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7 Cheap Ways for Students to Travel Abroad

7 Cheap Ways to Travel Abroad

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Having your dream trip doesn't need to make a dent in your wallet! Travel on a budget and make some great new memories with these travel tips. 

1. Stick to your budget

While you're away, there's no need for your to eat out every night. You can learn how to make the local foods, and cook them for yourself. When you go back home, you'll be able to recreate the dishes for your loved ones!

Make a plan for how much you will be spending on a daily or weekly basis and stick to it. Or even better, travel to a place where you know you will get the best bang for your buck

Whatever your plan is, don't forget to exchange your currency with us before you go. You don't want to worry about higher foreign exchange rates overseas.

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2. Volunteer abroad

Volunteering abroad might be the perfect plan for you, if you want to lower your costs and make a difference. Most volunteer travel programs provide accomodation and meals for the cost of joining the program. 

Some companies, like you'll see in this video by Frontier, offer many different volunteer programs for you to check out. 

3. Study abroad

If you're a student, studying abroad can be a great experience. You can see what life is like across the world for other students, and get enriched with culture while furthering your education. 

Did you know CXI also offers services for students traveling abroad? Learn more here

4. Travel with friends

You can minimize your costs by traveling in a group. All of your costs - including groceries, housing, and transportation - will definitely be lowered.

Not to mention that you'll have more fun doing activities with your pals across the world! Keep in mind that if you're a student traveling in a group, you may be eligible for a special group rate with CXI.

5. Plan ahead

It is important to know the best times to book your flights, your hotels, and your transport. Depending on when you book these, you could make some big savings. Don't believe us? Check out the do's and don'ts for booking your 2019 spring break travel.

6. Intern abroad

You can get experience for your career while enjoying your far off destination with an internship abroad program. Intern NZ & Intern OZ offer internship programs in New Zealand and Australia. 

7. Seek out all-inclusive packages

For many all inclusive packages, meals, transportation, accomodation, and activities are included in what you pay for. If not, they are usually discounted at a high rate. Costco offers many all-inclusive travel packages for you to check out. 


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Posted By Isabella Guevara at 09:45 AM
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