For all you trave addicts out there this week we bring you:
Money is almost always tight for students who want to travel, and this article spells out ten great avenues for them to focus on to get on the road while on a budget. From government sponsored cultural exchanges, to teaching English abroad, to study abroad programs with various forms of financial assistance, there really is a plethora of opportunities for students to travel if they really and truly want to.
Prices for both domestic and international flights are up this year, partly because of higher jet fuel prices. So it pays even more to buy your plane tickets strategically. Some big travel experts give you their pointers your purchases to maximize your savings. As you will see, timing and flexibility are the keys spending less to get more, and given how close we are to summer you probably should start planning right now if you haven’t done so already.
As many of you know Shelley and I are HUGE fans of using frequent flier miles for obtaining airline tickets. We’ve traveled to many parts of the world using them, and this helps keep our overall travel budget to a minimum. But admittedly you definitely need to know how to properly use your hard earned airline points in order to get the most out of them. This article gives you some valuable pointers to keep in mind, so that you can see more of the world for fewer miles.
Keep dreaming and keep traveling!