Most people would like to travel more than they do, but because of the costs, decide to stay closer to home.
But traveling doesn’t have to be expensive.
As a travel consultant for five years, I helped clients find the best traveling options based on their schedules, budgets, and other needs. Along the way, I discovered plenty of tricks to save money on my own travels, which I continue to use to this day.
While you are probably aware of common money-saving tricks like joining a frequent flyer program or booking an Airbnb instead of a hotel, you might not be aware of some lesser-known strategies.
Here are nine of the best ways to save money while traveling that I learned on the job.