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Cheap family accommodation – how we travel far on a budget!

Cheap family accommodation – how we travel far on a budget!

Cheap family accommodation is the cornerstone of budget family travel.  If you can find a reasonably priced place to lay your and your kids heads at night that is safe, clean and comfortable then you’re going to really increase your chances of having a great holiday. Of course, budgets are relative and what is cheap for one family may be way out of budget for another.  My advice for you if you’re not sure what to do is to try…

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House sitting long term – how we saved thousands on accommodation

House sitting long term – how we saved thousands on accommodation

House and pet sitting is something we had tried and enjoyed on previous trips and we knew that house sitting long term was something we really wanted to do more of on this trip.   Our first long term house sitting job came at a great time – we’d just finished up our Route 66 trip in America which was quite intense and we were back in the UK travelling long term and with no end date in sight. This was the…

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Europe in a campervan – our pre trip costs

Europe in a campervan – our pre trip costs

When we decided that we’d travel around Europe in a campervan for our big trip, we felt it would be quite a budget way of doing it. Of course, travel budgets are bandied about quite a lot and I’ve said before that we intend this trip to be at the very budget end of the scale.  We’ll try to detail our costs as the trip progresses so anyone else wanting to try to do this kind of trip has some…

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What’s your travel budget?

What’s your travel budget?

I’ve hinted before that we’ll be on a *very* budget trip this year but I haven’t quite said much about it all.  There’s a couple of reasons for that, firstly I didn’t know if we’d be able to save enough (we may still be short – we’ll see!) and also, I don’t know if it’s completely unrealistic. There are a lots of posts around the internet which spout numbers and ideas for how much it costs to travel and what…

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