When is the best time to book a flight? If you’re an expat who travels regularly between the UK and USA, you’re familiar with the rise and dip in airfare. But you can cut down on costs by booking at a
Travelling on a budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on comfort and quality. Especially now with the rise in high-end and carefully-designed hostels that offer boutique-style lodging at low prices.
Ryanair’s recent changes to their policy that had allowed passengers take a cabin bag onboard for free, has meant an increase in cost for some travellers, who now have to pay £8/€8 to take a bag onboard.
Capsule hotels are increasing in popularity as an affordable travel option, and Switzerland is just about to welcome its first one. The Capsule Hotel Lucerne is situated on the edge of Lucerne’s historic
Have you been struggling to decide whether to visit Portland, Oregon, or Reykjavík, Iceland? Both cities are travel hot spots; it would be hard to choose. Luckily, you’ll soon be able to experience both
Backpacking is often seen as a rite of passage for young – and often broke – travellers. Luckily, anyone who wants to see the often expensive cities of Europe can still manage to do so on a budget. To
With World Food Day falling on 16 October, personal finance website WalletHub has released a report on the top wallet-friendly cities in the US for foodies. It says that while authentic foodies crave and
British hotel chain Premier Inn is introducing new, no-frills hotels with compact pod-style rooms on the outskirts of major towns and cities. The first ZIP by Premier Inn hotel will open in the Roath of
Want to take a train trip in Europe this fall? You better grab a friend or two, as Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service, is offering deals for travellers who book together. The company, which
Looking for something to do this weekend? Get a culture dose for free on Saturday, 22 September as part of Museum Day. An initiative by the Smithsonian Magazine, more than 1500 museums across the country
If budget travel makes you think of noisy dorm rooms and slogging across countries in cramped overnight buses then think again. The New York Times’ Frugal Traveler and professional penny-pincher Lucas
South American wine regions are romantic destinations, but you don’t have to kiss goodbye to all your pesos to sample the fruit of the harvest. Get a good-value glass – or bottle – and explore some of
The national parks are America’s wild playground. Some charge a nominal entry fee, but once you’re in, they’re full of fantastic free escapades. Go on a budget-friendly adventure with this extract from
African safaris can cost upwards of US$1000 per person per day – but don't scratch them off your travel wish list yet. There are ways to see the big five and more on a budget, if you know where to look.
Skip pricey tours – instead, embrace the trams, buses and boats that give a more authentic (and cheaper) perspective of a city, with this extract from The Best Things in Life are Free. Tram 28 – Lisbon,
Partial to parkour? Go giddy at the sight of a glacier? Whether your kicks come in the form of skiing, surfing or chasing a storm, the USA has an adventure for you. Find budget thrills and spills in the
Although it has a reputation for being expensive, Stockholm can be enjoyed on any budget, and there's an array of free experiences and activities just waiting to be discovered. Here are ten of the best
Forget paying to go to the pool – plunge in at the deep end with these European al-fresco aquatic adventures from The Best Things in Life are Free. Lake Bohinj – Slovenia The Julian Alps offer top-class
You don’t have to live off vending-machine coffee and rice to experience the grandeur and excitement of Japan’s singular capital. Here are our tips for doing Tokyo a budget. Finding a place to stay Shop
Africa may be justifiably famous for its national parks, but some of the wildest experiences take place elsewhere – on a dizzyingly-high cliff face; amongst magical sand dunes which hum as you walk; or
Dawdlers down under often have to pay to plod around many of the region's popular parks and paths, but this selection of freestyle footpaths from The Best Things in Life are Free won't cost you a thing.
History buff on the hunt for a budget-friendly stone formation? Or simply curious? If the gift shop, fences and entry fees at Stonehenge leave you stone cold, explore these free-to-see rock stars from
Museum-mooching can be a pricey pursuit, but there’s no need to dust the cobwebs off your wallet to enjoy these esteemed collections. See world-class art and ancient artefacts without spending a penny,
Inside every budget traveller lies a secret gourmet. Lucky, then, that some of Asia’s finest food is served for discount prices down on the street. Tempted? Tickle your taste buds with this sample from
Whether you like to watch the sun set against a silhouette of swaying palm trees or cloud-skimming skyscrapers, there's something life-affirming about watching the sun go down on another day of travel
The Caribbean’s self-proclaimed nature island, Dominica is a small seedling on the map in the same garden as honeymoon favorites St Lucia and Antigua, yet a world away in spirit. It’s also definitely the
It's easy to fall in love with Copenhagen, a city at once historic and modern, traditional and innovative. Known for its design scene, top-notch cuisine and hip, laid back atmosphere, this Scandinavian
Pink-hued sunsets over aquamarine waters, fascinating geological features and a vibrant mix of cultural and historical links to the rest of the world, Hawaii reigns supreme among tropical destinations.
Canada is big and beautiful, but climate, distance and the high cost of domestic travel make it hard to get to know her. Having the freedom to throw your stuff in the trunk and set off as you please makes