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12 Expert Tips for High Quality, Money-Saving Travel

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We all want extraordinary travel experiences…on a budget. Because, let’s be honest, the more money you save, the more you can travel. So how can you save money on travel, while still having a fantastic time? Trust me—it can be done! Take a look…
12 Expert Tips for High Quality, Money-Saving Travel

Where to Find Free Summer Movies in New York

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Movies, can be a very expensive addition to your vacation but, luckily, there are many opportunities to see free ones--in in some of the most well-known New York City locations. 

Where to Find Free Summer Movies in New York
Photo: Socrates Sculpture Park, adapted by Wandering Educators

Top Ten Tips for Integrating Buy Nothing Day into your Travels

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 03, 2018 /
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Have you heard of Buy Nothing Day? It's a day celebrated worldwide to protest consumerism. Here in the US, it's celebrated on Black Friday, probably the biggest shopping day of the year. Buy Nothing day started in 1992 in Vancouver - and now is celebrated by over 65 nations. There's even a hilarious Buy Nothing catalog of items you want for Christmas and already have.

Top Tips for Budget Family Travel

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 03, 2018 /
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It’s important to take your kids when you travel – not only are you exposing them to the world, but you’re teaching collaboration, patience, great food, different cultures, languages, history, and more. But it can be expensive to take everyone, while you’re traveling.

6 Awesome Budget Travel Hacks to Use for Your Next Dream Destination

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Here is a scenario for you: 

You do not travel as much as you deserve to. You want to, but feel you cannot—especially when you have other pressing financial obligations to take care of.

How to explore Australia independently - and on a budget

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Have you always wanted to travel around Australia, but are concerned about the high costs? You’re right to be worried - it is one of the most expensive places to travel, and tours are expensive. BUT! Never fear - we’ve got a slew of budget travel tips for you, so that you can explore Australia on your own terms, on your own schedule, on your own budget. YOU can pick the things you want to see, do, eat, and explore - and have the trip of a lifetime while doing so.
 

Tips for Backpacking on a Budget

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Tips for Backpacking on a Budget

Aside from being able to see unbelievable sights and have time for self-reflection, outdoor backpacking also has numerous health benefits, physically, and mentally. The best thing about backpacking is that you get to make the rules – you pick the country, mode of transportation, and accommodations. 

Road Trip 101: Top Tips to Save Money on Your Travels

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Are you planning a road trip? We’ve got a slew of excellent resources for you, including ways to save money on the road and accommodations. But here’s a list of our favorite ways to save money on other aspects of travel, from travel planning to gear to coffee to good eats. Take a look...
 

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

by Asako Maruoka / Jul 25, 2017 /
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One of the best reasons to save money on travel is that you'll have MORE money to travel! The more travel you do, the happier you are (at least, that's the way it is for me). I am always looking to tips and tricks to save money - here are some of my best ways to save money on travel:

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

12 Top Tips for Booking a Cheap Flight

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My travel motto? The more you save, the more you can travel. But where to start, when looking for options for budget travel? Whether you’re headed to Paris or somewhere closer to home (I am always looking to visit my brother in Seattle), the more you save, the more you can travel. (Sense an echo here? Ask my family. They hear it all the time!)

But there is SO much to search and do to find the prices you can afford.

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