Do you want to travel and see the world? Think you don’t have enough money? Think again.
Some people travel the world on a very limited budget!
Let these experts share some of their best secrets with you, right now.
Here are 7 clever travel tips that will save you time and money.
I never would have thought of number 7.
Travel tip 1: Scan all your important travel documents…
You wouldn’t believe how often people lose their passports when traveling…
This often happens to backpackers that are making their way through exotic destinations…
Have you ever lost your passport in a foreign land?
To avoid this nightmare, scan all your important documents and keep them in your phone, email and even a secure thumb drive around your neck.
You’ll always have a backup.
Travel tip 2: Take a selfie on your phone or new camera…
Always take a picture of yourself first… This will save you a lot of grief when someone tries to steal it from you and claims that it’s theirs.
The best way to prove you’re right is to check your phone gallery.
Problem solved. The thieve will have a hard time explaining why they have a selfie of you on “their phone”.
Travel tip 3: Use Couchsurfing…
Today there’s an app for everything.
Need a couch to crash on?
Couchsurfing is a popular app that helps you locate people that can offer you a couch for the night.
Often, you can find a decent bed for a night at a reasonable rate.
You’ll make friends with the locals and save some money.
Travel tip 4: Always pay in the local currency…
Let your dollar bills go. It will save you money.
Make sure to exchange your local currency to the destination currency. Always do this before you get there.
You’ll save money by getting a better exchange rate.
You’ll also have plenty of local cash on hand when you get there
Travel tip 5: Keep your money safe…
There are several easy ways to do this.
Ladies can keep cash inside of old lip gloss tubes. Gentlemen can either buy a money belt or use multi-purpose underwear with hidden compartments.
Travel tip 6: Book your flight on Tuesdays at 3:00pm
Sounds strange but it works.
A study by FareCompare found that the best time to book your flights is on Tuesdays at 3:00pm. This is when all the low price tickets are available. Airlines scramble to get customers into seats.
Travel tip 7: Fly in the morning!
Have you ever been stuck in an airport for hours ? If so, you know what a nightmare flight delays can be.
To avoid delays, travel in the morning…
Most air traffic drops at night. This allows airlines to start fresh in the morning.
To have a safe trip you just need to be just a little bit clever!
These 7 clever travel tips should help you with that. Share them with your travel friends… They will love you for it.