Would you believe us if we told you that it’s possible to travel comfortably in a Western European country for as little as 14€ a day? Or that you could spend between 10 and 12€ a day to travel in the Caucasus? Or that we travelled in Turkey for a month not spending a penny (kuruş technically) on transport or accommodation. And visited Southeast Asia for less than 12€ a day (including flights), having three hot meals every day.
Travelling on a budget is an art whose arcane secrets I’d like to reveal to you. So sit comfortably and learn.
Of course, the amount of money you spend on travelling depends on many factors, including your way of travelling, what you want to do and see during your trip and the geographic location of your destination. However, there are some general tips and tricks we could teach you to enable you to choose wisely and travel on a shoestring wherever you are.
You should be aware that the vast majority of your travel budget gets easily consumed by transport and accommodation. But don’t worry, there are ways to avoid astronomical expenses.
Follow our handy tips on:
Hitch-hiking – There are more benefits of hitch-hiking than just the fact that you can travel thousands of kilometres for free. Useful links you need to get started on hitch-hiking with a list of useful blogs.
Carpooling – Not everyone would feel comfortable getting into a stranger’s car. For those of you who are ready to pay a bit more for the peace of mind, carpooling has been invented.
Flying – Flying is the fastest and most efficient way of travelling so in order to avoid paying through the nose, follow our handy tips, and save yourself some cash.