THE TOP THREE WAYS TO TRAVEL CHEAP IN 2018

THE TOP THREE WAYS TO TRAVEL CHEAP IN 2018

Hello, everyone!

There are good reasons why one needs to save on their travel expenses in 2018. You probably want to go to many places and enjoy your holiday is those places. One of the ways you can afford to be a tourist is by traveling cheap. This will, however, require you to do some research so that you are aware of the most exciting destinations that you can enjoy traveling on the cheap. So, what are some of the factors that one needs to put into consideration? What should you do when you travel so as to use less money and enjoy the best holidays all over the world? Here are the top 3 ways to travel cheaply in 2018.

TRAVEL DURING THE LOW SEASON

Most of the high season travel is done when the weather is favorable. However, since everyone is traveling during this period, most of the destinations will be packed with tourists. The hotels will most likely be fully booked and getting space would mean one has to pay more.

Did you know that you could enjoy the low season travel when fewer people are traveling? You may not have the best weather during this period but you can rest assured that the prices of travel will be much lower in comparison to high season travel. In some good tourist destinations such as Greece and Ireland, some hotels will close. The same case applies to some attractions. However, this does not mean that all the hotels, restaurants and attraction sites will be closed.

You need to do some research beforehand so that you know which hotels and attraction sites will be open during the low season. Planning ahead is the secret to an enjoyable holiday during the low season. Low season trips could be the magic you have always been waiting for! 

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USE UBER CABS DURING YOUR CITY TRAVELS

When you want to save some good money during your travel, whether during the low or high season, Uber rides are some of the safest and most comfortable taxi services you will find anywhere in the world. With Uber, all you need to do is locate an Uber Taxi ride nearby and travel to your city or intercity destinations for the cheap. 

One of the reasons Uber is much cheaper than the other taxi services is that it offers services from drivers who ride their own vehicles. This makes the cost of running this service cheaper when compared to the taxi companies. With Uber, other than the lower prices, the drivers are well qualified and their vehicles are supposed to be comfortable and well maintained. When you travel to a new destination and you are not sure of the UberX services in that city, please contact Uber. It is so easy to contact Uber through phone, email, app and social media platforms. You should also contact the company any time you are in doubt of the services offered by the UberX drivers.

FIND SOMEWHERE FREE TO LIVE

If you have a friend or a relative somewhere you are traveling, this could be one of the best ways to save on accommodation and food costs. There are people who swap homes so that they can live in a free place during their travel period. You could do this through the online groups. It is also possible to find a host to offer you free accommodation and even food, through the couch-surfing platform. If you are able to find free places to stay during your travel, this should be the best way to make savings on your travel in 2018.

Do you have any other tips on how to travel cheap? Let us know in the comments section below.

As always, thank you for visiting and have a great day!

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11 Comments

  1. November 29, 2017 / 8:38 pm

    Wow! This is such an exceptional post which offers really practical and useful tips, Helene. I will definitely use them for my next budget travels. 😉

  2. Irina
    December 3, 2017 / 11:26 am

    Low season is the key to travel cheap and avoid any delay as well!

  3. December 4, 2017 / 10:03 am

    Love these tips! I’m hoping for a little holiday in 2018 but have no idea when! I just know it has to be cheap 😆

  4. December 4, 2017 / 10:40 am

    Excellent tips, Helene! Traveling low season can save you thousands for sure! I also like to compare prices and what they include. Sometimes similar sounding activities or hotel package might be very different in price – sometimes better can be cheaper. I’ve also realized that traveling as a group is usually cheaper – you can share housing expenses and if you cook you can shop things together and share which usually is cheaper than buying things for just one. Also, in hotels room for 1 and 2 are usually same in price. And of course, choosing your destination wisely is an easy way to save some bucks.

  5. Analesha Little
    December 4, 2017 / 10:42 am

    Argh thank you for these tips! Travel is such a huge part of my life and I want to do more of it!

  6. Zana Djakovic
    December 4, 2017 / 12:26 pm

    I think that when it comes to sharing some useful tips about some topic, you are the best at it, dear Helene.
    I love how you write so easily and you got my attention all the time, so when I’m done with reading I am like – I want more. 🙂
    And your photos are amazing too. 🙂
    These tips will be useful to me, definitely! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  7. December 4, 2017 / 5:01 pm

    These are excellent tips! Cruises are always so much cheaper during the off season too so I’m planning one for the future! I’ve never tried Uber, but I’ve heard amazing things compared to standard taxi rates.

  8. December 4, 2017 / 6:45 pm

    This is great! I’m saving this and showing it to my travel buddies. Travelling during the off-season. Simplicity and brilliant! Thanks 🙂

  9. Jasmin N
    December 4, 2017 / 11:00 pm

    These are such wonderful tips! I’ve found comparing prices super important, thankfully there are multiple good websites for that 🙂

  10. December 5, 2017 / 1:56 am

    Ubers always come in handy…These are helpful tips….for backpack travelling, hostels will be less expensive compared to lodging in hotels

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