Free Vacation Budget Planner

Prepare for upcoming trips with Jotform’s free vacation budget planner. Great for travel planners or for personal use. Add your budget info through an online form, a CSV or Excel file, or enter details manually into a secure, collaborative spreadsheet.

Templates

Free Budget Planner Templates

Get started with ready-made budget planner templates. Choose one and customize it in a few easy clicks with our drag-and-drop builder.

Vacation Budget Planner Template

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Monthly Budget Template

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Personal Budget Template

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Benefits

Collect and organize your data with Jotform

Manage your travel budget

Whether you’re a professional travel agent or planning your family’s next trip, manage your budget with a ready-made vacation budget template — or import an existing CSV or Excel file to get started.

Access from any device

View and edit your budget on the go. See budget details as a spreadsheet, a calendar, or easy-to-read cards in Jotform Tables. You can also download your budget as a PDF once it’s complete.

Customize with ease

Personalize the design of your budget planner with our intuitive interface. Add new rows and columns, split details into multiple tabs, add calculations, and more.

Share with family or friends

Send your vacation budget to family members or friends to keep them in the loop. You can even collaborate on your budget in Jotform Tables by sharing your table or assigning cells to others.

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Learn More About Vacation Budget Planning

How do you budget for a vacation?

To start budgeting for a vacation, first look at your financial situation. Take into account how much money you currently have, how much money you will have at the start of the vacation, and if you have any bills or recurring monthly expenses that may interfere with your budget. Next, take into account all of the expenses associated with the trip — such as transportation, lodging, meals, souvenirs, and other miscellaneous expenses. Once you know how much you have and how much you’re able to spend, you can start planning the details of your trip.

How can I stay on budget while on vacation?

There are many steps you can take to stay on budget while on vacation. To start, try not to go during the busiest vacation times of the year — this can vary depending on location, but it usually helps to avoid major holidays or times of the year when the weather is ideal for the location. When it comes to transportation, lodging, and activities, be on the lookout for deals. This can be a good way to find cheap, fun vacation locations or activities that you may not have thought of before. Instead of opting for an expensive hotel or Airbnb, consider less expensive options like motels, hostels, camping, or staying with friends. And if you’d like to save on food, preparing meals yourself instead of eating out for every meal can help you save a lot of money!

How do I make a travel expense spreadsheet?

Jotform Tables lets you build a travel expense spreadsheet from scratch or get started with a ready-made template. If you’d like to customize your spreadsheet, feel free to add new rows or columns, include formulas to automatically calculate totals, add color-coded tags, and make other changes in seconds with Jotform’s easy-to-use interface. You can add travel expense details manually, upload them via a CSV or Excel file, or fill out an online form to auto-populate your spreadsheet. You can then manage your budget on any device straight from Jotform Tables.

How can I share my spreadsheet with others?

In Jotform Tables, click on the Share icon in the upper right hand corner. Then choose your privacy settings and how you would like to share your table. You can make your table public or private, share it via email or invitation link, or even embed your table in another web page. If you update your share settings to allow collaborators, you can also work on your vacation budget with colleagues or members of your travel group. Visit our user guide to learn more about how to share and collaborate in Jotform Tables.

Can multiple people edit the budget spreadsheet at the same time?

Yes! If you open your table to collaborators, you can all work on your spreadsheet together in real time.

Can I download my data?

Yes. Feel free to download your vacation budget planner spreadsheet as a PDF, CSV, or Excel file. Learn more about how to download your Jotform Tables data.

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