25 Ways To Travel Cheap And See The World

Posted by on September 3, 2012

Climb Mt. Everest, see the Eiffel Tower, bike across Africa…everyone wants to go somewhere and do something. Unfortunately, many times our dreams and aspirations are cut short by things like time and money. Our goal with this list is to give you some ideas as to how you can get around these roadblocks and finally start checking things off of your bucketlist. So get your passport ready because these are 25 ways to travel cheap and see the world!


House Swap

Although some of you may not be comfortable with the idea of someone else staying in your home, over the last few decades the idea of trading houses with another family for a few months has been gaining popularity.


House Sit

Another option you have at your disposal is to take care of someone’s house while they are out of town. You can easily find a gig like this on various forums. It’s a free place stay in exchange for walking a dog and watering the plants. It doesn’t get much better than that.



By volunteering for a good cause you won’t just be helping out earthquake victims or taking care of orphans but potentially also getting your flight, housing, and sometimes even food taken care of. Keep in mind that most organizations of this type will require a significant type commitment (at least 1-2 years).



If you are lucky enough to have your own property then renting it out while your are on vacation is potentially a good way to keep your bank account full while you’re on the road.



Although this is a very efficient method of getting around sometimes it can be hard to arrange. Try searching travel forums or even asking around at the hostel you’re staying at. If you don’t manage to find anything you can always…