In the past, I’ve often written about the ways to save on flights since airfare will usually prove the most expensive part of a trip. Travel is as expensive as we make it–from the accommodations we choose to the food we eat–and is customizable to our budgets and tastes. Beyond the flights, here are tricks for saving money on travel and stretching your dollars far so you can stay on the road longer.
As a twenty-something year old living in New York City and lacking any sort of bottomless trust fund, travel used to seem like an unattainable luxury. While visions of balmy nights in Buenos Aires or volunteering with elephants in Thailand would dance across my mind, the reality of airfare kept me grounded (literally) and stuck day-dreaming. While… [Read More]