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Early holiday shopping tips to budget and save

November 10, 2023

As the holiday season approaches, it's time to start thinking about your budget. With bunq, budgeting and saving for your holiday shopping has never been easier. Here are some tips to help you get started.

Plan Ahead with Easy Budgeting

With bunq's Easy Budgeting feature, planning for your holiday expenses is a breeze. You can set up sub-accounts for different categories such as gifts, decorations, or travel expenses, and budget from them automatically.The moment you're reaching your budgets' limits, we'll let you know. That way you can spend with confidence for anything you like, without having to worry about going over budget.

Automate Your Savings

Why not automate your savings with bunq's AutoSave feature? Every time you make a purchase, we'll round up the payment to the nearest euro and transfer the difference to your Savings Account. It's an effortless way to save for the holidays without even thinking about it.

Use bunq Insights

Simply by using bunq for everyday payments, you automatically get valuable insights into where your money goes. With just a tap in the app, you can instantly see where you have room to spend more or where you should cut back a little. Using bunq Insights, you'll see exactly where your money is going, making it super easy to cut costs effectively, leaving you with more money you can spend on fun things.

Take Advantage of Instant Payments

bunq's instant payments feature allows you to transfer money in real-time. This means you can split costs with friends or family instantly, making group gift purchases more manageable.


The holiday season doesn't have to be a financial hassle. With these tips and bunq's innovative features, you can easily manage your budget and save for the holidays. Start planning today and enjoy a stress-free holiday season!

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