Here are 46 hidden travel costs that could derail your budget if you’re not prepared for them. From airline extras to hotel add-ons and more, these tips will help you plan and save money on the road.
Financial Travel Tips
Years ago, I launched a series called Financial Travel Tips. Every week, I kicked out a little gem of advice to help you plan, manage, and spend money wisely.
Unfortunately, they got lost in the shuffle. So many tips, so little time.
So, I amalgamated the vast majority of them into the massive Travel Lifestyle Guides you see below. Basically, I crammed 120 posts into about 20! Now, they're themed and complete guides to help you save money, make money, make the most of money, carry money, access money, and so much more.
Basically, if it has to do with money and travel, it's in here. If you heed the advice in these posts, will be able to skip the learning curve and travel like a pro, heeding the advice and experience of over 12 years of full-time travel!
After a dozen years of traveling, I’ve learned a few ways to save money that nobody talks about. Here’s how to travel on a budget and stretch your money with 14 killer secret budget travel tips.
By using frequent flyer miles strategically and knowing how to travel hack (ie: reading this post!), you can save even more money and even fly for free. This article is the ultimate beginner’s guide and will help you dip a toe in the ocean of frequent flyer mile opportunities.
Some things just have to get done before you travel. Things like visas, important legal documents, even proof of onward travel! This guide outlines it all. It finishes off with instructions on how to sell everything to travel.
Debt management, organization of finances, saving for retirement, asset allocation, and more: Financial planning is always sticky, but when you’re traveling the world? Eek. This guide gives you everything you need to manage your money on the road.
This gigantic free guide to finding free and cheap accommodation around the world is guaranteed to save you hundreds – if not thousands – of dollars on your next trip. Click through and see for yourself!