There’s no need to blow your savings on an epic trip.
Salvation! My name is Jemima and I like to travel on a budget.
Looking for inspiration for a budget trip? Here are all the best tips and tricks I’ve found that allow me to travel well without spending all my savings.
Take advantage of the free walking tours.
Consider doing a job exchange for free housing.
Keep a running list of where you want to go to make last minute planning easier.
Use the buses where and when you can.
Plan a little, but keep your schedule flexible.
Research the most affordable countries to travel to.
For even more savings, think outside the box.
Stay somewhere with free breakfast…or better yet, a kitchen.
Book direct and avoid third-party booking sites for the best rates.
Take advantage of Skyscanner’s search everywhere feature.
Get a local SIM card.
If you are traveling for a long time, budget by month rather than by day.
Use a journal or app to track your spending.
Consider traveling during shoulder or off-season.
Don’t underestimate hostels – they are often better than you might expect.
Make friends if you are traveling alone and maybe even share some expenses.
Use public transport whenever you can.
Prioritize and determine what is worth spending money on.
Do you have any tips for saving money while traveling? Tell us in the comments below!