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Yellowstone National Park on a Budget. You would think a national park trip would be cheap, but with high hotel rates in the park, expensive food, and lots of driving, costs add up. That does’t mean you can’t visit Yellowstone affordably, it just means you need to do some preplanning. The bonus is that my budget-friendly tips will also enhance your park experience.

Yellowstone National Park on a Budget

Yellowstone National Park is one of those places that is on everyone’s bucket list…or should be. Geysers shooting thermally heated water high into the air, bison and elk roaming around what’s known as the “Serengeti of America,” rainbow-ringed hot springs, and summer wildflower carpets draw millions of people a year. You would think a national park trip would be cheap, but with high hotel rates in the park, expensive food, and lots of driving, costs add up. That doesn’t mean you can’t visit Yellowstone affordably, it just means you need to do some preplanning. The bonus is that my budget-friendly tips will also enhance your park experience. Plan your trip to USA Need data for your trip to USA? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Read more on USA: Looking…
Budget guide for Namibia

Budget guide for Namibia

Namibia is an amazing country to travel though to do it on a budget can be quite tricky. The best way to explore Namibia is by doing a road trip with a rental car but it’ll cost you quite a bit. Even to drive with your own car is expensive due to large distances between places, here petrol is your main expense. Plan your trip to Namibia Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Namibia:  Camping in Namibia with Kids  Moving around the country Rent a car in Namibia Most tourists rent big 4x4 vehicles with roof-top tents on mainly for safaris this…
Top Tips for Budget Travel in Europe. For many people, it’s hard to really experience Europe because they’re on a tight budget. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that you can save money while traveling so you don’t have to miss anything!

Top Tips for Budget Travel in Europe

When it comes to traveling to Europe, there are so many things to see and do. However, for many people, it’s hard to really experience Europe because they’re on a tight budget. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that you can save money while traveling so you don’t have to miss anything! Plan your trip to Europe Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Further Reading:  27 Budget and free things to do in Copenhagen 15 of the most beautiful towns in Europe Best Backpack for Europe Go in the Off-Season No matter where you’re going in Europe, the high season is summer. During this…
6 ways to save money while you travel. Saving money while travelling may sound like an impossible task, but it’s definitely doable for those willing to stick to a budget. If you have the willpower to cut costs, you’ll be able to save money along the way so that you can splurge later. Here are some ways that you can save money while travelling overseas.

6 ways to save money while you travel

Saving money while travelling may sound like an impossible task, but it’s definitely doable for those willing to stick to a budget. If you have the willpower to cut costs, you’ll be able to save money along the way so that you can splurge later. Here are some ways that you can save money while travelling overseas. Plan your trip Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Be flexible with your flights If you’re not restricted to a certain time frame, you could potentially push your trip forward or move it backwards to get the best deal. Typically, flights are on average the cheapest when you…
Algarve on a Budget. Portugal is one of Europe’s best value destinations, and the Algarve especially so. Even though the Algarve is already affordable, there are a few tips and tricks to making sure you get the best value for money possible.

Algarve on a Budget

Portugal is one of Europe’s best value destinations, and the Algarve especially so. The UK Post Office, which keeps track of Europe’s best value holiday resorts, has placed the Algarve in the top position of most affordable holiday destination for several years in a row. Even though the Algarve is already affordable, there are a few tips and tricks to making sure you get the best value for money possible. Plan your trip to Portugal Need data for your trip to Portugal? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Portugal: Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise you can go to Portugal Travel Guide to view current posts Budget…
Budget Guide to Lisbon. Having worked out how to relocate to Lisbon a few years ago, and worked in the city for 6 months, here are my best tips on taking on this incredible spot with a tight budget.

Budget Guide to Lisbon

Lisbon is a beautiful capital built across seven hills and offering guests amazing views It’s a laid back city with a riverside feel, pastel buildings, and a thriving cafe scene.  Compared to many affordable cities, it's very affordable and if you run out of money, you can just spend your days on the beach sunning yourself for free! Having worked out how to relocate to Lisbon a few years ago, and worked in the city for 6 months, here are my best tips on taking on this incredible spot with a tight budget. Plan your trip to Portugal Need data for your trip to Portugal? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read…
Explore Berlin On A Budget. Berlin (Germans Capital) is not only one of the most exciting cities in Europe but also one of the most affordable ones. It is the perfect place for travelers who love art, music, and good food but don't want to spend a fortune.

Explore Berlin On A Budget

Berlin (Germans Capital) is not only one of the most exciting cities in Europe but also one of the most affordable ones. It is the perfect place for travelers who love art, music, and good food but don't want to spend a fortune. Compared to the other big metropolis like Paris, London, or Rome, Berlin is cheap when it comes to public transport, accessing tourist attractions, eating out, or clubbing the night away. Unlike other cities, Berlin hasn't got a city center as such. Instead, each district has it's own unique flair and atmosphere. My favorite ones are Kreuzberg, Neukölln, and Schöneberg. My advice is to pick one neighborhood, walk around and explore the cafes, art galleries, and clubs. Don't be tempted to follow the crowd to search for the next hip and trendy area; you might miss a piece of the 'real' Berlin. Plan your trip to Germany Need data for your trip…
Make the Most Out of Your Miles – Frugalist 10-Point Travel Guide

Make the Most Out of Your Miles – Frugalist 10-Point Travel Guide

You’ve accumulated a lot of miles, either by using 3rd party credit cards or by traveling more often than not. You’ve been a frugalist for most of your life and you certainly want to keep the trend going. Some people spend their miles recklessly and then realize they could’ve done it much better and for nobler purposes. If you don’t want to fall in that category, follow the 10 following tips and you’ll be traveling with minimal funding. Use your miles to: Get a free stop Miles can be used to travel to more places free-of-charge. You’ll be able to visit at least one more city in a country you might be happening to travel to, depending on how many miles you have to redeem. But first off, make sure the airline you’re using is providing stopovers. Buy yourself something pretty Miles are usually used for traveling, but if they’re…
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Budget Guide to Chiang Mai Thailand – What To See and Do!

Thailand is one of the most popular destinations in the world and we are fortunate enough to live in one of Thailand’s most exciting cities, Chiang Mai. Although Chiang Mai is the second largest city in Thailand it retains a laidback small-town charm. For those on a budget, choosing Chiang Mai for a holiday getaway is ideal, its far cheaper and you don’t get as bothered by the high-pressure hawkers of the tourist hotspots of Bangkok and Phuket. Plan your trip to Thailand Need data for your trip to Thailand? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Thailand: Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise you can go to…

Ways to Save Before (and During) your Next Bucket List Trip

Travelling to new places and exploring new cultures is one of life’s greatest pleasures, but it can also drain your bank account if you don’t plan properly. From flights to activities to accommodation, there are many facets of travel that can add up quickly if you don’t keep your wits about you. To ensure you're financially prepared for your next tip, and to avoid blowing your budget, consider the following tips. Plan your trip Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” 1) Snag a travel deal While planning your overseas trip, check out some travel deal websites to try and get the best price on your…