I’m sure many of us have to cancel our traveling plans by saying we don’t have enough money to travel. But this is not the problem anymore now. You don’t need to have a lot of money to travel. Sounds like a dream, let’s make it true now. There can be two ways and we are going to discuss both; how to travel for free and how to travel cheap here.
If you want to travel for free, many places offer free accommodation, transport, and activities alongside but here obviously you will have to make a compromise on your comfort as not everything will come together.
If you are thinking to travel cheaply you will need the assistance of many travel applications and websites that will help you to save money and cut down your extra expenses.
Except for these, there are many other ways by which you can travel easily across the world at cheap or maybe free of cost.
By using sharing economy you can find cheap sharing rides, home-cooked meals, cheap accommodation, and enjoy the food of local chefs. Using these websites you can easily find the cheapest supermarkets which locals use, sales at the best stores, and the tasty foods at reasonable prices. Some of these websites include;
- Airbnb: It includes the best accommodation that fits your budget.
- EatWith: here you can connect with local chefs for the best food service.
- Turo: you can easily rent vehicles from locals using Turo.
By using travel credit cards it is way easier to get free flights. All you have to do is use your travel credit card in restaurants, do groceries, and avoid going over budget when shopping. This way you will be able to win free hotel stays and flights.
Staying for free
Many applications connect you with locals who are willing to give you accommodation for free. In this way, you will never have to pay for your accommodations. Moreover, you will also get a chance to meet amazing people every time you will utilize this service.
Free walking tours
By taking free walking tours in major cities. You can easily get to know about these by asking hotel staff or any tourist office.
House and pet sitting
This is a great option if you can’t afford accommodation. All you have to do is just take care of the house and the pet while the family is not there. You can also get free groceries and vehicle usage if they have left it behind.
Doing a job overseas
Don’t love your job? Or your salary is not enough? Why don’t you apply for a job abroad? Many opportunities are available if you look at them thoroughly. It can also be a way to earn money for traveling or to travel if the job offers you so. Working overseas doesn’t require any advanced degree or work experience it offers special discounts also as it seems difficult to work overseas. but one of the realities of working overseas is also you might not find an office job there, instead low waged job will be there for you.