Money Saving Tips

Finances and travel budget is a big part of planning for any trip, even if you’re not penny-pinching. Learn how to be mindful with your spending and get value for every dollar. Here’s all my advice (and a few hacks!) for how to save money to travel more often, how to get the best prices on airfare, hotels, and tours, plus how to stretch your dollar more efficiently. It’s all right here because the more you save, the more you can travel!

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My Tried & True Vacation Rental Meal Plan and Grocery List

This fall’s trip to Yellowstone and the Tetons is full of precautions — one of them being preparing our own meals instead of dining in restaurants. For us, this isn’t hard. I’ve been vacation meal planning for longer than it’s been trendy. Making your own food is a huge budget saver compared to eating at …

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Here’s What My Kenya Safari Cost (Every Dollar I Spent)

Kenya was the most expensive trip I’ve ever taken and even though it was worth every penny, I’m still crying a little over the final tally. I didn’t expect the cost of traveling to Kenya to be so high given how much shopping around I did on each component — but things added up every …

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Get $15 back at Booking.com, the best hotel booking site

Booking.com is the Best Hotel Booking Site. Here’s Why.

When you travel as much as I do, you experiment with every booking option.  I’m always on the lookout for the best price, the most options, and the best user experience.  I’ve tried just about every online travel agency that exists, but Booking.com — a classic —  consistently wins as the best hotel booking site …

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SoFi Money for Travelers: How it Compares to Charles Schwab

There’s a new checking account on the block and it’s a decent pick for travelers. SoFi Money offers decent interest rates, refunds ATM fees (even abroad), and advertises no foreign transaction fees. Plus, you can set up an account in less than three minutes with no “hard pulls” on your credit report — and they’ll …

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