Every year thousands of people dream about strapping on a backpack and embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through Europe, but they are often discouraged by the perceived cost and daunting idea of traveling abroad. This travel resource is the ideal guide for students, backpackers, flashpackers, and budget-minded travelers who want to reduce their travel costs without sacrificing the quality of their travel.
It identifies the common travel mistakes that waste valuable time and money, and shows the proper techniques to ensure a safe and successful adventure abroad.
This guide has in-depth advice for:
Estimating your daily budget and the total cost of travel
Finding the best price on airfare
Planning a logical and efficient itinerary
Traveling by plane, train, bus, and automobile
Choosing the right backpack, luggage, and travel gear
Selecting what to wear and packing light
Saving money as you travel
Selecting the best hostels and making friends on the road
Picking the right rail pass
Staying safe and avoiding pickpockets
Traveling alone or with friends
Using electronics and technology
And much more!
After reading The Savvy Backpacker’s Guide to Europe on a Budget, you’ll be able to explore Europe without breaking the bank.