I’m very excited to announce that I’m part of the Post Office Save More Squad! I feel like I’m on a really geeky superhero team! The Post Office is encouraging people to be more conscious with their spending so we’re able to save money with less effort. Sounds like my kind of saving! If you’re a regular reader of The Travel Hack you’ll know this blog is all affordable luxury and finding ways to have incredible travel experiences on a modest budget. The Travel Hack isn’t about sleeping in the cheapest hostels and living on bread and water, it’s about making the most of what you’ve got and being clever about how you spend it. It’s a privilege to be able to travel, but a lot of the trips I take are actually much cheaper than people expect! My flights to Morocco in January were less than £50 return (which is half the price of getting the train into London!) The 5-night tour I took around Transylvania in January cost less than … [Read more...] about Spend well, save more: How to save money when you travel without missing out
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You are here: Home / Blog / Solo Female Travel in Mexico — Is it Safe? Adventurous Kate contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for reading! Is it safe for a woman to travel alone in Mexico? ABSOLUTELY. Mexico gets a undeserved bad reputation for travel, particularly in the United States. Much of this is due to the cable news environment with its exaggerated narratives that Mexico is full of drug cartels and murderous immigrants. This is not what Mexico is actually like. In fact, the real Mexico is so different that you’ll be stunned. My name is Kate and I write about solo female travel for a living. And I’ve spent a lot of time traveling in Mexico. Even though I’ve been to 77 countries and all seven continents, there’s something about Mexico that pulls me back again and again. I literally got back from my last trip two weeks ago and I’m already trying to … [Read more...] about Solo Female Travel in Mexico — Is it Safe?
MARTIN Lewis has revealed seven things Brits should look out for if they are planning to travel to Europe in the next few months. While details of how Brexit will impact travel is yet to be confirmed, the Money Saving Expert has revealed some practical things that holidaymakers should do. Appearing on This Morning and writing on his website, Martin Lewis revealed that while many elements of Brexit are still uncertain, there are some things that holidaymakers can do to help Brexit-proof their plans. Can you still use your British passport? One of the first things Brits should look into is whether their passports will still be valid for travel within Europe. Specifically, if you have less than six months left on your passport on the date of travel, you may not be allowed to enter certain countries in the EU. Sun Online Travel has previously revealed how the government has launched a free passport checker where you can check your passport's validity. All you need to do is enter your … [Read more...] about Martin Lewis reveals the six things you need to do to help Brexit-proof your travel plans
DALLAS — Most seniors have more free time for leisure activities including travel, but money is tighter when the paychecks stop at retirement. Retirees who want to travel can make those trips more affordable by taking advantage of senior discounts and through less obvious strategies. Many of the tips offered by travel experts work just as well for anyone, regardless of age, but could be especially valuable for seniors. Among them: — When traveling by air, be flexible about dates and even destinations. — Be impulsive; grab bargains when you see them. — If you're paying a lot upfront, insure your trip. Few airlines provide senior discounts anymore. American Airlines and United Airlines said they don't offer senior discounts. Delta did not respond to inquiries. Southwest Airlines does, for travelers 65 and older. It is not a set amount, a spokesman said. Southwest's website lets customers indicate that they are a senior, and their searches will include four fare … [Read more...] about Discounts to insurance: Many ways seniors can save on travel
By: Christy Woodrow Sitting right on the equator about 1,000 kilometers off the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are a wildlife lover’s dream. The islands were formed by a series of volcanic eruptions millions of years ago, and then were made home by a diverse array of animals. Then, in the 1800’s, humans found the archipelago and began to study the ecosystems there. Due to the various landscapes, land animals, and underwater adventures, visiting the Galapagos Islands has been a long-held dream of mine. I visited these islands with Andando Tours, a company who has over 40 years of experience cruising in the Galapagos. Here’s everything you need to know about cruising in the Galapagos Islands! Cruising the Galapagos Islands with Andando Tours Best Time to Visit the Galapagos While the Galapagos Islands have a wet season and a dry season, this really is a year-round destination. Each season has its own benefits, and the time of year you visit really depends on … [Read more...] about Cruising the Galapagos Islands with Andando Tours • Ordinary Traveler