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7 Ways to Travel While Enrolled in College

While you’re in college, there are plenty of things you have on your plate to do or prepare for. There are full-time courses to worry about and potentially a job you might work to help pay the many expensive fees school brings. Even while you’re handling all that college is putting on your schedule, you can still have big dreams and goals you want to accomplish.

If one of those dreams is traveling, you’re in luck. There are ways you can still go to your favorite destinations while you’re in school. You won’t be set back in your course schedule, and you don’t have to go into debt to do it, either. Check out some of our tips for traveling in college and see which one is right for you. You may be able to travel more often than you thought just by learning about the resources that are already available.

1. Use Study Abroad Programs

If your school has study abroad programs, chances are good you’ve already seen posters for them or heard students talking about which ones are the best. Study abroad is a fantastic way to travel while you’re a student, because you get to take classes at schools in the countries you want to see. Some last for a semester and some are longer, but they’re all offered at prices that would be cheaper than traveling there on your own after graduation. Talk with your advisor about participating next semester.

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Get Your Fix: 5 Ways to Get More Travel in Your Life

Travel provides the perfect opportunity to check out new places and cultures. It expands your mind, and the memories you create will stay with you the rest of your life. The challenge is finding the time to travel, especially if you lead a busy life or don’t have much disposable income to put towards trips. But with the right strategy, those excuses will be a thing of the past. Here are five great ways to start traveling more often.

Set up Travel Alerts

If you’re open regarding where you travel, then you should definitely set up alerts from a few travel websites so that you’re instantly notified of any deals. Airlines and hotels often release huge discounts out of nowhere when they’re looking to make a few more sales, and this is one of those situations where if you snooze, you lose. You can also set up alerts for specific routes and areas if you have a trip idea in mind already.

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Make Life Easier While Managing Your Travel and Work

In today’s world, you can leave your work but your work won’t leave you. We have our work responsibilities and we are really busy. But sometimes we need to get out of our cubicles and wander off to beautiful places. But hey, when you finally decide to wander off, you are delegated an important assignment to complete, a meeting to attend, etc. Hence, the travel gets delayed or you end up having to work in the middle of your exciting trip.

We all have become somewhat like ‘Road warriors’.  While work is our necessity it’s not always easy to do it while you travel. However, the following tips can help professionals who travel frequently handle their jobs and trips more effectively.

Have The Right Tools

Before you leave, get equipped with the right tools. Having the right tools is vital to your game plan. These are the things which become more important when you have an online meeting or a job interview. You don’t want to find yourself scrambling at the last-minute to get everything you need.

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Saving The Planet One Trip At a Time

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We know eating healthy, exercising regularly, and relieving stress is good for us. But did you know travel may be just as beneficial? Traveling is exciting and pushes us outside our comfort zones into new cultures and experiences. It is also said to enhance creativity, relieve stress, and boost mental health.

Now imagine gaining all the many benefits of traveling while also making a positive impact on the world. Could you take your vacations and travel plans and use them to help save the planet? There are plenty of people already using travel as a gateway to helping animals and humans in need.

If you’re interested in making a positive impact on the world while traveling, but you’re not quite sure how to fund your ventures, keep reading. Here’s a few ways people like you are achieving it all and how you can too:

Saving the Big Cats in Africa

Have you always been an animal lover and wish to help protect the wild cats of the world from the cruelty of humans? Keep reading for Kerra’s story and how she’s saving the big cats in Africa.

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How To Financially Prepare For Transportation When Traveling

Unless you’re driving your own car to a destination and using it for the duration of your stay, you’re going to need a plan for how to get from point A to point B. If you want to go anywhere, you need to budget for transportation costs. Consider your budget, and think about everything you want to do when you set foot in your new destination.

How Are You Getting to Your Destination?

If you need to get to your destination by bus, plane, or train, this is the longest haul of your travel. It’s going to be the most expensive transportation cost, making it one of the most important costs to economize. By booking your tickets as far in advance as possible, you’ll be able to secure the lowest cost. Some companies, particularly bus and plane companies, may have special fares for select days. Slightly adapting the length of your trip might help you save hundreds.

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