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Budgeting for a trip

The cost of travel: Budgeting for a trip

I’m a bit of a late bloomer. I didn’t catch the travel bug until I was in my mid 20’s. I’m not sure why it took so long since my parents took me on trips when I was young, but at the time I was more interested in playing Tetris on my Nintendo Game Boy.…

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Sticking to your travel budget

The cost of travel: Sticking to your travel budget

BangkokYou’ve done all your research, found a cheap flight, and managed to save on your hotels, but now that you’re on the ground, sticking to your travel budget seems difficult. Listen, I don’t blame you. When travelling, I get the urge to spend more, but the last thing I want is to return home to…

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Japan on a Budget

Japan is easily my favourite country in the world. I’ve only been a few times, but I constantly think about heading back and find myself researching different areas and new attractions. I remember when I was planning my first trip in 2008, everyone warned me how expensive the country is. When I finally arrived, I…

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Europe on a Budget

If you’ve looked up the cost to go to Europe, you’ve likely learned that it can be expensive. But is it possible to swing it on a budget? Well, with some careful planning you absolutely can. Yes, many European destinations and major cities are known for their bigger price tags. However, there are plenty of…

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Best Hotels Near Disney World with a Shuttle - Ritz Carlton

Best Hotels Near Disney World with a Shuttle

When planning a vacation to Walt Disney World there is a lot to take into consideration including where to stay, how to get around, and of course, the cost of a trip. One of the best ways to tackle the cost issue is to stay in a central hotel near Disney World that offers a…

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The cost of travel: How to save money on hotels

Everyone wants to know how to save money on hotels. Generally speaking, hotels are usually your biggest travel expense after flights so it’s no surprise that people are looking to save on accommodations. The problem is, hotel prices change all the time depending on things such as the season, demand and even the local political…

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WestJet Companion Voucher Explained

Have you ever noticed the option to select the WestJet companion voucher on their website? It’s right there on the main page above where you choose your destinations for flights. Some people may have ignored that checkbox since they don’t have a WestJet companion voucher, but I’m sure they still wondered what is the WestJet…

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Amsterdam on a budget

Amsterdam on a Budget

Many people who plan a trip to Europe make Amsterdam one of their priority destinations. It’s really no surprise considering the city is easily accessible, has beautiful scenery, and a laid back attitude. The problem is, the city can be expensive. If you read my guide on how much does it cost to go to…

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The Best no Foreign Transaction fee Credit Cards in Canada

The Best no Foreign Transaction fee Credit Cards in Canada

One little known fee when it comes to credit cards is the foreign transaction fee. Basically, 95% of Canadian credit cards charge a fee of 2.5% whenever you make a purchase in any currency besides Canadian dollars. This fee isn’t a secret since it’s clearly outlined in the cardholder agreement, but people don’t typically notice…

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Exclusive to Money We Have fans. Save 50% off the KnowRoaming SIM Sticker & receive a free $10 credit by using my KnowRoaming referral code BARRY18 at knowroaming.com. KnowRoaming’s Global SIM Sticker connects you to local networks when travelling in 200+ countries around the world. With a one-time application, the SIM Sticker only activates when you arrive abroad…

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