Travel Hacking: Cheap, Smart & Fun Travel - Travel Smart

60+ World Travel Tips: Cheap Travel. Fear of Flying. Travel Motivation & Safety. Negotiation. Social Success Abroad.
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  • Length 6 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2014 English

Course Description

  • Over 50,000 people from 182 countries enrolled in my coursess
  • Featured in "Entrepreneur" and "Business Insider" magazines
  • Explored / lived in 59 countries 
  • Winner of the first Udemy Innovation Award
  • Overall, 2000+ TOP Reviews from very happy students

10 brand new BONUS videos uploaded on 17th Sept 2016!

In this course I will share with you what I've learnt while traveling to over 57 different countries. We will discuss not only general travel advice, but I will also share with you specific tips including:
-lowering your travel costs
-staying safe abroad
-building motivation and destroying the fear of unknown
-negotiating with flea market vendors
-making friends abroadand many more.

What some students say about this course:

"Exciting Course. Really good course and packed with useful information. Specially about safety while traveling." - Dima Pokatov

"Great Course. This course is full of practical advice. Before taking this course I wasn't very confident about travelling as I had many misconceptions about it. Jimmy has cleared up all of it. Now I'm really excited about travelling. Thanks a lot Jimmy." - Niqash Najim

"Very useful course, would recommend it to anyone, who would like to broaden the horizon and conquer stereotypes about other countries and nations around the world. Bottom line: 9.5/10 - this course will be tough to beat, will definitely check out Jimmy's other courses." - Sergey Bichkov

"awesome video, awesome instructor. It is totally worth every penny I paid for this course. I feel much more confident that one day I will be a real life hacker like Jimmy". - Chao Wang

"Great! I'm really enjoying this course. Your confidence and enthusiasm is contagious!" - Bud Brown

"Great travel advice from an experienced world wanderer. Jimmy offers some great travel advice in this well produced and informative course. His laid-back style makes for easy learning. As a long term traveller myself I still found some great tips in this course that I will be adding to my own mental database of travelling knowledge and skills. I would totally second Jimmy's opinion - it is a fascinating world with so much to see.Follow Jimmy's guidelines for safe, affordable and fun-filled travel." - Ian Usher

"Worth every single dollar!!! Best course for travelling!The BEST course you can ever buy! Very good for beginners!!!!Thank you a lot! :)" - Elay Elay

"Beautifully Done! All of Jimmy Naraine's videos and courses are excellent - professionally produced with immediately useful content delivered in an engaging, entertaining manner. I highly recommend anything he does". - Sean Kearney

"Inspiring and Empowering. This is a very inspiring and empowering course. Jimmy does an excellent job at breaking down many mind-barriers". - Gary Williams

"Outstanding delivery! Jimmy rocks - watching his courses is like watching a tv show. Very fun, engaging and educational at the same time. Thanks Jimmy!" - Kirill Eremenko

"Common Sense Defined. All of the tips given are useful now and in the future because they are mostly common sense things that you may not have thought of that can save you lots of time, money and keep you safe. Excellent presentation of subject matter in nice short, to the point, lessons. The first 5 tips will save you the money of this course". - Pamela Johnson

"It's the simple things we forget.. Jimmy takes your attention back to really basic key things that we take for granted as well as thoroughly explaining the consequences of using/not using his methods clearly". - Ravindra Foolheea

What are the requirements?

  • An Open Mind

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Enjoy TV Quality Videos From Around the World
  • Practical Strategies, Techniques and Methods
  • Strategies To Cut Your Expenses
  • Learn How To Book Extremely Cheap Flights
  • How To Keep Yourself & Your Family Safe
  • Destroy the Fear of Traveling
  • How To Travel Solo
  • How To Make Friends Abroad
  • Negotiate With Flee Market Vendors (Aug bonus)
  • ... and Many More!

Who is the target audience?

  • Anybody who wants to learn how to travel smart and have fun without spending huge amounts of money. Bear in mind that I prepared the content with novice and intermediate traveler in mind. If you are an experienced traveler you may find some of the information obvious. The good news is that in July 2015 I will be uploading more detailed videos specifically designed for experienced vagabonds.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Section 1: Introduction

Traveling is the only thing you can buy that actually makes you richer and I believe that life is too short to stay in one place, because there are so many amazing things to see in this world, you simply have to push your comfort zone and take that first step. Now, once you do it I can guarantee you that you will feel ecstatic and you will start demanding more from your life.

