As we grow up, and we travel with our families, we get (almost) everything we want. But when you’re a young traveller and if you don’t have a lot of money, you have to have a plan in order to make your dreams come true.
Sounds good, huh’?? But how can You do that?
1. Think about where do you wanna go!
2. Do your fkn job man! Do a proper research! ❥
3. Check out these links!
1) on the ground
DESCRIPTION: Hitchwiki is a collaborative website for gathering information about hitchhiking and other ways of extremely cheap transport.
PRO TIP: Before you would try hitchhiking anywhere, read the description about that country on this website and also check out the MAP!!!
DESCRIPTION: BlaBlaCar is the world leading long-distance carpooling platform. It’s a trusted community marketplace that connects car drivers with empty seats to passengers looking for a ride, over average distances of 300km. With 60 million members in 22 countries and over 18 million travellers every quarter, BlaBlaCar is creating an entirely new, people-powered, travel network.
DESCRIPTION: FlixMobility is a young mobility provider that has changed the way over 100 million people have travelled since launching the FlixBus brand in 2013. A unique combination of a tech startup, e-commerce platform and sustainable transportation company.
PRO TIP: You can use Flixbus mostly in every European country (+USA) and the prices are changing, so check it out in time.
DESCRIPTION: megabus.com is the market-leading budget intercity coach operator in the UK and North America. It is part of Stagecoach Group, the international transport group, which offers greener smarter travel at great value prices.
PRO TIP: Especially if you go to the UK check it out! Sometimes you can find trips for £1!!
DESCRIPTION: You can use the Interrail Pass to hop aboard trains, check train times using the Interrail timetable and app and even book seats in advance using the Interrail Reservation Service.
The Interrail Pass is a train ticket that allows you to travel on almost all trains in Europe. With it, you get access to 37 railway and ferry companies in 30 countries.
DESCRIPTION: Rome2rio makes travel planning easy. We are a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.
PRO TIP: If you go to a country where you don’t know which is the best option to get from A to B, use this first. Then check out the original websites (at the Operator Details).
2) in the air
DESCRIPTION: AZair.com finds budget flights around Europe, Mediterranean and Asia. AZair combines low-cost carriers and picks the cheapest options from multitudes of possible connections. With AZair the cheapest low-cost flights won’t hide from you anymore.
PRO TIP: Okay… Honestly, even if this website looks quite unprofessional, I think IT IS THE BEST!!! If you’re looking for cheap flight tickets, you HAVE TO check this out!!
DESCRIPTION: Everybody knows the saying “yeah right… and pigs can fly”. Actually, they really do! And cheap flight tickets exists – that’s a fact. Blog Travelfree.info will help you to find the best travel deals, cheap flights, hotels and tours from Europe to the rest of the world.
PRO TIP: If you ever think about travelling outside Europe, this is the website you’re looking for! I think I check out their deals almost every day… #obsession
DESCRIPTION: Skyscanner is a leading global travel search site, a place where people are inspired to plan and book directly from millions of travel options at the best prices.
PRO TIP: It’s a good option if you search for cheap flights. I suggest comparing the results with the results from azair.com.
DESCRIPTION: Our vision is to make travelling simple and accessible to everyone. “Basically helps you figure out where you can fly within your budget“
PRO TIP: We use this website when we plan trips overseas, but you can check it out if you would like to travel in Europe as well.
3) on water
DESCRIPTION: Find a Crew is the world’s largest international online marine crew and boat network, and a truly global website with active members in over 200 countries, and amazing people from all walks of life. Find a Crew matches and connects boat owners & representatives directly online with a crew from anywhere to anywhere in the world.
DESCRIPTION: Amateur and professional yacht crewing positions available worldwide, from daysailing to Transocean for all experience levels. It’s free to view all of our sailing opportunities. To make contact with the yacht owner and join their crew, you must register as a member of Crewseekers. Membership costs from £75 for 6 months and gives you unlimited access to all of our sailing opportunities. Once you have registered you can create your own personal sailing profile and share this with yacht owners when you are applying to join them as crew.
DESCRIPTION: CouchSurfing is a hospitality and social networking service accessible via a website and mobile app. Members can use the service to arrange homestays, offer lodging and hospitality, and join events such as “Couch Crashes”.
PRO TIP: HERE you can read about everything I know/think about CS.
DESCRIPTION: “Travel anywhere and easily find great people who want to meet you as well. See where other travellers are and help each other out, whether through welcoming them to your home, sharing your stories or becoming friends.” Trustroots is being built by a small team of activists who felt that the world of sharing is being taken over by corporations trying to monetize people’s willingness to help each other. Same team brought you also Hitchwiki, Trashwiki and Nomadwiki.
DESCRIPTION: BeWelcome operates a hospitality service and social networking service. Its website is a platform for members to arrange homestays, offer hospitality, meet other members, and join events.
DESCRIPTION: The Warm Showers Community is a free worldwide hospitality exchange for touring cyclists. People who are willing to host touring cyclists sign up and provide their contact information, and may occasionally have someone stay with them and share great stories and a drink. All members agree to host others either now or in the future, but for some members hosting may be in years or even decades in their future.
DESCRIPTION: Members can use the service to arrange or offer lodging, primarily homestays, or tourism experiences. The company does not own any of the real estate listings, nor does it host events; as a broker, it receives commissions from every booking.
NEW TO AIRBNB? Get 34 euro travel credit for your first time by clicking on THIS link.
DESCRIPTION: Have you ever been to a hostel? Like a real one where the community is so awesome, you feel like you’re surrounded by friends and you never want to leave? Well, if you don’t try it on your next trip! If you know what I’m talking about, then use this platform, because I think it’s the best way to find cheap and amazing hostels.
DESCRIPTION: Booking.com is a travel fare aggregator website and travel metasearch engine for lodging reservations. Which means you can search for the best option of hostel/hostel and other accommodation possibilities when you’re travelling.
OTHER USEFUL LINKS
DESCRIPTION: Nomadwiki is about anything interesting to nomads, like sharing knowledge on money-free and affordable ways for travelling, wild camping accommodation, hospitality. If you are unsure, start reading on existing topics on the sitemap.
DESCRIPTION: Okay, IDK how open-minded you are, but dumpster diving is a thing. This is an interactive map for all the good places for wasted treasures.
BTW dumpster diving is: “the practice of foraging in the garbage that has been put out on the street in dumpsters, garbage cans, etc. for discarded items that may still be valuable, useful, or fixable.”
DESCRIPTION: Explore thousands of delicious food experiences around the world. Once you’ve made your choice, you simply need to select the dates you are available and click “Request to book”. Don’t worry, you won’t be charged until your host accepts the request and you can cancel the request at any time. Your host will receive a notification and get back to you as soon as possible.
DESCRIPTION: Meal Sharing brings people together over home-cooked meals. Our mission is to build communities through shared resources, facilitate deeper cultural exchange, and encourage people to cook at home to enable a healthier lifestyle.
DESCRIPTION: In over 220 cities you can use Yelp for finding the best restaurant for your breakfast, lunch or dinner. And not just restaurants but also everything related to house services, from locksmiths to landscapers.
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