In the world of digital media in which most of us live, some may have forgotten about the power of a good old-fashioned book. Some of the best frugal travel advice I’ve collected over the years has been found between the covers of the six books listed here, all published within the last 10 years (and yes, you can get some of them on your Kindle, Nook or iPad). All six would make great additions to your travel library.

Searching for cheap travel deals can be daunting. Luckily, there are some great cheap travel sites to help you out. Another option is to subscribe to a “deals” list like LivingSocial or Groupon. Both of these sites offer city-specific discounts on various goods and services as well as travel opportunities at amazingly reduced prices.

If you already own an iPhone or iPad, you probably know that you have one of the best budget travel tools on the market. Haven’t taken the plunge and purchased your iToy yet? Not to worry. Many international tourist agencies (mostly in Europe) are renting out iPhones or iPads to help you make the most […]

With flight prices on the rise and areas dependent on tourist revenue trying to recuperate costs during this economic downtown, it can be hard to find travel deals. If you’re hankering for an adventure but only have a limited budget, have no fear. There are still many deals to be had, you just have to […]

Although the 4th of July is a holiday that lends itself to more local travel, nearly 37.1 million people will travel 50 miles or more for the long weekend. In anticipation of all this, airlines, hotels and car rental agencies have lowered the bar on travel prices hoping to entice vacationers. Although the holiday is […]

American Airlines is slashing prices in a nationwide promotion that means you could be booking domestic flights for as little as $37. With so much pressure on the airlines to fill seats, prices are being cut dramatically. Therefore, if you have the desire to do some domestic traveling, you can be on your way for […]

When most travelers hear the word Rail Pass, they think of the Euro Rail. The Euro Rail is one of the most popular travel discount strategies when backpacking Europe. It allows travelers to purchase trip packages so that travel is possible between many countries, without having to buy individual tickets. Buying a Euro Rail pass […]

Now is an excellent time to fly into Mexico and the Caribbean from the States. Right now through Travelocity you can find one-way tickets into Mexico and the Caribbean for as low as $99 each way. Most major airline carriers that access US cities such as NY, Boston, San Diego, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Detroit, […]

Norwegian Cruise Line just posted a week long cruise to Alaska for just $419 a person! You could be sailing the gorgeous coastlines of The Last Frontier, visiting Juneau, Ketchikan, and Sitka – enjoying a week off from your stressful life back home. The cruise sails from Los Angeles on April 25 so you have […]

Check out our country guides and travel advice made perfect for vacation planning. If you’re trying to visit Greece, go on a Mexican getaway, take a cruise to Alaska, plan a last minute second honeymoon to Australia or even a trip to South America, then check out FrugalMonkey’s country profiles. FrugalMonkey’s travel guides have up […]