• about the frugal singaporean traveller

    An avid traveller with two feet on the ground, undeterred by rising cost of travelling, satisfies her wanderlust on a shoestring budget and shares the tips and tricks for a lower cost yet equally gratifying vacation

  • All Hail Budget Travel

    We all deserve a vacation and there's nothing better than touring your favourite destination within means and having more than enough for a little more extras along the way.

    Here's a tribute to all things budget with relevant tips and practical advise to all Singaporeans and non-Singaporean travellers.

EARNING AIR MILES BY CREDIT CARD

Well, it may not be as easy to earn miles in Singapore than in the United States of America, it sure isn’t difficult either. For most of us who do not have the luxury to travel for business, here are some tips to clocking miles faster and more efficiently. Advertisements

TOP BUDGET AIRLINES IN SINGAPORE

The rise of budget airlines definitely changed the way people travel. It may have it’s fair share of cons like unpunctuality, tight legroom, low baggage allowance etc, proper planning will still get you to places and have you smiling for catching a steal.

WEEKEND ESCAPADES

Asia has one of the most beautiful beaches and islands that warrants that weekend getaways from the hustle and bustle of city life. With a favourable exchange rate, there’s no better time to venture into the blues.

TOP TRAVEL DEAL SITES

Heard of the daily-deal site such as Groupon or Deal.com.sg? These daily deal sites offer steep discount from F&B to beauty services and of course, travel packages as well. Offers are usually packages with air flights and hotels to regional countries e.g. Bali, Hong Kong, Bangkok & Tokyo. There may not be travel deals on … Continue reading

EARNING FREQUENT FLYER MILES BY AIR TICKET PURCHASE

The basics of earning and accumulating your frequent flyer miles will include knowing your airline alliance and the different classification of your air ticket. Having equipped with these information will allow you to make full informed decision and empowering you to capitalise on your ticket purchase.

SNAGGING CHEAP TRAVEL GUIDES

Travel guides are one of my favourite things while travelling solo. You never know when plans change and there’s no internet and language is a barrier, travel guides will be your next best thing to travelling smart….

TOP 10 TRAVEL MAGAZINES

Travel magazines are one of my sources of inspiration for new places to travel, reminiscing vacations taken previously and learning from the experiences of other travellers. While most travel magazines on the racks focused too much on luxury travel, top hotels and paid advertising, I find the following magazines offering more substance and content suited … Continue reading

WHERE WANDERLUST MEETS REALI$M

Saving up for my RTW trip in 2012 (hopefully) and doing research for my itinerary. Lots to plan from the route, budget etc… I will be sharing some tips and research materials for those that may be planning a similar trip as well… Stay tuned!