This year has already been a great one for sport, with the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Wimbledon and the Tour de France visiting Yorkshire … and the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow now upon us.
Being a sports fan can prove pricey, especially if you want to see some of the action live and in person. Research by the Independent published in May found that a week-long break to Brazil this summer, including flights, cost around £1,000. Meanwhile, one budget apartment complex in Glasgow is charging £1,500 rather than the usual £40 a night for accommodation during the Commonwealth Games, according to an article published in The Scotsman in February this year.
If you are saving up for a sports-mad summer, here are a few ideas which may help you save some cash.