Gap years need money, there’s no way around it. Granted not as much as you think, but unless you’re very lucky, you’re likely to have your eye on the bank balance before, during and after your year abroad. There are many ways to minimise your worry on this subject though and we’re here to help.
Read on for tried and tested advice on how you can reduce your expenditure along the whole experience. We’ve got fundraising tips, saving tips, spending advice and how you can enjoy the whole gap year experience on the tightest budget possible.
Our gappers have written awesome budget guides to the top cities and we’ve got great advice on haggling and bartering your way around the world on your gap year. There are also a few gems on prepaid cards, credit cards and just generally managing your money on the road. Financially speaking, reading every post here could be the best thing you ever do.
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Learn to budget like a travel blogger and maybe one day you'll get to travel as much as they do too. Read on for the tried and tested expert's advice...