There’s no doubt that getting away for a long weekend or more to work on your health and wellbeing has become a popular pastime for many people. Stress, long working hours and sometimes family life can all take their toll; and sometimes people just want to kick start new healthy habits, or focus on an area of their health. While some yoga and health retreats can be pricey, there are ways to save money besides looking out for any deals or offers such as those posted on this website. Another good way to save is to travel during the off-season, where you will save on accommodation, flights, and activities such as spa treatments and yoga classes. Conversely times to avoid including major holiday periods or bank holidays; if you are planning to go overseas to improve your health, make sure you check any public holidays specific to the destination you’re thinking of. Booking early can help save you money, just as being able to go somewhere last minute. And if you need to fly to reach a particular spa or yoga retreat, look out for airline offers or deals, consider flying with a budget airline, or if you organise things early enough, you can use your frequent flyer mileage. As for the retreat, make sure you research packages carefully to see what’s included and if you need to pay for extras including airfares, transfers and any meals. The rates for accommodation types can be different cost-wise as well; if you’re travelling on your own, and you are happy to share a room, you’ll save money here, also you can opt to forgo a premium room with a view for a standard room without the perks. Another way to enjoy a yoga or health retreat is to attend a day facility and stay elsewhere. If you do this, check out hotel deals nearby, consider a holiday rental if you are staying for more than a few days, and you can use public transport to get to the venue each day, or walk.