I’m all about saving money, time and hassle when it comes to traveling. If there is a way to do something better or cheaper, count me in. I’ll try anything once. There are some travel hacks, however, I’ve tried more than once.
Planning a trip can be difficult sometimes. I’ve been successfully planning trips for about 10 years, and even I run into road blocks and complications. In my book How to be Your Own Travel Agent, I discuss some of my best tips and tricks for trip-planning.
I’m not saying I’m a cheapskate, but I can be. I plan quite a few trips every year, so I try to save money where I can. This means saving on anything from flights to hotels to restaurants to sightseeing. Here are a few ways I’ve managed to cut my travel expenses.
Back in 2015, I posted that two of my favorite accommodating-booking sites were Airbnb and Booking.com. I still use both of these regularly, and in particular, I still love Booking.com for hotels and bnbs. And no, I’m not being paid to say this, I just really like their website for a number of reasons. I…
There are always things I forget. I don’t mean to, but when there are so many details of the trip to remember, you’re bound to forget something. There are some things that you can forget that aren’t that big of a deal (like a toothbrush). There are some things, however, you’ll want to double-check.