Budget Travel

Budget Travel

A map, some euros, a camera, and a compass.

Rewards Tips for International Travelers

We all have dreams of visiting foreign countries and seeing the world, but unfortunately, our bank accounts often impede our travel plans. Our dollars and dimes usually dictate where we go, how long we...
Switzerland in the fall (shoulder season).

10 Shoulder Season Destinations to Explore This Year

And just like that, peak season has come to an end. Around the world, travelers have returned home and resumed their everyday lives, keeping incredible memories and wanderlust-inducing photos as their souvenirs. We hope you...

How to Save for Your Next Great Adventure

Though we wish it were, travel isn’t free. But your next adventure doesn’t have to break the bank. It simply requires a bit of planning and research. So, if you’re passionate about exploring the...

How To Plan a Staycation

Whether your funds are tight, your vacation days are limited, or you just want to do a better job of exploring the place you call home, planning a staycation is an easy way to...
River through green hills in the UK's Peak District

How to Experience the U.K. on a Budget

A couple hundred years ago, the sun never set on Great Britain. It’s safe to say that the United Kingdom is a more insular place these days, but that has had no effect on...

Hostel How-To: A First-Timer’s Guide to Budget Accommodation

If budget travelers around the world have anything in common, it’s a mutual love of hostels. But not all of these low-cost accommodations are created equal — they range from bare-bones dormitories to comfortable...

Instagram’s Top Budget-Travel Experts

Let’s face it. Costs can add up fairly quickly when you’re on the road. That said, having a budget can go a long way in determining how much you can experience during your travels....

Everything You Need to Know About Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing has changed the way many of us travel. This relatively new method of accommodation has provided travelers with the opportunity to deeply discover local cultures, meet new people, and challenge the limits of...

Hunting for Cheap Flights with Scott Keyes

When Scott Keyes graduated from college, he knew two things — that he would never be rich and that he wanted to see as much of the world as possible. Although most people told...