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The Cheap Way to Transfer Money Overseas

The Cheap Way to Transfer Money Overseas

Yes, once again, it’s time that I head back to Europe from Australia for a long overdue catch up with friends and family in the motherland. While this means I’m currently full of excitement and anticipation, it also means I’m having to do lots of those boring admin travel things that I hate. Number one […]

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The 16 Tried and Tested Ways I Save Money for Travel

By on March 13, 2017 in Budget Travel, Money Savers, Musings, Travel Tips with 6 Comments
The 16 Tried and Tested Ways I Save Money for Travel

It has been said that I’m the Queen of budgeting. Ok, well maybe that’s mostly been said by me or others thinking I’m cheap, but let’s not get distracted from the point – the ability to save money for travel is one of my key skills! And over the years I’ve had a lot of […]

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Water-To-Go Filter Bottles: Are They Worth It?

Water-To-Go Filter Bottles: Are They Worth It?

Filter bottles have been around a while now, listed and recommended on pretty much every travel, outdoors and hiking website. I’ve seen plenty of videos boasting how amazing filter bottles are, how long they last and unlike their plastic water bottle counterparts, how little they impact our environment. I’ll admit, until I started enjoying walking […]

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Tired of Expensive Airport Car Parking Bills? 5 Great Tips to Help Lower the Costs

Tired of Expensive Airport Car Parking Bills? 5 Great Tips to Help Lower the Costs

There’s few things worse in my opinion as a budget traveller, than those hidden fees that sneak their way into your holiday costs. You know, the ones you hadn’t budgeted for that mean you end up spending way more than you planned. What’s even more annoying is when these expenses aren’t even really part of […]

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10 Best FREE Things to Do in Yeppoon, Queensland

10 Best FREE Things to Do in Yeppoon, Queensland

The lovely seaside town of Yeppoon sits at the heart of Queensland’s Capricorn Coast and boasts all of the great weather and wonderful beaches you expect from this part of Australia. Never having visited Yeppoon before our great budget 4wd trip around Australia, I was surprised and delighted by this quaint little community when we […]

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7 Common Backpacker Mistakes that Could Cost You Hundreds

7 Common Backpacker Mistakes that Could Cost You Hundreds

There’s nothing more frustrating than finding yourself hundreds of dollars out of pocket for no reason other than you screwed up. As a backpacker, there will be plenty of opportunities for you to make costly mistakes, you might even make them before you head out of the country! The best way to avoid these mistakes […]

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13 Easy Ways to Score Cheap Travel When You Visit Australia

By on March 31, 2016 in Australia, Budget Travel, Money Savers with 0 Comments
13 Easy Ways to Score Cheap Travel When You Visit Australia

Being the huge country that it is, getting around Australia can often be an expensive endeavour. With large distances between towns, some that stretch across time zones, it’s no surprise that transport costs Down Under can put a major dent in any tourist’s pocket. But don’t worry mate, I’ve discovered 13 easy ways for you […]

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Wow! Alice Springs to Darwin: 1500km for $60

Wow! Alice Springs to Darwin: 1500km for $60

And so I found myself in Alice Springs, Australia. Quite the literally the middle of nowhere. I’d just been on an awesome 4wd road trip in a Landrover up from South Australia to Central Australia with a new friend of mine and now it was all over. We’d spent weeks enjoying all the sights and sounds […]

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6 Big Mistakes that Cost Me Frequent Flyer Miles

By on March 21, 2016 in Money Savers, Travel Tips with 9 Comments
6 Big Mistakes that Cost Me Frequent Flyer Miles

Shubhda Khanna Nag is a travel money writer with financial comparison site Mozo. A travel addict herself, she’s always on the hunt for ways to stretch her dollar further and help her readers get the best value out of their travel budget. Wonderfully she has shared with us 6 big (and common) mistakes that have […]

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10 Awesome Ways to Find Cheap Accommodation when You Travel Australia

10 Awesome Ways to Find Cheap Accommodation when You Travel Australia

Accommodation costs are probably one of the greatest expenses you’ll incur when you travel Australia. Even hostels here can be pricey (think $30+ AUD for a dorm bed) and it’s not unknown for some caravan parks to charge up to $60 AUD for an unpowered site. WOAH! I know right? As such, saving money when […]

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