I checked Wakanow, FareCompare, CheapFlights and other flight booking sites. They kept showing me N85,000+ and then, in two hours: N118,000+ for a return ticket.
A month ago, it was N55,000.
I wasn’t going to dash Arik or Aero N118,000. Haba!
I decided to go by road. Asides distance and discomfort, I love the sights road travel affords me.
My brother doesn’t like it. He suffers from motion sickness; he’s a funny chap.
But this wasn’t about distance or discomfort or sights of waters, forests, natives and all.
It was about not spending over 100% of an initial ticket price.
I had many times the N118,000 in my account greening all over but oftentimes, affordability isn’t about the greens in your account; it’s about financial sense.
You don’t throw money away just like that; you don’t pluck money from trees. Continue reading