What’s the one thing that stop people from travelling? Money! But travelling can actually be affordable if you save, budget and make careful decisions about what you’re spending your money on during your travels.
Check out our top hacks to save money when you hit the road!
Take advantage of freebies
Everyone loves a freebie so take advantage of all the free (or discounted) activities you can visit when you’re in a new city! From free museums, free beaches, free parks, free epic views, free walking tours. the list is really endless.
Use public transport
Do what the locals do, and jump on a bus, metro, tram or ferry which will save you forking out hefty cash for Ubers or taxis. Or even better walk, it’s free and you’ll be able to get some exercise in as well.
Buy carry on tickets
Save some cash and book only carry on tickets. You won’t have to pay extra money to put your luggage in the hold and it will also be lighter and easier to carry around on your adventures. Winning!
Eat at local food markets
Buy your meals from the supermarket or local markets instead of eating out at restaurants. Shopping at local markets means you get to taste the local cuisine without the massive price tag!
Take overnight trains or buses
They’ll get you from a to b and you’ll also save on a night’s accommodation. Now that’s some epic savings!
Travel with mates
If you travel with mates you’ll always have someone to split the cost of food, accommodation and experiences with. Even better you’ll be able to make amazing memories which you can reminisce about for years to come.
Track your spending
Make a budget before you leave and track how much you spend each day. That way you’ll always know how much money you have left and you’ll always know if you have enough money to continue on your travels.
Limit the number of souvenirs you bring home
Make memories, take photographs and reduce the amount of souvenirs you buy. It will reduce the amount of excess baggage you will have to carry around and try to opt for smaller items such as postcards or writing in a travel journal.
By saving some cash whilst your travelling you’ll be able to continue going on epic travel adventures that you’ll remember forever. Ready to go on your next adventure? See all of our tours and epic discounts here.