My name is Jimmy Naraine and I created this course, because I want you to travel the world and make the most of it. I’m the author of 3 successful Udemy courses that attracted over 4000 people from around the world and are considered to be amongst the best productions available on Udemy. Working on those courses taught me what it takes to create an amazing user experience. I applied those lessons to make “Travel Hacking” the best travel course available on the market.

Travel Hacking is a complete blueprint for anyone who plans to travel. It doesn’t matter whether you are a serial globetrotter or you are planning your first trip. Tips, strategies and techniques presented in those videos will be a game changer.

Have you always wanted to travel, but the fear and lack of confidence stopped you from taking that important step. Maybe you don’t have a lot of money and want to learn strategies that will make your money worth more? or perhaps you already made that big decision to explore new territories, but don’t have any travel skills.

Would you like to learn how to stay safe abroad, book cheap flights, build relationships with local people? Do you lack motivation to take that first step and need some inspiration? Finally, are you pondering about traveling on your own, but have some doubts?
This course will cover all of it and many more topics. Fear of flying, negotiating with flee market vendors, you name it!

You will learn about all the DOs and DON’Ts and will become a smarter, more enthusiastic and well-rounded traveler. You will also save some money on each trip and those amounts add up quickly…

This course is not just theory. It’s a full blueprint packed with actionable tips based on my experiences in almost 40 different countries around the world. During my adventures I’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly. Fortunately, most of my experiences were marvellous and unforgettable. However, in this course I want to give you all the knowledge I have acquired, which includes preparing you for those unpredictable, unlucky situations.

I’ve outlined only the backbone of the course and I encourage you to go ahead and check the full list of topics yourself. Also, I want you to see the real value of this course before making any investment. This is why I’ve included several free videos you can watch RIGHT NOW.

I really hope that you will enjoy those videos and bear in mind that if you want to see more content about traveling you should check out my webpage and my youtube channel, because I’m constantly posting videos about traveling. Now, go ahead, join this community of thousands of people taking my courses, and I’m very excited to see you on the other side.

All the best,

23 Page Travel Cheatsheet - Free Download
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BONUS - My adventures in 50+ countries part 1
BONUS - My adventures in 50+ countries part 2
Section 2: Destroy The Fear of Flying
Introduction - Why Are We Afraid and Why We Shouldn't
What Are The Odds - Practical Examples That Will Shock You
Just in Case Factor
The Feeling of Falling Down - Is Perception Reality?
Section 3: Travel Safety

This section is probably the most important in the entire course. The reason is that you can learn how to book cheap flights, connect with local people, get motivated, but none of those things matter if you can't keep yourself and your family/friends safe.

In this section I will give you a ton of strategies and techniques you can use in order to stay safe abroad.


You may read a ton of guide books, but the reality is that the best way to learn about safety is... through local people.


One of the biggest mistakes people make when using a map. Don't be one of them as it may compromise your safety.


Simple, but powerful. Why/how having some coins in your pocket can save you.


One thing you should always take with you before leaving the hotel.


Master how to say "no thanks" in the local language to perfection. Here is why...


In this video I will tell you why you should start using secret pockets & will explain how to do it. You will also hear a story about me getting lost in Rio De Janeiro at night. My situation from Rio is connected to the topic of this video and I'm convinced that it will make you think.


Why confidence & sense of direction are so important when you are walking on your own.

Have a quick look
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You may know everything about safety, but if your friends lack the basic knowledge your safety may be compromised. Here's how to prevent those situations from happening.


If you start traveling a lot, there is some probability that at some point in the future you will lose one of your bags. In this video I will tell you how taking a photo next to your bag can help you if this occurs.


One of the biggest mistakes people make is keeping all their valuables (documents, cash etc.) in one place. Here's why...

Medicines / Emergency Numbers / Insurance

It's simply not enough to learn about the general safety advice. Here's why...


In this section I will share with you the most common scams used in various tourist destinations.
Instead of shooting multiple videos I decided to create a PDF with the list of the most common scams. You can refer to it to refresh your knowledge before any trip abroad.

Section 4: Cheap Travel - Lowering Expenses

In this video I will explain how you can change your spending habits in order to save more money for traveling.


