you have to do in a staycation is take your vehicle and get going.

        Staycations are clearly pocket friendly and hassle free, but what exactly does one do while on a staycation? Being on a staycation does not mean sleeping in and doing absolutely nothing. There are a number of fun things to do on your staycation to make it the most interesting holiday you have ever been on.

·Go on a day trip to a local picnic spot.

Grab some sandwiches and drive to your favourite picnic spot in the city. It is a great way to catch up on lost family time between hectic work schedules.

·Stay in a luxury hotel in your city.

There are a few websites such as Mistay.in that allow hotel booking by pack of hours. Book a room at a luxury hotel in your city and enjoy the luxury at an affordable price.

·Plan a game/ movie night.

A staycation is always a great excuse to bring your friends or family together at your place. Host a movie night or game night with them, with good food to top it of course.

Spend it at your native place.

If you are someone who has moved to a metropolitan city for work or studies, you can use this staycation to go to your hometown and spend it in the calm and comfort of your childhood home, reminiscing some nostalgic memories.

         This season of love, a staycation is one of the best ways to surprise your loved ones and make memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.