Who hasn’t looked at a social media feed full of beautiful sunny beaches or exotic architecture and thought to themselves how nice it would be to have a huge travel budget. Steve Zussino from CanadianTravelHacking.com joins us to explain you don’t have to have a first-class budget, just a little inspiration and a dash of research skills. Tune in to learn how to shave hundreds of dollars off your next trip.
Some important questions discussed in this episode:
- What is the best way to comparison shop for travel deals?
- Can I save money on anything besides accommodations and airfare when I travel?
- Everyone is always talking about credit card points, but does anyone actually get free stuff?
- What is this whole Airbnb and/or House Trading thing?
- What should I watch out for in terms of fees and penalties when I travel?
Links, Tools, and Programs To Help You Travel On A Budget
- Canada’s Top Travel Rewards Cards
- Best Airline Miles Credit Cards
- Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards
- Kayak’s guide on how and when to travel
- Glen’s favorite airline is JetBlue
- Find sites that talk about discounts and deals for your specific location, like MouseSavers.com for Disney destinations.
- Rent cheaper at autoslash.com
- If you hate buying tickets and then watching prices drop check out Yapta.com
- Keep track of your awards programs with Award Wallet
- Rent unique, local accommodations at any price point at airbnb or vrbo.com
- Google Flight Search gives you a graphical representation of when prices are highest and lowest.
- Travel Hacks To Save You Money On Your Next Vacation
Panelists In This Episode:
- Special Guest: Steve Zussino | CanadianTravelHacking.com
- Glen Craig | Free From Broke
- Kyle Prevost | Young and Thrifty
- Miranda Marquit | Planting Money Seeds
- Peter Anderson | Bible Money Matters
- Tom Drake | Canadian Finance Blog
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