Budget Travel

Airbnb or hotel, the choice is yours.

Airbnb or Hotel?

Airbnb or hotel? It’s a question many travellers ask. Each has their pros and cons, so how do you decide on which one to choose when travelling? Travellers who choose hotels do it because it’s part of the whole travel experience. Hotels offer Big beds, beautiful washrooms, and of course housekeeping. There’s no doubt that you’ll…

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Cheap Repositioning Cruises: Should you take one?

Cruising is a very popular trend and it’s getting more competitive within the industry all the time, especially in the mass-market area of giant ships. Therefore, empty cabins means reduced revenue, and that’s not something to make cruise operators smile; maximizing the dollar, pound, euro, or whatever currency you have, is their priority. Repositioning cruise deals…

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How To Pack Carry On Luggage

Okay we all know I love to travel, over the years I’ve been packing less and less whenever I go abroad. I actually prefer to use my travel backpack over my suitcase but that still requires me to check it. I always travel with my wife and she checks her bag, so I’ve never had a…

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Are Cheap Flights From Buffalo International Airport For Real?

If you’re a traveller living in the greater Toronto area; you’ve probably heard about cheap flights from Buffalo International Airport.

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Free Washington DC Attractions

I recently visited Washington DC for a long weekend where I had a blast. Known mainly for being the capital of the United States, Washington DC has a rich culture that’s worth exploring. Here’s a list of 9 free Washington DC attractions For the history buffs National Museum of American History: Interested in learning about how…

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8 Summer Staycation Ideas

Canada Day just passed and summer’s here but budgets are tight and gas prices up, so it’s no surprise that 22% of Canadians are planning a staycation. What is a staycation you ask? It’s a vacation spent at home or close to home. This may not sound very sexy but it’s a great way to relax without…

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How I Saved $1,450 on Airfare

Travel is a luxury, especially when one has a penchant for pricey European locales.  What makes it even sweeter?  Getting a deal of course! My post for today appears over at the TuGo Travel blog. With a little legwork, you can plan your dream vacation for a fraction of the price.  Just be prepared to be…

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Save Big With Airbnb, What You Need To Know

When travelling, accommodations tends to be our biggest expense after airfare, but there are always ways to save money. Airbnb has picked up a huge following over the years and it’s not become my preferred choice when I’m looking for a place to stay. If you’re unfamiliar with Airbnb, it’s a service with over 600,000…

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The Biggest Travel Ripoffs

I’m back from Europe and while I was there I was reminded of some of the biggest travel ripoffs. These won’t actually ruin you but it’s a good reminder of what to look out for when travelling abroad. Anything sold at a market – I’ll admit as a tourist markets are a lot of fun, so many…

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Free Toronto Attractions

Whenever I travel I always look for free attractions first because nothing is better than free.  Any money I can save on attractions means I can spend it somewhere else during my trip like a nice meal. Here’s my picks of the top free Toronto Attractions. Nathan Philips Square Toronto’s City Hall is the main…

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