Finding the right company to use for your travels, can be overwhelming. In the last 8 years of travelling, I have seen my fair share of bad, good and amazing companies. The list you see below are companies that are tried and true!
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If you are wanting more of local experience, Couchsurfing is the way to go. Stay on someone couch or spare room for free! And meet amazing locals.
Get the chance to stay in more unique locations and have a place to yourself. This site connects homeowners who rent out their homes or apartments.
This platform has a wide selection of accommodation for any budget, all for no money upfront! Find budget hotels or more premium ones.
One of my favorite places to book for hostels. Reserve ahead of time and check out what each hostel offers. I love that you can just pay a portion of the cost when reserving and the rest later.
Take care of peoples pets and homes while they are away, in exchange for free housing.
Find hotels in asia!
Sleeping In Airports
Find out the sleeping options in airports and if they are friendly to overnight stays
For more information on how to find the best accommodation, visit this article
She multiple transportation options from point A to point B.
A great way to travel cheaply by paying for a seat in someone’s car, already going to your destination.
Japan Rail Pass
The cheapest way to see more of Japan. Buy your pass before entering japan for the best deals.
A great resource for finding rentalcars.
Since I am mainly based out of Austin, I am always looking for great flight deals. This website by far has amazing deals. They also deals for San Antonio, Dallas, New York and more.
Cheap flights for students!
Google Flights lets you enter your departure airport, with no destination. Allowing you to see where your can fly to for the cheapest. This site is by far the best for flights.
For more information on how to find a cheap flight, visit this article with all my tips.
I have used Tmobile all over the world, with free roaming included in many countries.
Keep connected to your services from home. Get past geolocation locked sites.
With service available all over the world for a flat monthly fee it’s hard to beat.
Things to do
A great site to look for travel packages and tours
A site with strange and unique places to visit on your trip
Find things to do around you and meet some new people!
A great place to host your site when getting started. Their low prices are hard to beat.
Create mailing list
Helps speed up your site
A great resource for finding remote work online.
So far my go to travel insurance
Pay people or get paid, through borderless payments
Another great way to receive and send payments
Great resource for using your creditcard points and more
Chase Sapphire Preffered
No foreign transaction fees and extra points on travel