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Budgeting: How To Make Sure Your Travel Budget Is Realistic

Posted by Tracey Pedersen on 27 August 2013 | 2 Comments


Hopefully you’ve come to grips with the difference between a household budget and a travel budget.  Understanding that difference is a key part of making your money last for the whole of your trip. So when it comes time to budget for a 6 month trip or even a whole year away you might not be too sure of exactly where to start. 

Why A Travel Budget Is Different From A Household Budget

Posted by Tracey Pedersen on 27 August 2013 | 2 Comments


When you decide you’re going to travel the world one of the first tasks you’ll need to consider will be your travel budget.  Your travel budget will determine how long you can travel and the places you can go on those travels.  Whether you stay in hostels and eat two minute noodles every night or whether you can visit every single tourist attraction you come across and sample all of the local delicacies!

Travelling around Europe as a family for less

Posted by Tracy Burns on 6 September 2012 | 4 Comments


Transportation costs are a huge part of any family travel budget for Europe. Back when you were travelling solo or as a couple, Eurail passes probably made a lot of sense but as a family the cost can be frightening. So what are the other options?

Cutting the cost of family accommodation

Posted by Tracy Burns on 7 April 2012 | 6 Comments


Accommodation is a huge part of any travelling families budget, especially if you are travelling in Europe, Australia, New Zealand or North America. You can't really avoid it but you can reduce your costs. We're sharing some of our best tips for doing just that.

Travel budgeting tips

Posted by Tracy Burns on 10 March 2012 | 5 Comments


Tips for preparing your budget and sticking to it while on the road, along with links to other budget articles from long term family travellers.

Cost of Living: Phuket, Thailand

Posted by Billy Bradley on 9 August 2011 | 13 Comments


Considering stopping for a few months or longer on your family travels? Phuket in Thailand is a great choice for families. Here's a breakdown of the basic costs written by the Sattvic family who are living there right now.

How To Fund Your Vagabond Travels

Posted by Justin Mussler on 28 July 2011 | 3 Comments


This is the big question right? How do you find the money to make that dream of spending a year in Thailand or raising your kids in the south of France a reality? Justin and his family are preparing for their life-long adventure now and are considering every budget method possible. Here are his top tips!

Cost of Living: Penang, Malaysia

Posted by Tracy Burns on 21 July 2011 | 44 Comments


Penang in Malaysia is a fantastic place for families to stop for a few months  ... or longer. It's historic and culturally diverse, offers a great mix of city and beach living, delicious food, good education, easy access to entertainment and healthcare, and friendly people. Here's a breakdown of the cost of living in Penang for a family. 

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