4 Budget Travel Stories Guaranteed to Bring out Your Inner Traveler

By Chaitanya Bala

By now, you all have the tools to travel on a budget, and spend wisely while on vacation. We’ve spent the last few weeks helping you understand the benefits of keeping a budget, and even let you in on some cool apps that make budgeting easier for you. All you need now is some inspiration - To know that there really are people out there that are able to have the best vacations of their lives simply by either following a budget, taking advantage of special deals and discounts, or coming up with an entirely new strategy on their own. So without further ado, it’s story time! Here are 4 budget travel stories that will motivate you to unleash your inner budget traveler!

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Travel Budget Series Part #2: How to Create a Travel Budget… and Stick to It

By Chaitanya Bala

Travel Piggy BankLast week, we covered a few cool ways you can save money while you’re on vacation. As much as following these tips will help you save, what you really need from the get-go to ensure you’re staying within your budget is to, well, learn how to make a budget and stick to it! And nowadays, it’s way easier to do so with cool online travel budget planners such as Budget Your Trip. So what are some of the essentials that go into calculating a travel budget? Keep reading to get started!

 

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Travel Budget Series Part #1:
6 Ways to Cut Costs while Traveling

By Chaitanya Bala

Budget TravelWe all love going on vacation. Whether we try to travel on a regular basis, or consider it a rare treat on special occasions, there’s something we all enjoy when traveling: discounts and saving money. Doesn’t matter if we’re luxury travelers who are willing to splurge on exotic deep-tissue massages, or backpackers who make last minute travel plans to get away from civilization for a week. If there are ways to save money, we will gladly take up the opportunity. So what exactly are some ways we can cut costs while traveling? It would seem that in today’s economy, finding cheap vacations that are worth taking would be hard. But it’s not impossible! So here it is, the first post of our travel budget series – six ways to cut costs while traveling.

 

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A Guide to Groupon Getaways: The Hub of Budget Traveling

By Chaitanya Bala

RarWe all want an amazing vacation, but who’s got the money to dish out on exquisite vacations regularly? Well, that just might not have to be a problem anymore. In case you’ve never heard of Groupon, it’s pretty much the heart of discounted products and services, whether you’re seeking a nice foot massage, or a juicy Philly steak sandwich that’s 50% off. But guess what – it’s also an amazing place to gain access to amazing deals on exotic travel destinations, cruises, and hotels! But before you start bargaining away, you should probably have an idea of how to navigate around the site and what all the different tabs offer you. First things first. As soon as you get to the main Groupon page, make sure to click on Getaways, the fourth menu item on the top. Once you get here, you’ll be able to find all the deals you want based on the regions you’d like to visit, particular interests, and the top rated destinations from other users. Let’s delve into these subcategories a little further!

 

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The Quick Guide To Airbnb

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Have you heard of Airbnb? It’s okay if you haven’t. We are here to help break down the latest trend in travel. Whether it’s an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and 190 countries.

Based in San Francisco, California Airbnb is a trusted marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world.

Let’s now dive in a little deeper so you can understand the process of Airbnb.

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