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How to Get the Best Out of Hostelling

courtesy of HostelBookers

Today's breed of hostels is making it even easier to travel on a budget. Hostels are definitely improving their game and the industry is in fact very competitive. This is great news for backpackers who reap the benefits of properties constantly playing a game of one-upmanship with each other offering more and more facilities. So, to make sure you are getting the best out of hostelling, here is a useful checklist to ensure you get the most for money.

Travelling Abroad

Mrs. Frugal

If you enjoy travelling abroad but lack a sizeable travel budget, consider an international volunteer program. If you have two to three weeks, want to enjoy travelling abroad and give back at the same time, we encourage you to check them out.

Luxury Hostels: Stay in Style and Save Money


Gone are the days of amenity-free hostels. More luxury hostel offerings have launched to cater to the next generation of traveler, who demands tech-savvy functions, cultural immersion and less pain on the pocketbook.

Traveling Abroad? 10 Ways to Protect Your Money


A world-record traveler tells how to avoid a range of rip-offs when you go abroad. Here are some tips and pointers for staying safe that he picked up along the way.

6 Ways to Prep your Finances for International Travel


Whether your travel international destination is near or far, setting aside some time to prepare your finances beforehand can pay dividends. Follow this 6-step financial checklist before you embark on an international trip.

5 Moves to Save Money on Overseas Travel


Want to have a seamless trip overseas? Then make sure you hammer out a checklist of money moves before leaving. Preparing a budget, getting currency exchange quotes and checking on foreign ATM bank fees can leave you more time -- and money -- for swank Parisian cafes. Here are five money moves that can help you avoid mad dashes for cash while traipsing the cobblestones of Florence, Italy.

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Currency Exchange when Traveling


If you're not careful, currency conversion fees can cost more than you expect. To get the best bang for your U.S. dollar abroad, update your knowledge of currency exchange. Before your next trip, take a look at the best and worst methods of currency exchange. By using the best practices and avoiding the worst, you'll save money on your next trip.

Could you earn $50 while junior naps? Here's 5 possible extra money sources to put your naptime plans in motion.

5 Tips for European Travel on a Budget


European travel on the cheap is tougher to achieve. Luckily, experts have plenty of tips for slashing costs on European travel this summer.

6 Overseas Vacation Destinations on the Cheap


Turn on the news, and it seems yet another country is in an economic tailspin. But a country's fiscal woes could mean good fortune for U.S. travelers. Here's a rundown of the cheapest and (relatively) safest destinations where your dollar will stretch further.

8 Ways to Boost the Value of Your Dollar During International Travel


Are there smart ways to stretch your dollar during international travel? Although the value of the dollar fluctuates, it generally has been down in recent years against the euro, pound and yen. Well-traveled bloggers, expats, authors and other experts suggested eight dollar-boosting tips for spring or summer vacations abroad.

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