Month: August 2016

Traveling Without Money


We all know that one of the main reason people are unable to travel is the lack of money. The majority of people work hard their whole life, have low-paid positions and travels only in their dreams. But here’s the truth — in order to travel YOU DO NOT NEED A LOT OF MONEY. You can earn money for your journey during 6-12 months (it means that you will have enough money to lead a normal life: rent an apartment, buy food, buy some clothes, and then save the rest of your earnings for travel!). You will need around $1000-$2000 to travel for one month. There are several ways to get the money: save money, earn more and start a FundMyTravel Campaign. If you are a student, you can easily make more money on student term papers by helping students save their time. In this blog post, you will get some tips on how to travel on a budget.

1. Use the ”Bonus” programs of different airlines.

Thanks to airlines, you can fly free of charge or with significant savings. The essence of most rewards programs is as follows: you accumulate “miles” and use them when you purchase tickets. Miles are awarded for purchases in shops in case you pay with a credit (debit) card that are the partner of the ‘Bonus’ program. You can get these miles even when you buy a ticket or by writing simple reviews of attractions and hotels around the world. In general, read more on the programs available, as it’s a very good way for travelers to save a big.

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What Type of Fundraiser Are You?

What Type of fundraiser are you- (2)
Take our fundraising quiz and find out what type of fundraiser you are!

How often do you work on your campaign?

A. Every day
B. Once a week
C. Twice a month
D. Still haven’t finished the campaign
E. I don’t have a login yet

Have you completed any offline fundraising for your campaign? (example: a bake sale)

A. Yes! I have done offline fundraising as well
B. I have an offline fundraising event planned
C. Does searching through couch cushions count as fundraising?
D. I checked out FundMyTravel’s fundraising toolkit but haven’t done anything yet
E. I haven’t completed any offline fundraising yet

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10 Reasons to Start a Crowdfunding Campaign

There is no doubt that traveling has become extremely expensive over the years. However, you should not let the high expenses deter you from going on your dream holiday. People, who love to travel, are always looking for newer and effective ways to gather finance and crowdfunding is a great way to finance one’s travel. In fact, a lot of people are taking to this method of getting their travel funded through crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is here to stay and there are a number of reasons that you should start a FundMyTravel campaign for traveling. Here are 10 strong reasons as to why you should start your own crowdfunding campaign. Check these out and get motivated:

Get a Large Number of Eager Donors

The best thing about starting a crowdfunding campaign for your travel is that the people who will support your campaign, and will be excited about your trip, will contribute to make it possible for you to take your dream vacation. So, let us say if you are writing a book on an African safari to promote the tourism of that Africa. People will find your trip to be meaningful and your travel to Africa may even end up promoting your book as well.

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Trip Itinerary: Five Details you’ll want to Get Right the First Time

Trip Itinerary Five Details You'll Want to Get Right the First Time

Taking a vacation is always exciting. New adventures and opportunities await. However, the planning can be daunting. Where should you start? For any trip, designing and keeping an itinerary can help make your adventure more enjoyable. Below are some ideas to help make your packing and itinerary process a lot easier.

Plan Ahead

From the moment you decide you’re taking the trip, you should start working on an itinerary. You’ll probably go through multiple drafts, but developing a plan early will allow you to capitalize the most of your trip. Think of all the things you want to do and list them all, regardless of price or time. From there you can trim up your list by removing activities you can’t afford, attractions that won’t be open, or restaurants where you can’t get a reservation. By the time you get the final itinerary, you will be happy no matter how it turns out because it will have only the things you wanted from the start.

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