Budget Travel

Stay outside of the major areas to save money

Tokyo on a Budget

Tokyo has this reputation of being an expensive place ato visit, but you’ll be surprised to learn that Tokyo on a budget is possible. If you’ve decided to make Tokyo your next destination, you won’t be disappointed. However, I warn you now, visit once and you’ll immediately wonder when you’ll be back. It’s not the neon…

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Black Friday Canada deals

Black Friday Travel Deals

Black Friday marks the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season.

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travel fees to avoid

Travel Fees and Charges to Avoid

I love to travel, but I absolutely hate the fees and charges that can come up. It’s a bit ridiculous when you think about it. There are more than a few things that are designed to get more money from travellers. It may not seem like a lot at first, but once you start adding…

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The biggest travel ripoffs

The Biggest Travel Ripoffs

Although I love to travel, one thing I hate are the travel ripoffs that I’ve come across. Quite often these things are tourist traps that are aimed at new travelleres, but often the biggest ripoffs come from airlines or banks who are trying to maximize their profits. To be fair, I’m sort of “happy” that…

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6 Tips for Solo Travellers

Travelling solo may not appeal to everyone, but anyone who’s done it once will agree that it’s a thrilling experience with many benefits. There’s nothing like doing whatever you want during your vacation and not having to worry about keeping your travel companions happy. Despite how exciting things can be, if you’re a first time…

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How to Enjoy Orlando Without Spending a Fortune bikes

How to Enjoy Orlando Without Spending a Fortune

**Visit Orlando and Universal Orlando Resort sponsored parts of my trip to Orlando. They had no say in the content of this article. There’s no denying that Orlando can be an expensive destination. If you were to visit any of the theme parks, you’ll spend at least $100 USD per ticket for a one day…

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best way to exchange money

The cost of travel: The best way to exchange money

What is the best way to exchange money? That’s easily the question I get asked the most these days. Maybe it’s because finding deals on flights and hotels is a little easier these days but it’s more likely that people are just more aware of how exchange rates affect us. A couple of years ago,…

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How to pick a vacation destination

The cost of travel: How to pick a vacation destination

Normally I don’t get bothered about any travel questions, but one thing that does annoy me is when people ask how do you pick a vacation destination? It’s not that the question bothers me, but I can’t believe that people don’t have any inspiration. Travel inspiration can come from anywhere. The first time I was…

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How to Plan a Vacation Without Going Into Debt

How to Plan a Vacation Without Going Into Debt

After being following strict guidelines over the last few months, many people are starting to get the travel itch. Many Canadians have started to travel within their own province, while domestic travel has likely seen more interest. As the airline and hotel industries try to recover, we’re starting to see some serious deals. I saw…

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best currency exchange

The 5 Best Currency Exchange Options For Travellers

You’ve booked your flights, your itinerary is set and now all you need is some local cash Getting foreign currency is easy but choosing the right method could save you a ton of cash. What do I mean? Well, whenever you exchange money, there are fees involved. How much you pay in fees depends on…

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