Budget Travel

Want to travel the world but feel like your South African passport and shitty currency is holding you back?

The good news is that you don’t need a lot of money to explore far-flung destinations around the globe. Even though the South African Rand has been devalued to junk status, that doesn’t mean travelling abroad is a pipe dream.

There are tons of countries that are still cheap to explore – and most of them are visa-free!

How does renting an entire villa out in Bali for R 600 sound? Or going out for lunch and only spending R 20? Budget travel is still possible for South Africans if you know where to look and how to make the most out of your hard earned Rands.

Here are my best budget travel tips for South Africans that will show you how to see your own country and the rest of the world for less!

How To Travel Europe on a Budget: A Complete Guide

Travelling Europe on a budget is possible! All you need is flexibility, planning and a dash of frugality to get the most out of your Rands.

Italy

3 Days in Rome: The Perfect Itinerary for Budget Travellers

Heading to the Eternal City on a tight budget? Discover how to see all of the top sights for FREE with only 3 days in Rome.

Italy

How To Travel Rome on a Budget as a South African

A trip to Rome on a budget is possible for frugal South African travellers. Here’s how you can see The Eternal City for less than R 2,000.00 a week!

Malaysia

How to Backpack Sepilok, Borneo on a Budget

Sepilok, Borneo is a super affordable destination for South Africans. Find out how to eat, sleep and see Borneo on a budget for only R 2, 238.00.

Thailand

How To Travel Krabi on a Budget With Less Than R2,000

You don’t need a ton of money to visit Thailand. Even as a South African, it’s possible to travel Krabi on a budget and only spend R 250.00 per day.

Why You Should Use a VPN When Travelling Abroad

Want to find cheap flights and protect your unencrypted data? Here’s everything you need to know about using a VPN when travelling abroad.

Want to find cheap flights and protect your unencrypted data? Here's everything you need to know about using a VPN when travelling abroad.
Indonesia

How to Travel Bali on a Budget as a Frugal South African

A week in Bali can cost as little as R 1,500. Here’s how to travel Bali on a budget and explore this tropical island paradise without breaking the bank!

10 of the Cheapest African Countries to Visit

Want to explore Africa on a budget? Here are the cheapest African countries to visit for frugal South African travellers!

Turkey

How To Eat, Sleep & Explore Istanbul On The Cheap

Travelling as a South African and on a tight budget? Here’s how you can eat, sleep and explore Istanbul on less than R400 a day!