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Travelling the world can be scary for some people. Our website is here to provide you with travel tips and to help you to get out of your comfort zone so that you can start to enjoy travel in a different way. If you are familiar with all inclusive hotels but you want to experience the country’s customs and learn something from your travel, you need to learn to remove your prejudices and make an effort to meet the locals. When you open your mind to different cultures, you will return from your travels with the most beautiful experiences. You will discover places where ordinary tourists just don’t go. Imagine the pleasure of finding yourself in the middle of nowhere and having the time to enjoy a simple moment in front of an extraordinary landscape.
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Below you will find good advice about how to travel safely and how to save money whilst you are travelling.
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Best Accommodation Companies
Below are my three best companies for accommodation. The first one is Booking.com which is the best website to compare accommodation around the world. Most of the hotels or rooms are payable at the property which means you can cancel and if you aren’t too close to the date you lose nothing. It saved me a lot of money when my flight to San Francisco was cancelled. The second is the best site if you love pets. Trusted Housesitters is a website where you can have FREE accommodation in exchange of taking care of a pet. You can read my article about how to travel for free for more information about house-sitting. The last one is Belvilla. This site is for travellers who want to have the freedom of being in a luxurious villa. These villas are ideal for families and you can cook, relax after a day trip.
For those who travel in Dorset and want an authentic cottage, below is the website you need to visit. Do you want to know more about Dorset? Read our article about things to do in Dorset
Maybe you want the best deal on the web, or you plan your holidays at the last minute. For the best hotels availability at the best price, you need to check Lastminute website. Late Rooms is going to find you a great deal. You have nothing to lose by trying, so click on the box below.
Best Rental Car
If you need to rent a car for your trip, I advise you to stay with well known rental companies, especially in Mexico where there are plenty of scams. If you travel in Europe, the best one is Europcar. I have used them many times and have never had any complaints.
Travelling by train is the best way to see the wonders of Europe, and with Rail Europe you can see 28 countries and 15,000 cities and towns in Europe with the widest selection of train tickets and rail passes. Eurail Global Pass is the best solution to travel in Europe, check out our article about the Eurail Global Pass
For all others journey train ticket check below the RailEurope
Transportation in Asia
12Go.Asia is one of the largest online travel agencies in Southeast Asia, which offers online booking of ground and water transport services.
They sell tickets for 7000 routes between 3000 stations in 7 Asian countries: Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei. Myanmar, Indonesia and Philippines. with 12Go Asia you can exclusively purchase Thai Railways tickets online.
They have already helped more than 250,000 travellers from around the world to get from point A to point B: with no worries, lines, over payments and with a high quality service guarantee.
Do you want to skip the line, or buy a city pass to save money? Here are the ones I have used. Go city is where you can buy a package for the best activities in the city and you will save a lot of money by using it.
For in depth guide tours with a local or just being able to skip the queue, I use Getyourguide. Click on the banner below to find your city.
Don’t underestimate the importance of travel insurance. When our recent trip to San Francisco was cancelled, we were so relieved and happy to be able to reclaim our money for unused hotels, tickets, etc. Check out the box below for good deals. Look out for the special insurance designed for backpackers! .
Post Office Travel Insurance
If you don’t want to do the research for yourself and if you prefer to have a full package holiday, take a close look at Icelolly. Ideal for city breaks or longer vacations.