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    I am a single male, 25, years old, I earn a salary of £21000 a year, which when you take away tax is around £17000 a year. So is spending £2500 a year on holiday too much.
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    Depends where you are going. How long for. Whether its on your own etc. but holidays are ridiculously expensive.


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    It depends really. If you have no dependents or a mortgage then you obviously have a large disposable income. I'd say £2500 is a lot to spend on a holiday unless you are going to Las Vegas or something, you can definitely do it for cheaper.
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    Well you have to decide, by budgeting where your money is going and seeing what's leftover. However £2,500 on a holiday is pretty ridiculous (more than 10% of your gross income) and suggests you're not saving up much money or bothering to look to find a reasonable holiday deal.
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    Is it a holiday or a few times a year?
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    (Original post by windo)
    I am a single male, 25, years old, I earn a salary of £21000 a year, which when you take away tax is around £17000 a year. So is spending £2500 a year on holiday too much.
    It depends on where you're going, where you'll be staying and what will be included in your holiday expenditures and how long you're going for.
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    (Original post by windo)
    I am a single male, 25, years old, I earn a salary of £21000 a year, which when you take away tax is around £17000 a year. So is spending £2500 a year on holiday too much.
    Work hard, play hard. If you want to spend that much on a holiday then go for it... Granted your bills/rent/etc is sorted then why not?

    I spent the same on a holiday to Florida, I saved and sacrificed my luxuries but it was well worth it!
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    I earn a bit less than you and reckon I'll be spending around £3000 on holidays this year. It's not too much if it's a one off but I wouldn't do this every year. For me I'm having two holidays but most of the cost is going towards a 3 week trip to Australia over Christmas, which is the most expensive time to go. Next year my holiday spend will be half that or less.
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    (Original post by windo)
    I am a single male, 25, years old, I earn a salary of £21000 a year, which when you take away tax is around £17000 a year. So is spending £2500 a year on holiday too much.
    Uhm.. It's too much unless your going with meh!!! Haha jk.


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    (Original post by windo)
    I am a single male, 25, years old, I earn a salary of £21000 a year, which when you take away tax is around £17000 a year. So is spending £2500 a year on holiday too much.
    What does it matter? if you can afford it and will have fun then do it.
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    I spent 6k in total last year. Probably more. And I don't have a job
    I actually fooled myself into thinking the world would end in December 2012 so I splashed all out everywhere and lived the yolo lifestyle.


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    It is quite expensive, but it depends where you're going.
    Holidays are expensive but are often great experiences that can be well worth the price.
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    well its your money and your holiday thats up to you to decide.
 
 
 
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