Budget Travel Travel Articles

Many of us started our indie travels by being budget travelers. When you’re in your teens, college, or embarking on your first long-term trip, traveling on a budget is often the only way to make it work. Learn the ins and outs of budget travel, along with tons of tips, advice, and destination recommendations, in the following pages.

 
Wanna Travel Sooner?
Wanna Travel Sooner? Would you like to travel now, instead of later? Would you like to travel for six months instead of two? How about a lifetime? Jennifer Miller shares some secrets to funding your travels sooner rather than later.
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How to Make the Most of Your Summer Travel Budget
How to Make the Most of Your Summer Travel Budget The words "summer" and "travel deals" don't often seem to go together, but by planning in advance and thinking outside of the usual summer destinations, you can stretch your budget further and plan your perfect summer trip.
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8 Ways to Cut Costs on Your RTW
8 Ways to Cut Costs on Your RTW When taking any trip - but particularly on a RTW trip - finding ways to cut costs means traveling longer. Adam Seper offers eight ways you can dramatically reduce your expenses while traveling long-term.
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How to Travel the World On Minimum Wage
How to Travel the World On Minimum Wage Everyone has their own tactics for traveling on a tight budget. David Joshua Jennings shares his tips on traveling when you're making minimum wage (or less!).
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How to Do Hong Kong on a Budget: Where to Spend & What to Skip
How to Do Hong Kong on a Budget: Where to Spend & What to Skip Hong Kong is notoriously expensive, but seeing the city on a budget doesn't have to mean skipping all the fun stuff. Mary Richardson tells you where it makes sense to spend some of your precious travel budget.
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11 Ways to Save Big on a Trip to Japan
11 Ways to Save Big on a Trip to Japan Has anyone ever told you that Japan is too expensive for budgeting travelers? This is a myth that Denise Tench attempts to bust with her insider tips on how to keep it cheap.
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How to Make Sure Your “Budget” Airline Ticket Really is a Deal
How to Make Sure Your “Budget” Airline Ticket Really is a Deal Fly from London to Berlin for $10? Yes, it is possible. But what about all those little extras that hike up the cost? Barnaby Davies takes a look at how to fly for the advertised price.
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Travel Hacking for Dummies
Travel Hacking for Dummies Many travellers become fanatical about travel hacking, but let’s face it, not everyone has a credit card. So, does this mean that travel hacking is only for those of a certain class? In a word, no!
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13 Budget Beach Destinations Around the World
13 Budget Beach Destinations Around the World Beach destinations can be pricey. Some are expensive simply due to a higher cost of living or stronger currency, while the price of some is driven by popularity. If you're looking for a lower cost beach vacation, check out these beach destinations that offer a cheaper experience .
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Cheap Travel vs. Budget Travel: There’s a Difference
Cheap Travel vs. Budget Travel: There’s a Difference Budget travel is a way of seeing the world and getting the most value for your money, not a contest to see how cheap someone can travel. Adam Seper is here to give his opinion on the budget traveler vs. the cheap traveler.
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