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.

 
Caribbean Without the Cost: 5 Great Beach Spots in Latin America
Caribbean Without the Cost: 5 Great Beach Spots in Latin America The Caribbean has all the trappings of an exotic travel destination, but if you want to avoid the crowds and costs, Jo Fitzsimons recommends you approach the Caribbean from another side - Central America.
10 Free Things to Do in London
10 Free Things to Do in London London can be eye-wateringly expensive, although it is still possible to visit on a budget. To help those without deep pockets Graham Padmore suggests 10 great free things to do in London:
12 Budget-Friendly Sustainable Travel Experiences
12 Budget-Friendly Sustainable Travel Experiences Zoë Smith asks fellow travelers for ideas and advice on the best ecotourism experiences that won’t burn a whole in your pocket.
5 Budget-Friendly Things to Do on Rarotonga
5 Budget-Friendly Things to Do on Rarotonga The Cook Island of Rarotonga is known as an expensive destination, but Larissa Coleman proves otherwise
Million Dollar Views for Less: Four Ways to Visit Switzerland on a Budget
Million Dollar Views for Less: Four Ways to Visit Switzerland on a Budget When you think of Switzerland a few things might come to mind, including the high cost of visiting. Switzerland is certainly not a cheap destination, but don't cross it of your list just yet. Here are a few ways to check out the country's "million dollar views" on a smaller budget.
8 Ways to Travel for Free on Your RTW
8 Ways to Travel for Free on Your RTW When taking any trip - but particularly on a long-term RTW trip - finding ways to cut corners on your spending means the ability to travel longer. The less you spend on flights and accommodation, the more you'll have left for experiences. Adam Seper offers eight ways you can travel for free.
Travel Sooner: 5 Secrets to Funding Your Journey Faster
Travel Sooner: 5 Secrets to Funding Your Journey Faster 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.
Six Tips for Exploring Stockholm on a Budget
Six Tips for Exploring Stockholm on a Budget Foreign tourists often skip Stockholm. one of Europe's great capitals, because it's perceived to be out of the way or too expensive. Matthew Stone reveals how it is possible to explore Stockholm on a budget.
Exotic Destinations on a Budget: How to Experience the Trip of a Lifetime for Less
Exotic Destinations on a Budget: How to Experience the Trip of a Lifetime for Less Some of the world's most exciting travel opportunities also come with astronomical price tags, but Melanie Waldman shows you how to save a bundle on your own trip of a lifetime.
How to Travel Responsibly on a Budget
How to Travel Responsibly on a Budget For those travelers that are feeling the burden of their carbon footprint, Zoë Smith offers nine easy-to-follow tips to not only minimize the damage to the environment but limit the impact to your wallet too.