Category Archives: Money Tips

Magazine Winners with Best Budget Travel Tips

Last month, we ran a contest with Zinio, the world’s largest newstand. Since we love to look through travel magazines (both online and in print) to get inspiration and information for our travels, we were giving away free magazine subscriptions … Continue reading

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Traveling for Free: Home Exchanging in Panama!

There are many, many methods and resources to travel for free — methods, tips and tricks that we share in detail, with links and examples and thorough explanations, in our book. Of course, we have our favorites and most-used. These … Continue reading

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Friday Travel Dreaming – 7/12/13 Galapagos On A Budget

We are currently in the Galapagos Islands, on an Ecoventura cruise. This is one of those “bucket list” Top 10 travel experiences, and we feel extremely lucky to be here. The Galapagos are also one of those really expensive destinations, … Continue reading

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Summer World Travel Tips from a Jet Setting Student

Today we bring you a guest post from KC Owens, a student who is extremely passionate about traveling and has found a way to do it with limited funds and resources. As a student, my summers have always been the … Continue reading

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The Best Jobs that can Pay for your Travel

Today we are happy to bring to you another guest post by Leah Kaminsky, who brought us the Top 5 Places you can Work for a Free Night’s Stay, last month. When you’ve got the travel bug bad, it’s hard … Continue reading

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The $100 Startup – Travel More And Live The Life You Want!

Chris Guillebeau is a successful serial micro-entrepreneur and the inspirational blogger on his awesome website, The Art Of Non-Conformity. For years now he has been providing unconventional strategies for life, work and travel. He’s a huge traveler himself having already … Continue reading

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MegaBus: Cheaper than Driving

Here at How to Travel for Free, we’re all about traveling for free or as close to it as possible, as much of the time as possible. When you’re going on relatively short road trips, most of us (myself included) … Continue reading

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Peter Greenberg’s 5 Secrets to Summer Travel

Here at How to Travel for Free, we love Peter Greenberg! He has some terrific budget travel tips to save big money, as well as general tips to make travel easier. Resources on his website helped us get big miles … Continue reading

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Lemons Into Lemonade – Turn A Bad Flight Experience Into Free Travel

Travel is one of the greatest things in the world, but at the same time air travel – getting from point A to point B -isn’t always that fun. Even when we are fortunate enough to get into business or … Continue reading

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Beware Of ATM Fees While You Are Traveling!

Being able to use an ATM card to access your money just about anywhere in the world has made traveling sooo much easier than the old days when you had to deal with the hassles and headaches of exchanging money … Continue reading

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