If you are on a tight budget CS is something that you should definitely consider. Here's why...


Would you like to make your money worth 2,3 or even 10 times more? Here's how...


How modeling local people can save you some serious money...


Traveling off season has some tremendous benefits. I will explore some of them in the below videos...


Can off-season travel be more exciting than exploring foreign territories during the season? Yes.
Here's why...


One of the biggest benefits of traveling off season is the substantial amount of money you can save.


Another great benefit of traveling off season...

Section 5: General Advice & Tips

Would you like to learn how to get VIP treatment for FREE in clubs, bars and restaurants? In this video I will share with you strategies that work.


One thing you need to remember when you book a hotel...


Essential advice for day trips in nature...


Don't reinvent the wheel and ask local people. Here's why...


Do you hate airports? This short video will make you think and may change your perception a little bit.


One thing you need to remember about lines at the airport...


Something you always have to take into account when setting the budget for your trip...

Section 6: Booking Cheap Flights

In this section I will share with you some of the best strategies and techniques for booking cheap flights.


Can 2 flights have a smaller price tag than only 1 flight? YES and here's why...


If you travel frequently you should definitely consider getting an airline membership. Here's why...


One very useful tip for booking intercontinental flights...


Getting the best deals is all about consistency...


Instead of simply talking about it, I decided to create a special PDF with some of the best deals I managed to find online. Have a look and get inspired!

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Instead of simply talking about it, I decided to create a special PDF with some of the best deals I managed to find online. Have a look and get inspired!

Section 7: Building Motivation & Mindset

Do you need a boost of motivation for traveling? Do you want to change your mindset and start exploring the unknown? This section is for you...


I believe that traveling helps you to become a better person. here's why...


Why traveling makes you the best version of yourself...


How to stay positive when small, bad things happen to you? Go ahead and watch this video...


Never underestimate how much you can learn from local people...

Section 8: Killing Fears & Misconceptions

In this section I will address the most common fears and misconceptions pertinent to traveling.


One of the biggest misconceptions is that traveling HAS TO be dangerous. Here's why it's just a limiting belief...


In this video I will explain the difference between perceived danger and the actual danger...


Some of the nicest people you will meet on your path are those who have the least...


In this video I'm addressing another common misconception. The reality is that even if you have a full time job you can still find a way to explore the unknown. Here's how...

Section 9: Traveling Solo

Many people are afraid of traveling on their own. In this series of videos I will explain why you should take that first step and how rewarding it can be...


Many people ask me: "Don't you feel lonely when you travel on your own?"
The reality may surprise you.

What About Solo Female Travelers?
Actionable Tips For Female Travelers
How To Make Friends on the Beach?
Section 10: Making Friends Abroad & Social Dynamics
Learn Basic Phrases
What You Say vs. How You Say It
How To Make Them Feel Special
Interesting Advice For Wealthy Travelers
Section 11: Sept 2016 BONUS: Lessons Learnt From Traveling to 57 Countries
What I've Learnt From Traveling to 57 Countries - Introduction
People are actually very similar across cultures
"Traveling is dangerous" is just a perception
You can bend time to your will
Travel impacts your decision making ability
Appreciating the present moment
Being productive while traveling
Not taking your health for granted
The paradox of packing. Less is more.
Embracing spontaneity
Respect your idols, but also understand that they are just humans
Section 12: BONUS: Negotiating With Flea Market Vendors 21/9/2014
Don't Show Too Much Interest
Power of Observation
Show Them The Money!
Good Cop, Bad Cop
Before You Look At The Price Tag
What vs. Can
Section 13: FAQ
Introduction FAQ
Other FREE Resources You Can Use
Thank You
Section 14: SPECIAL BONUS: Audio Version for Your MP3/iPod

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Instructor Biography

Jimmy Naraine, Winner of Udemy's Innovation Award & 56,000+ students

Jimmy Naraine is an online entrepreneur who travels the world full time (59 countries) while teaching over 56,000 students on Udemy. He has been featured in Entrepreneur & Business Insider.

In 2014 he received a formal recognition from Udemy for his contribution to the platform. His courses were featured as bestsellers and in July 2015 he won the first Udemy Innovation Award.

You can follow Jimmy's travel adventures on his YouTube channel and Instagram profile (search the full name).

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