budget travel

6 Tips to Make your Visit to the USA Better

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

You’ve got a travel bug to see the USA – welcome! There is plenty to think about when visiting the US – visas, money, accommodations, weather, culture, and more.

Here are 6 of our best tips to make your visit better. 

6 Tips to Make your Visit to the USA Better

7 Travel Budget Apps to Keep Your Spending in Check

Bert Maxwell's picture

Traveling is a wonderful adventure. But it involves spending, of course - and if it’s not well managed, overspending may occur, which is stressful and makes your travel experience much less fun. Creating a budget manually is time consuming and a daunting task for most travelers, whether they are on a budget or not.

Explore the world with no rent: Top tips for being a successful housesitter

Billie's picture

From Arizona to the Yucatan in Mexico, there are numerous gorgeous places that you can stay worldwide - for FREE - in return for some caretaking, housesitting, pet sitting, lawnmowing, and/or other duties. As a caretaker/housesitter, you can easily travel and live (or work) in many exotic places: mountain, lake, city, rural… and live like a local for anything from a few days to a couple of years.

Travel Writers’ Secrets for Saving Money for Travel or While Traveling

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 05, 2016 /
Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

I’ve got a GREAT list of travel tips for you! For our trip to Ireland and Scotland, I contacted several of my favorite travel writers and asked them for their top tips.  With their answers, we’ll share a series of ten articles on travel planning, airlines, traveling with kids, tips for Scotland and Ireland, and more.

Thus far, we've shared:

Top 10 Ways To Visit Paris On A Budget

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 05, 2016 /
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Top 10 Ways To Visit Paris On A Budget

You're headed to Paris! Want some easy ways to save money, while exploring the City of Light? We've got it - Top 10 Ways To Visit Paris On A Budget.

 

Road Trip 101: Top 10 Ways to Save Money on the Road

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 05, 2016 /
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You've got the car all packed - and are raring to go venture across the country (or continent). Still, in the back of your mind, you're a bit worried about how much this all will cost. You've budgeted for your vacation, but saving money is always a good thing - you can then travel more!

Top Ten Ways to Save Money in Norway

by Izabel Antle / May 30, 2016 /
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Norway - the home of frankfurters and fiords, aurora borealis, and enough scenic views to last a lifetime. It is the dream destination for many, but it seems that only the very wealthy are able to experience its glory. 

Top Ten Ways to Save Money in Norway

The Benefits of Beach Camping in Oahu, Hawaii

Izabel Antle's picture

During the summer of last year, my family took a vacation to Hawaii. While many people would prefer to stay in lavish accommodations, such as five star resorts, we decided to save some money by camping on the beach. 

When we first arrived at the campground, it was very exciting. My parents and two of my sisters stayed in a tiny cabin with a few beds, and my other sister and I slept in a tent. We were only fifty feet away from the ocean!

Traveling Tips For Gap Year Tourists on a Budget

Lexa Pennington's picture

No matter how old you are, taking a gap year to travel can be one of the most exciting and enriching things you could ever do. Most people do it between high school and college or university, but I have known a few who have done it in the middle of getting their degree, after they’ve gotten their degree, and even when they’re WAAAY past the traditional gap year age group (I met a nearly 40 year old gapper once!).

How to Be Able to Travel Each Year Without a Huge Salary and Several Mouths to Feed

Bert Maxwell's picture

The question that I always receive is where I made enough wealth to travel as much as I do. This question always greatly amuses me because there is this stereotype that one needs to have wealth in order to travel. What many people miss is that there are ways to travel all over the world without spending a great deal of money. Additionally, while traveling, there is also a way to have several high quality vacations per year - even when you do have kids - without spending a significant amount of money either.

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