Have you ever said to yourself “I wish I could travel more, but it is so expensive”? This course will show you how to be an expert budget traveler with over 100 actionable easy to use money saving strategies in this course. These money saving strategies can be used for all your future trips saving you thousands or more. You’ll learn how to find the best prices for flights, accommodations, transportation, tours, activities, souvenirs, and food. You’ll even learn possible strategies to find often free accommodation, food, and even great experiences. The course also covers the basics of how to use credit cards and loyalty program to earn free travel.
The course includes over 100 actionable money saving strategies and tips you can use to save money on your next trip. It includes over 2 hours of easy to follow videos and presentations. There are also links to dozens of useful money saving websites, tools, and other resources.
Learn more about our Budget Travel Hacking 101 course, your instructor, and what we will be covering together.
We will go over our course objectives and also go through a brief exercise to help you identify your goals.
We will go over the structure of the course and what is included through out the course.
Learn more about budget travel and the budget travel mindset. You can approach any trip with the budget travel mindset.
We'll discuss various ways to find free accommodation on your trip and other long term free accommodation options.
This lecture we cover a variety of budget accommodations options including some not so common ones. All these options really open up many possibilities for your next trip.
We'll go over useful easy to follow tips for finding the best price on flights. Make sure to check out the included PDF under the resources section.
We'll discover a variety of budget transportation options that can help you save money and learn more about your destination.
We'll look at some great websites for finding the best budget transportation options.
We'll cover some great tips for learning how to lower your food budget, experience local culture, and eat healthier on your trips.
Learn more about different types of tour operators, how to normally find the best price, and how to approach big ticket trips.
We'll define what we mean by "bargaining" and cover the basics of bargaining. You'll also learn about different approaches in a wide variety of situations you come across traveling. The bargaining PDF in the resource section includes step by step scripts.
Here we will learn about the basics of travel hacking and how to get started earning free travel.
Learn a variety of strategies for maximizing your budget and how to save the most money traveling.
We are coming to the end of course and we have learned so much. I wanted to encourage everyone to get started planning your trip and make your travel dreams happen. Please, let me now if you have any questions or feedback on the course.
These are amazing free resources that will help you on your next trip.
David Sofield has visited nearly 50 countries, and lived in 8 different ones over the last decade. He is the founder of International Travel HQ which offers courses and consulting in travel safety, travel health, and cultural awareness. International Travel HQ offers tailored programs for individuals, businesses, study abroad programs, NGOs, and mission trips. When not empowering people to have a better experience overseas, you’ll usually find him up in the mountains trekking, skiing, kayaking, or enjoying a beautiful lake.