Hostels can help you with most aspects of money-saving while you’re traipsing the globe. If you’re planning a budget getaway, a long-term stint away from home or a bucket-list quest, read on to find out how HI can help make your money go further while on the road.
Are you thinking about Christmas shopping yet or maybe you’re just a classic shopaholic? Whichever you may be, it goes without saying that everyone loves a bargain! Read on for our pick of the three shopping destinations that won’t break the bank.
Helsinki, as well as the whole of Finland, has a reputation as an expensive destination. But if you know where to look, you can find and do a lot of fun and interesting things without spending a single euro.
It’s true that for budget travelers Scandinavia is not on top of their destination list simply because of the high cost of most of the cities. However, visiting Copenhagen does not have to be reserved for the well off. Budget travelers can also enjoy the city and will be won over by the city’s secret money-saving options.
Summer time is here; it is time for bikinis, beer, and best of all, travel. For some people summer means a break from school, and for others, it’s an excuse for an extended vacation from work. Regardless, it is the most highly anticipated season of the year. If you make your way to The Big Apple and are looking to find some things to do in NYC without breaking the bank, we’ve got the best itinerary for you.
Travelling for students represents a conflict between desire and financial capabilities. On the one hand, students generally have a lot of free time between semesters; on the other hand, travel can be expensive. European travel can be a particularly expensive prospect; all be it a very desirable one.
In this economy, you don’t have to be a starving student to be on a strict ramen noodle type budget. It seems like everyone is trying to save a few bucks, and wining and dining can be the first indulgence to fall off the list. Never fear, we’ve got some of the best bars on a budget no matter where you are in the country, because you gotta live, even if it’s just a little.
If you want to whisk your partner off somewhere special on February 14th, but can’t afford a lavishly expensive break during the Valentine’s season, then Hostelling International have the perfect solution to suit your budget and impress your loved one.
It’s no secret why people visit Costa Rica; stunning beaches on the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, active volcanoes, diverse wildlife, waterfalls and unique cloud forest. Its popularity means that travelling here is never going to be as cheap as its northern neighbors in Central America. But with a few key ways to stretch your dollars, it’s possible to visit many amazing places the country has to offer without maxing out your credit card.
“Whether you arrive in Brazil at the start or the end of your South American journey, one thing that is unavoidable is that it will be more expensive that every other country you visit.” If you want to do Rio on a budget, check out our great new post from guest blogger Bronwyn Hager!
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