Budgeting

50 Ways To Save For Backpacking

2 Feb , 2017  

50 Ways To Save For Backpacking

With daily costs spiralling, it is important to keep track of the ‘little things’ if you are trying to save enough money to backpacking the world. We’ve put together an extensive list of 50 ways you may be able to save a few extra pounds towards your backpacking plans! Cut out the alcohol  – drinking beer […]

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Budgeting

Travel Fund – Tips To Start Saving

23 Jul , 2016  

Travel Fund - Tips To Start Saving

Money is one of the most common barriers to traveling. Even if it isn’t a barrier, no one would turn down having more money. It means a longer and / or more luxurious trip! So here are some tips to bolster, or even get that travel fund started!

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Apps, Budgeting

Hopper: Your Personal Flight Assistant

3 Jul , 2016   Gallery

This weeks spotlight will be focusing on flight helper app, Hopper. It’s already racked up the accolade of Apple’s best travel app 2015 and now it’s a featured app on backpackingbuds.com – talk about going from strength to strength! Seriously though, this app is a lot better than my sarcastic humour – let’s take a look at it. […]

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Budgeting, Travel Planning

What Is The Backpacker Tax? (and how it will impact you)

22 Jun , 2016  

You are in the right place to learn a bit more about the backpacker tax and how it could have a huge impact on Backpacking Australia going forward. Worth around £91 million a year, the tax is set to take 32.5 cent of every Aussie dollar you earn – but not just yet. With 214,830 working […]

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Budgeting

Our Guide To Creating A Sustainable Travel Lifestyle

30 Jan , 2016  

Laptop on a beach: creating a sustainable travel lifestyle

Traveling around the world does not have to cost a bomb! Here is how to create a sustainable travel lifestyle The most common reason people give me for not being able to follow their dreams and travel the world is without a doubt money. Followed closely by ‘commitments’, but it still comes out on top.

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Budgeting

Travel Credit Card: What is the point?

23 Jan , 2016  

Travel Credit Card

When you travel there are three main options available to you for purchasing something, they are the same three options you have when your not travelling; cash, debit card, and credit card. 

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