Here are the resources I use to plan and book my travels, and I want to help you to plan your travels too. If you choose to do so through this site, I get a small commission which goes towards running this site and there’s no extra cost to you.
Skyscanner has been my trusted go-to flight search engine and booking app for years.
BOOKING FLIGHTS AND TRAVEL FROM THE USA?
BOOKING FLIGHTS FROM DUBAI AND THE REST OF THE UAE?
flydubai has amazing and affordable rates to destinations in Europe and Asia and I fly with them very frequently because it’s so budget-friendly.
I usually check and compare accommodation prices on HotelsCombined. But I have to admit I am a big fan of Airbnb- what could be better than living like a local in a new city? If you like the idea of living in a private apartment or private room in a local’s home, then use my Airbnb discount code. Otherwise, browse hotels and apartments below:
Travel insurance is a must, regardless of how much on a budget you’re traveling and where you’re going. I’ve been trusting World Nomads travel insurance since my early years of travel and their service is always prompt and friendly.
Why buy travel insurance from World Nomads.com?
- Backed by specialist insurers and global assistance partners.
- Buy Online, even if you’ve already left home.
- Buy more cover and claim online while travelling.
- Covers a range of adventure sports and activities.
- Give a little back and support a community development project.
RENT A CAR
Check and compare car rental rates before you book:
RAIL TRAVEL IN EUROPE
If you’re traveling to Europe, know that it’s home to an excellent railway network and it’s worth flying between cities in Europe if you’re traveling on a budget. Book tickets for rail travel throughout Europe:
Though my usual travel style is independent, sometimes tours make sense, if you’re going somewhere that’s hard to get to, is expensive to visit on your own, or when you don’t have the time to plan. Browse short and long tours, trips and day trips here:
I’m old-fashioned, I love my Lonely Planet guides. They’re the first guides I used to plan my earliest travels and I have a collection of Lonely Planet guides from almost everywhere I’ve been. You can get yours here: