Budget Travel

How I Paid Only $210 For A Flight To Barcelona

Friday, February 25, 2011

It was just like any other Tuesday afternoon: I was typing away at the keyboard, tunes playing on my computer, my mind wandering to other parts of the world. Someone had recently been telling me how much they enjoyed Berlin and wished they could go back. A glance outside at the snowy landscape and the […]

What Day Are Airline Tickets Cheapest?

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Surely predicting when airline tickets are the cheapest isn’t an exact science, is it? One couldn’t possibly say, with any level of particularity — given the Jurassic Park-esque chaos theory level of variables that must play into the setting of such prices — when exactly fares are the cheapest without finding themselves suddenly confronted with […]

Three Tips To Getting Your Ski Deals This Season

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Thanks to our good friend Ullr, most of us in North America have already begun the winter rituals of incessant Weather Channel watching and the consequent reveling in the spoils of the most recent snowstorms. Lucky us, since this year surpasses any in recent memory as far as early season snow goes. All this is great […]

Low-Cost Carriers To Greatly Expand Service In SE Asia

Friday, December 3, 2010

Nothing beats long-haul bus trip in Southeast Asia, with its blaring TVs, the hair-raising passings, and the curious roadside food offerings. But if you’re strapped for time and have a little bit of extra cash on you, plane travel is the way to go, especially now with the announcement of two huge players in the […]

Best View In The World For Under $1?

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

It’s true, as I found out a few weeks ago, the famed Star Ferry, servicing cross-harbor trips in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor since 1880, costs under $1 and offers one of the most spectacular views in the world (if multi-colored, mind-boggingly tall skyscrapers set against the backdrop of a verdant, steep mountainside is your idea […]

Fly To South Africa For Under $1k?

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Are you really not looking forward to that Thanksgiving trip next month? Well, for those spontaneous travelers, South African Airways has extended their fall sale, offering roundtrip flights for under $1,000 for trips from NYC or Washington in November. Hmm, afternoon football and turkey coma vs. safaris and beach fun.

How Many Days Can I Travel On $1,000? (Your Guide To The Cheapest Countries To Travel)

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

A few months ago I wrote about this chart on Rough Guides’ web site calculating how many days you can travel with $1,000 in various countries around the world. Ahead of the upcoming publishing phenomena, otherwise known as the book release of “The Expeditioner’s Guide to the World” (more on that to come), I decided […]

Cheap Travel Done Cheaply

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

It’s funny, but a look over at that handy sidebar widget thingy on the right side of the site shows the most popular stories of the day (as determined by clicks), and one that keeps popping up there was one of our recent posts on which countries you can travel the longest through the longest […]

Traveling Cheap In Central America, The Frugal Traveler Way

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Have you been following the exploits of the newly-installed Frugal Traveler, Seth Kugel, this summer as he’s been making his way from São Paulo to New York? This month alone he’s traipsed around Los Zorros, a seaside fishing village on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua, with his parents; shacked up with a local family in […]

Frequent Flyer Tips For The Not-So-Frequent Flyer

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

“Actually, Carlton, we’ll be using the frequent flyer miles to get to Douglashire. Now run along and get me a spot of tea.” That’s often what I hear when people boast of free dream trips courtesy of their frequent flyer miles. In actuality, not every snooty voice in my head has an English accent, just […]

© 2018 TheExpeditioner.com