It’s now or never! How I funded my trip of a lifetime

Tuesday 14th February 2023

When Annette told us about her two-week US tour, we had to find out more. Safe to say we were inspired by her unforgettable experiences (and only a little bit jealous!)

But what’s the point of going on your dream holiday if you’re constantly worrying about the price of every excursion… or cocktail! When Annette was planning her trip, including paying a visit to the iconic Graceland, she knew she wanted to do things properly. And that meant travelling stress-free.

A fortnight away wasn’t going to be cheap, but saving up for such an expensive holiday would have taken years. Getting a personal loan gave Annette access to the funds she needed to book her trip, so there was ‘A Little Less Conversation, a little more action, please’!

A holiday worth every penny

Like so many others, the covid pandemic had put a pause on Annette’s travel plans for far too long. Annette and her partner were ready for a holiday — and not just any holiday. Annette had always wanted to visit certain cities in the states but understandably didn’t fancy making three or four separate long-haul trips. So there was one obvious solution… a mammoth trip across the states!

Twice a year we try and go away. Covid put a bit of a stop to that so, to make up for lost time, we went ahead and booked our dream holiday.

First stop – San Francisco. As a big fan of the film Bullitt, Annette loved experiencing where iconic scenes were filmed. No trip to San Fran would be complete of course without a selfie by the Golden Gate Bridge or doing some time in Alcatraz!

Next up was a trip to California which included spotting the Hollywood sign at sunset, visiting Venice High School (the location for Grease) and a stroll along Venice Beach.

After some fun in the sun, it was time for a spin of the wheel and a cocktail or two in Las Vegas. While there, Annette’s partner celebrated her birthday in absolute style, with a picturesque helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon.

The last leg of the trip saw Annette fulfil one of her biggest travel dreams – visiting Graceland, the home of the legendary Elvis Presley. Our adventurous duo stayed at The Guest House during their visit to the King of Rock & Roll’s home and were usually ‘First in Line’ to explore everything there was to do in Graceland.

“You only live once – enjoy yourself and do what you want to do.”

Wise words from Annette, and we couldn’t agree more. We were thrilled to hear she and her partner had such an amazing time. She told us:

We wanted to avoid watching our money the whole trip. All the hotels we stayed in were top-quality, so we had the time of our lives rather than trying to scrimp and save. The loan allowed us to do that.

The price of a dream costs less than you’d think

For most of us, finding thousands of pounds upfront can be a challenge. But spreading the cost over a series of fixed-rate payments was the solution Annette needed.

And she knew Novuna Personal Finance was the right provider to help, too, having taken a loan with us in the past. We love seeing customers come back to us time and time again — it shows we’re achieving what we set out to do, which is to help our customers achieve their goals.

Applying for an online loan took just five minutes. And, once the application was accepted and complete, the funds were with Annette in just days. Voila!

With the money ready to go, Annette didn’t have to worry about compromising on any aspect of the trip. She and her partner were able to book the holiday of their dreams. And doesn’t it sound simply sensational?

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