In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age
of 38. Now, into their 4th decade of this
financially independent lifestyle, they invite you
to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.
5 Money Saving Travel Tips
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli
Knowing your particular traveling style can make your adventures to exotic
locations run more smoothly. Each style brings advantages and disadvantages. Do
you know yours?
On the island of Boracay in the
Philippines, a boat is local transportation
you are a Vacationer with limited travel time, you will probably be staying in
more expensive hotels and eating most of your meals out in tourist-priced
restaurants. Organized tours with a paid guide will appeal to you instead of
venturing out on your own by taking local transport and being armed with a
personal travel book and your own maps.
you are a Visitor, you might have a little longer time frame in which to enjoy a
place and perhaps you have found that you like to do more things independently.
You probably speak some survival phrases in the native tongue and will choose to
dine in local eateries.
Veteran Traveler, you will have no time limit on your travels other than the
country’s visa restrictions. It is likely that you have a working knowledge of
the local language and an individual traveling style based on internal
motivation. A Veteran will be more inclined to hire a private driver, shop in
the local markets for supplies and is not afraid of eating native specialties
sold by street vendors.
In Philippine cities, jeepneys are the
local way to get around
matter which description suits you, the following tips can save you money while
on the road.
lower cost destinations like Eastern Europe,
Latin America, or
Asia. You will
get more bang for your buck in every category such as housing, transportation,
food and entertainment.
during low season to take advantage of the bargains which hungry vendors and
hotels offer at these times.
the local markets and grab some food to
make your own
meals. Use the kitchen in
your rented apartment or in your hostel. Make peanut butter sandwiches to bring
with you, have some fruit and pastry for breakfast or carry trail mix to snack
on during the day. In this way, you won’t need to go out for each meal.
In Laos, these colorful 3-wheel tuk-tuks
are the main transport
public transport to get to your destinations or if you are traveling with
others, hire a private driver and share the cost.
souvenirs unless they are lightweight and small. The more you purchase,
the heavier your bags are. You could find that you must pay a fee for checked
luggage or need an extra bag all together.
you employ these time-tested tips you will find your savings will be
considerable, allowing you to experience more on your trip.
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About the Authors
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are
recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on
topics of finance, medical tourism and world travel. With the wealth of
information they share on their award winning website RetireEarlyLifestyle.com,
they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since
1991. They wrote the popular books, The
Adventurer’s Guide to Early Retirement and Your
Retirement Dream IS Possible available on their website
Early Lifestyle appeals to a different
kind of person – the person who prizes their
independence, values their time, and who doesn’t
want to mindlessly follow the crowd.
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