Six hacks that will save you a lot of money when renting a car

We all need a serious holiday every now and again, just to wind down from the stresses of our daily lives. So whilst it is a great idea to include a good holiday in your annual savings budget, at the same time, you don’t want to be wasteful with your money. One of the ways you can blow your holiday budget is to overspend on … Continue reading Six hacks that will save you a lot of money when renting a car

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Travel Budget: 1 Week in Queensland

Yesterday I posted my complete itinerary for my week travelling through Queensland’s tropics. I get lots of questions about trip budgets, so I’ve shared my budget for this trip below. This wasn’t the cheapest trip I’ve ever done, but travelling in Australia is expensive – especially when you’re travelling around each region to see different things. For flight, buses, accommodation and day tours, I spent $1334 on … Continue reading Travel Budget: 1 Week in Queensland

5 Tips for Planning Holidays on a Budget

Planning your first (or any!) big trip can be seriously overwhelming, particularly if you’re still studying or are on a tight budget. It seems like the costs keep piling up and your part time job just isn’t going to cut it for the trip of your dreams. I’ve only just started working full time after graduating from university, but during my studies I took three … Continue reading 5 Tips for Planning Holidays on a Budget

How to find good budget accommodation in Paris online

Out of the ten cities I booked accommodation in last year, Paris was by far the trickiest. As such a popular tourist destination with plenty of great neighbourhoods to stay in, I thought it would be the easiest. I was wrong! In my experience, Italian hospitality is naturally better or more reliable than French hospitality. I loved everywhere I stayed in France, but it involved … Continue reading How to find good budget accommodation in Paris online