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How Much Money Do You Really Save Using The Gas Buddy Phone App?
The Truth Behind The Gas Buddy Phone App

How Much Money Do You Really Save Using The Gas Buddy Phone App?

The Gas Buddy app is no secret to the world of road trippers with smart phones. It’s a gracefully simple idea: Travelers update current gas prices as you see them so drivers can find the […]

How To Fly Cheap To Europe This Fall
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How To Fly Cheap To Europe This Fall

Just in time for your recently depleted bank account (thank you new winter coat!), the NY Times decided to give you a few suggestions on how to find cheap flights this fall (and winter) to […]

7 Cities To Stretch The Dollar
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7 Cities To Stretch The Dollar

Here at The Expeditioner offices, we work like dogs. We are forced to deal with annoying content meetings, an excruciating traffic-ridden commute and a sneaky office kitchen thief (whoever has been swiping my Triple Double […]

The 7 Commandments Of A South American Roadtrip
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The 7 Commandments Of A South American Roadtrip

Take one old and, as it turns out, less than reliable Volkwagen Combi. Paint it purple, and make it convertible. Fill it with a motley and changeable crew of South American musos, European backpackers and […]

Travel India For Over Two Months On Only $1,000? It Can Be Done
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Travel India For Over Two Months On Only $1,000? It Can Be Done

A little ways back we asked the question: How Many Days Can I Travel In [Insert Country Here] With $1,000? — a post based upon a Rough Guides analysis of the cost of travel in various countries. Seeing […]

How To Use Twitter For Deals On Travel
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How To Use Twitter For Deals On Travel

For the truly budget conscious, no ordeal is too tough when looking for deals. Red-eye flights via sketchy local airlines, mile-long treks to cheap hostels, and a penchant for street food (okay, I’d do that […]

Top 10 Cheapest Cities For Expats
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Top 10 Cheapest Cities For Expats

Who hasn’t thought about making a change in their life and packing up and moving abroad? But where to go? Certain factors certainly come into play such as access to beaches, jobs for expats, density […]

The Next Frontier For Cheap Travelers: Local Deals
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The Next Frontier For Cheap Travelers: Local Deals

For budget travelers who have the luxury of carrying around a smartphone on the road (I’m sure there are a few), the next frontier in traveling cheap is in the instant local deals market. Both […]

How To Fly To Europe For Cheap
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How To Fly To Europe For Cheap

Checking in this week with our new favorite cheapo travel airfare guru Rick Seaney, we found the economical soothsayer dispensing advise on travel to everyone’s favorite summer destination: Europe. In his recent article, Rick notes […]

3 Tips For Scoring Cheap Airfare This Summer
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3 Tips For Scoring Cheap Airfare This Summer

Airfarewatchdog.com creator George Hobica took to CNN this week to share some secrets on finding cheap airfares this summer. Despite rising fuel costs, hidden fees, and that pesky extra charge for having to ship two […]