How to Travel the World on $50 a Day: Third Edition: Travel Cheaper, Longer, Smarter

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Penguin, Jan 6, 2015 - Travel - 336 pages
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New York Times bestseller!

No money? No problem. You can start packing your bags for that trip you’ve been dreaming a lifetime about.

For more than half a decade, Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has been showing readers of his enormously popular travel blog that traveling isn’t expensive and that it’s affordable to all. He proves that as long as you think out of the box and travel like locals, your trip doesn’t have to break your bank, nor do you need to give up luxury.

How to Travel the World on $50 a Day reveals Nomadic Matt’s tips, tricks, and secrets to comfortable budget travel based on his experience traveling the world without giving up the sushi meals and comfortable beds he enjoys. Offering a blend of advice ranging from travel hacking to smart banking, you’ll learn how to:

* Avoid paying bank fees anywhere in the world
* Earn thousands of free frequent flyer points
* Find discount travel cards that can save on hostels, tours, and transportation
* Get cheap (or free) plane tickets

Whether it’s a two-week, two-month, or two-year trip, Nomadic Matt shows you how to stretch your money further so you can travel cheaper, smarter, and longer.

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User Review  - Completely_Melanie - LibraryThing

This book was so informative and incredibly helpful! I have already started using some of the tips that I have learned from this book and applying them to a trip I am taking this summer. I will probably even bring this book along with me over the summer as well. Read full review

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User Review  - nicole_a_davis - LibraryThing

Primarily geared at young (20-something) single people without a career or family or other responsibilities to worry about, who could easily leave a job and travel for an indefinite period of time ... Read full review

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Praise for How to Travel the World on 50 a
Is Travel Really Too Expensive?
Banking Overseas
Airline Tickets
Buying a Backpack
a Travel Discount Card
What to Do with Your Stuff
Tips for Saving Money on Transportation
Tips for Saving Money on Activities
New Zealand
Southeast Asia
Central America

The Savings MindSet
Tips for Saving Money on Accommodations
Tips for Saving Money on Food and Beverages
South America

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About the author (2015)

Matt Kepnes is a native of Boston but calls the world home now. After a trip to Thailand in 2005 inspired him to travel more, he quit his job and set off around the world. More than six years later, he is still exploring new lands and helping others do the same.

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