Vintage Ad #1203-This Cheap Hotel Does Not Compute – Ntnl Geo July 1978 by jbcurio/flickrTraveling may seem like an indulgence you just can’t afford. But there are ways you can cut corners without sacrificing fun. Here are some tips to help make your upcoming trip both frugal and fabulous.
Join an Auto Club
Sign-up to House Swap
Stay at a Hostel
Barnacles Hostel in Dublin by Barnacles Budget Accommodation
Hostel International, the leader in hostel accommodations, offers lodges that are friendly, clean and secure. Some hostels now provide rooms for private families and couples and most have fully-equipped shared kitchens and dining areas, laundry facilities, storage and common areas for relaxing and socializing with other hostellers. Stays usually cost $15-$20 per person, per night and you must have a membership with Hostelling International to take advantage of their facilities. For more information or to learn about membership you can visit Hostelling International’s website at hiusa.org.
Get a Folding Bike
Auto-Mini Folding Bike by Joey Volpe
Purchase a GPS
About the author
Michael Thomason is an insurance consultant and travel blogger, and he recommends an online auto insurance comparison if you are contemplating a move. For instance, if you live in Florida you can instantly request a Maryland auto insurance quote online.