Synopses & Reviews
No money? No problem. You can start packing your bags for that trip youve been dreaming a lifetime about.
For more than half a decade, Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has been showing readers of his enormously popular travel blog that traveling isnt expensive and that its affordable to all. He proves that as long as you think out of the box and travel like locals, your trip doesnt have to break your bank, nor do you need to give up luxury.
How to Travel the World on $50 a Day reveals Nomadic Matts tips, tricks, and secrets to comfortable budget travel based on his experience traveling the world without giving up the sushi meals and comfortable beds he enjoys. Offering a blend of advice ranging from travel hacking to smart banking, youll learn how to:
* Avoid paying bank fees anywhere in the world
* Earn thousands of free frequent flyer points
* Find discount travel cards that can save on hostels, tours, and transportation
* Get cheap (or free) plane tickets
Whether its a two-week, two-month, or two-year trip, Nomadic Matt shows you how to stretch your money further so you can travel cheaper, smarter, and longer.
Praise for How to Travel the World on $50 a Day
"A bible for budget travellers."—BBC Travel
“Whether youre a savvy backpacker or just dreaming of getting a passport and going overseas, Matts collection of easy-to-employ money-saving strategies will open your eyes to the near-infinite ways of seeing the world without busting your budget.” —Matt Gross, former New York Times Frugal Traveler
“If youve longed to travel the world but figured it was just an unattainable pipe-dream, take that pipe out of your mouth and read this book. Matt Kepnes does the math and shows you how to make this dream a reality, from how to save for an extended trip, which credit card to get, how to handle banking on the road, to a breakdown of how to save on accommodations, transportation, food, and activities. Matt proves that for most Americans, traveling is cheaper than staying home.” —Marilyn Terrell, National Geographic Traveler
“A celeb in the travel blogging world, Matt is your go-to guy for all things budget backpacker. This book is an awesome resource for any traveler looking to maximize their adventures without maxing out their credit cards.” —Julia Dimon, Travel Writer, Outside TV
“There are very few people in the world who have gathered as much first-hand knowledge about long-term world travel as Nomadic Matt. This book will guide you from the first exclamation of ‘Im going traveling! through the planning, take-off, and navigation. Filled with insider strategies and resources, its a valuable primer for your upcoming adventures.” —Tim Leffel, author of The Worlds Cheapest Destinations
Budget Travel magazine isn't just about the best travel experience at the lowest price it's also about traveling the right way. Their philosophy, Vacations for real people, has led them to their readership for guidance, and this collection of their readers' best 399 travel tips is an essential addition to any traveler's library. In The Smart Traveler's Passport, you'll learn:
13 different uses for Ziploc bags
How dental floss can double as a tape measure
Where to find the best street food in cities worldwide
How a digital camera can help you find your rental car
Why clearing your Web browser's cache will lead to lower prices on airfare and hotel reservations
How to avoid long lines at the world's most popular attractions
Designed to look and feel like an actual passport, these tips on planning, booking, packing, flying, safety, security, and getting around make the perfect bon voyage gift
Designed to look and feel like an actual passport, these 399 travel tips on planning, booking, packing, flying, safety, security, and getting around make the perfect bon voyage gift.
The Smart Traveler’s Passport is a collection of 399 of the best travel tips you’ll ever read, compiled from the pages of Budget Travel magazine. You’ll learn:
• 13 different uses for Ziploc bags
• How dental floss can double as a tape measure
• Where to find the best street food in cities worldwide
• How a digital camera can help you find your rental car
• Why clearing your Web browser’s cache will lead to lower prices on airfare and hotel reservations
• How to avoid long lines at the world’s most popular attractions
About the Author
Erik Torkells is the editor in chief of Budget Travel magazine, the most trusted travel magazine in the United States. Nearly two million people read every issue. With its emphasis on real travelers, the magazine is the go-to source for anyone interested in smarter, easier, and more affordable travel.