Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Four Ways to Free or Low Cost Travel

1. Free lodging!
Find a pen friend. Maybe you haven't thought of this. Its the best solution to your budget problems, but you cant have it overnight! Greek people are hospitable and so are other countries people if you become friends with. Its the simplest thing to do if you like writing letters or just exchanging cards and souvenirs. Ive done it and a lot of othe
r people have, why not you? Your friend will probably be happy to put you up for a couple of nights and show you around as well. The other alternative is to exchange your house/flat with somebody elses abroad. There is a site online that will help you find a place.

2. Low cost travel
Stay at campsites. The cheapest alternative to free lodging, at least in Greece. You save money and have fun.

3. Invest on a bike.
If you like cycling, then you can do it. In Greece you can cycle to most places and see areas that are worth visiting. You can easily rent a bike.

4. Rent a room in a village or at the port
There are families who rent rooms in their own house ; cheaper than hotel rooms but you have to follow the rules. Where can you find them?
Watch the port area if you come by ship. There are people who approach you and tell you about their own rooms around the area, at low prices. Sometimes you can even bargain to get a better price.

Well, if all these don't suit you and you may own a caravan, you don't have to worry about lodgings. You can stay at campsites at low cost, at the side of the road or even in a field for free. You can also hire a caravan and share the expenses, if you travel with friends. Don't know where to find one? Greece is ideal for travelling at low cost. But you must be inventive and explore all the sources available.

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