It is summer. Of course, we want to treat our friends to any restaurants in the Philippines. We want to bond by treating them to a lunch or a dinner. But sometimes, even if we want to treat our friends, our budget won’t just cooperate.
Well, if you are still a student, you may want to find ways on how you can treat them without spending too much. And as for the working people, there are just times that our salary is not just enough for the budget if you want to treat your friends.
Now, if you are a kind of person who really want to treat your friends since you want to bond with them, you can definitely don’t need to worry since you already can treat your friends just in your right budget. Here are some tips where you can refer to when you need it.
Choose a reasonable and affordable restaurants
Nowadays, there are already a lot of fancy restaurants that are affordable enough for you to pay. Their prices are cheaper than the other restaurants without compromising the quality of their foods. There are even restaurants that caters combo meals or barkada treats for those customers who also wants to avail that promo.
And aside from barkada treats and/or combo meals, there are also restaurants that offers bid discounts or promos when they think that you and your friends are an avid/loyal customers in their place. Or even, you can also avail discounts by getting/having coupons on that particular restaurant.
With that, you can already treat your friends while saving up your money. It is a win and win situation for you. Of course, you also have to choose restaurants that are good enough for you to satisfy your hunger.
Decide what time you’ll going to treat them
Knowing what time you’ll going to treat your friends also matters. If you are on a tight budget, you can certainly treat them in the afternoon during break time for a light snack. With that, you will only spend a little money yet you already have treated your friends with snacks.
Sometimes, it doesn’t matter on what and where you are going to treat your friends. Even if you are only buying them a snack, it will really mean a lot to them. And if you like, you can also treat them with lunch or dinner if you have some extra money and you just want to treat them with a heavy meal. It will always be up to you. You are the one who will treat your friends anyways.
Contributions from your friends
There are just times that we just can’t afford to treat your friends and pay your bills. Well, there is no harm in asking your friends to contribute just a little of what they can have on their wallets. Even if the payments are not evenly split; for as long as they contributed money for the payments, then it would totally be fine.
Contributions from your friends will also help you reach the exact amount of the bills that you need to pay. You don’t need to worry when you don’t have enough budget, since your friends will help you in paying the bills. Just don’t be shy to ask them for a contribution since you are also a part of the circle of friends.
Save money to treat friends
Of course, this is the most important of all. Don’t get overwhelmed by the thought of treating your friends in a fancy restaurant even if you know that you definitely can’t afford it. For you not to have a financial problem later on, you have to save first before deciding to treat your friends.
There are actually a lot of ways you can treat your friends without getting broke. But these tips are just some common things one can do in treating their friends. It is always up to you on how you approach your friends when treating them.