Budget & Finances

Top 10 Reasons to Backpack Budget Travel Europe

Top 10 Reasons to Backpack Budget Travel EuropeThese days more and more people are recognizing the fact that traveling while you’re young is more advisable than traveling only when you’re settled down with a family or retired. While the latter time of one’s life is likely to be more financially stable for comfortable travel, it is also a time of either too... Read More »

10 Budget Hostels in Europe to Check Out

There are thousands of cheap hostels in Europe so picking which one might be best for your needs could get a little tricky. To help point you in the right direction, we’ve compiled a list of some great budget hostels in Europe for you to check out. If you’re backpacking Europe, we highly recommend you... Read More »

Backpacking Europe Finances: Apply for McDonalds Jobs

Making enough money to finance your backpacking trip to Europe can be quite a daunting task.The first $1,000 you save is always a doozy. It’s the hardest money saving psychological barrier to cross, especially if you have always been bad at managing your... Read More »

Three Backpackers from Texas Denied Entry to Ireland

This is pretty strange because it’s not normal that Ireland denies entry to American travelers. One of their customs agents must have had a serious grudge against America or and American citizen to create such a stir. Irish police are investigating... Read More »

How To Bring Your Travel Dreams To Reality. 5 Steps To Get In The Game (5 Of 5)

TravelPUNK.com’s exclusive series- “How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (5 of 5) 5. Save your money. Okay, the topic that you’ve all been dreading- Money. This is the one thing that holds most people back from traveling. In fact, we took a poll a few months... Read More »

Saving Money for Traveling

A current topic on our forums lists some good tips on saving money for traveling. This is a key area that stops most people from converting from “dreamer” to “traveler.” One of our TravelPUNK members, PhilBill, posted his list of “10 Simple living Tips to Help You Live Your Dreams” which will help all of... Read More »

Forum Topics: 10 days for London and How much is too much?

posted by: petros I stumbled on some cheap fares ($640ish) from SFO to Heathrow. I was planning a big Europe trip in 2009, but there is no reason I can’t do this in addition to the other trip. Class is out in the beginning of May, and I want to leave as soon as I... Read More »

Forum Topics: 14 days for 1st time Eurotripper!

posted by: joe7f Hey guys and gals, Two friends of mine from back home are coming to visit me in Europe. They are really excited but price is a huge concern for them. I am recommending the following route (they also want to stay with my sister (pugkeys) and me the entire time so we... Read More »

Forum Topics: Some Money Questions from a New Traveler!

Hey guys! I’m doing a working holiday in London this summer and I’ve got a few money issues. Bare with me because I’ve hardly ever been out of the states and I need a little help, please. 1) I contacted my bank about using my debit card in the UK and they told me that... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Europe Trip Budget and Finances (Part 7)

This is a 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. 8. Backpacking Europe Trip Budget and Finances Budgeting for your trip is dependent on many things. It all depends on what kind of trip you want. I saw website that said that you can travel for... Read More »

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