An Intentional Travelers Guide to Unconventional Budget Accommodations: Creative Ways to Save Money on Transformational Travel – Michelle C. Chang

Budget travel beyond the hostel, with a fresh perspective on how to save your travel dollars. Crack the code to meaningful, impactful and low-cost trips by tackling one of the biggest trip expenses: lodging.
Unconventional Budget Accommodations opens doors to more meaningful, transformational experiences with locals while saving money and allowing you to travel longer and dig deeper in each place.
Skip the trial-and-error stage of unconventional budget accommodation strategies like work exchanges, house-sitting, homestays, and other travel hacks.
This book will help you to…
– Stretch your money – travel for a full month, at the same cost or less, of a typical one-week vacation
– Leverage the sharing economy to live rent-free in some of the most desirable destinations
– Skip the trial-and-error stage with house-sitting, work exchanges, Couchsurfing, and other platforms by applying lessons learned from case studies
– Arm yourself with check lists and practical, step by step guidance to get the most out of each accommodation experience
– Leave behind cookie cutter tours and standardized hotel experiences for more meaningful independent travel without sacrificing comfort and privacy
This book is for you if…
– You want to travel more but don’t have unlimited funds.
– You are budget-conscious and want to be responsible with your money, but you’re not interested in “cheapening” your travel experiences.
– You love learning about new cultures.
– You appreciate authentic local experiences.
– You don’t mind putting in a little extra effort if it means saving money and having a more satisfying experience.