You may be thinking to yourself, what is luxurybackpacking? How is that even possible? Well in this blog post we will be showing you exactly what it is, and how you can become a luxury backpacker just like us in no time, without spending anymore money!
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“The best things in life are free. The second-best things are very, very expensive.” ~ Coco Chanel
So what exactly is luxurybackpacking?
luxurybackpacking is a term we use to someone who travels in luxury and style, but on a backpackers budget. It’s pretty much what it says on the tin. It is travel at its finest, with the backpacking element still in it – because after all, that’s where the adventure happens!
We would never give up our backpacks when on the road, but at the same time we are luxury travellers. We have come to know some great tips and tricks to help do this, and we want to help others like you to travel in luxury on a backpackers budget, because who wouldn’t want that?!
Who is a luxurybackpacker?
To be honest, anyone can be a luxurybackpacker as long as they know how to. You don’t need to be uber rich, all you need is knowledge and experience.
Are you someone who loves the finer things in life? You crave a little luxury whilst on the road? You wanderlust about amazing Instagram accounts like this one? Or you love the aspects about backpacking, but are rather put off by the idea of leaving behind your home comforts and certainly don’t fancy those dodgy hostels and the chicken buses? Well you’ve come to the right place!
How to become a luxurybackpacker?
Gaining all the knowledge and experience to travel hacking and planning isn’t going to appear overnight. It will take some time, but trust us if you’re dedicated and wanting a little luxury and indulgence in your life without spending anymore, it is whole heartedly worth it.
We have a number of blog posts to help you get started:
- How to get 18% off every hotel you book
- Beginners Guide to ITA Matrix
- 25 simple ways to save money for travelling
- Our favourite booking platforms for hotels
- Our favourite booking platforms for flights
- The best value sky bar in Bangkok
- The cheapest pool villas in the world
Either way, you’re looking for a bit more of a luxurious experience than your typical staying-in-hostels, eating-street-vendor-food, and traveling-on-the-cheap backpacking vacation style. The good news is that even if you’re operating on a pretty tight budget, you can make this happen. Here are just a few tips:
- Pick the right destination
- Be flexible
- Sign up for reward programs
- Join frequent flyer forums and chat rooms
- Research, Research and Research
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