Most articles about frugal travel focus on finding cheap flights and navigating public transport. But there’s a much cheaper way to get around your next holiday hotspot. It doesn’t take a lot of preparation or planning. In fact, you can do it right now. Just grab a pair of sensible shoes and start walking! Why […]

When it comes to dollars and cents, we all know that trains beat planes nearly every time. But there are plenty more reasons to choose this frugal travel option when you’re seeing this world. Previously we’ve waxed lyrical about the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in India and the Shinkansen Bullet Train in Japan. Here we take […]

India is a vast country with many places begging to be explored, but few tourists ever reach some of the nation’s most breathtaking spots. The country’s deserts and mountains are not easily accessible by traditional Indian transport, but don’t let that stop you discovering them. A jeep safari is up to the challenge! The rugged […]

The South Pacific has a reputation as a luxury holiday destination, with the prices to match. If you don’t want to abandon your dreams of a Pacific getaway but you’ve got a strict budget to follow, consider heading to Tonga. This island nation has a reputation as the best value destination in Oceania. While those […]

Many tourists are content to spend their Vanuatu vacation lazing by the pool of their resort with a cocktail in hand. But if you hope to explore, there are a few transport options worth considering. Vanuatu’s bus service may seem chaotic to Western tourists. The buses don’t run to any timetable, and there are no […]

Tourists looking to travel around New Zealand on the cheap should forget about planes and hire cars. There’s a much more affordable travel option: the cheekily named Naked Bus. Since 2006, Naked Bus has been providing budget travel between New Zealand’s major cities and towns. Its initial four routes have expanded to a national network […]

Auckland Airport is the largest in New Zealand, the gateway to your Kiwi getaway. However its location in suburban Mangere, a small town 21 kilometers out of Auckland, can perturb some visitors. With a little know how though it’s not hard to make your way from the airport to the city center and other local […]

A vast number of transport options make getting around India easy. Few tourists take self-driving vacations in India. While India’s largest cities have international car rental companies like Budget and Hertz, the challenging urban driving conditions are a deterrent. // It’s more common for visitors to hire a car which comes with its own driver. […]