Getting ready for take-off?

Planning a trip can be quite time consuming and you most likely spend a lot of time researching the best flight and transport options, best destinations, outstanding adventures, accommodations and travel equipment. Travelling (cheap) takes time and planning ahead!

We want to provide you with a selection of our best travel resources to ease your adventure planning.

Cheap Flights
Bus Travel
  • Flixbus: Europe’s bus monopol which expanded enormously and has the biggest bus network. Customer Service is not great though!
  • Hellö: new bus line originating in Austria with cheap fares to Germany, Croatia, Italy, etc.
  • Megabus: Fares starting from 1$ or 1€
  • Greyhound US
  • Bold Bus
  • Greyhound Australia: Convenient hop on-hop off buses with hilarious drivers
  • Eurolines: Travel cheaply through Europe in comfortable buses
Train Travel
Car Rental
Cruise Travel
Cheap Accomodation
  • Couchsurfing: Get off the tourist path and dive more into the local culture by staying with locals! Your experience will be much richer than from staying in 5* hotels or even hostels
  • Airbnb: Get $25 off your first stay when you sign up here
  • Hotels Combined: Great platform to start your search for cheap accomodation
  • Booking.com: Has a great deals and a huge network of hostels and hotels
  • Agoda: You will definitely find some of the lowest prices on this booking site
  • Priceline: Name your own price!
  • HostelWorld
  • HostelBookers
  • Hotels Tonight: For your very last-minute bookings
Travel Guides
  • Lonely Planet eBooks: You don’t want to carry heavy guide books with you? No problem, Lonely planet has you covered. Just buy their PDF versions and save them on your phone, iPad or Laptop and have them always with you!
  • Like a local guide: tips from locals, if you ever need a guide in Munich, book me directly and I am happy to show you around here and create a custom tour for you!
  • Cool Cousin: network of locals with is expanding drastically to new cities, Munich will soon be up and I am one of their first ‘Cousins’ – get in touch with me or just view my map. Also download the app for when you are on the road.
  • Tours by locals: free and paid walking tours around the world
  • Free Tours: all kind of tours, guides work for tips
  • Wikitravel: offers great advice on city trips
  • Buggle: Guides from inside travelers to you, a lot of them are free
Travel Insurance
Adventure Travel Companies
  • G Adventures: Offers a wide selection of small-group tours, safaris and expeditions and many more adventure tours
Our favorite Travel Apps
  • Hotel Tonight: Book a room tonight for great discounted prices!
  • Hostelbookers
  • Yelp: Find bars and restaurants closeby whereever you are
  • Tripadvisor: Find ratings to tour agencies, restaurants, bars and more
  • Duolingo: Want to learn a new language? Prepare yourself with that useful app!
  • Roadtrippers: A usefool tool for creating travel maps
  • Hipmunk: Great app to find cheap flights, hotels, cars and more
  • Uber: Need a quick ride to the airport? Take Uber for a cheaper taxi fare!
  • Hopper: To check on potential flights regularly
  • Google Trips: Has potential and can collect your reservations and bookings in one spot
Other useful Travel Resources
  • Dropbox: Back your photos, copy of travel documents & Co. up online! This is the safest option and you can access it from any device with wifi.
  • Skype: Use skype to stay in touch with your friends and family
Our Packing List and where to buy your gear:
  • Decathlon: really great deals on outdoor and travel gear
  • Globetrotter: Germany based, higher end products
  • REI: High end outdoor store
  • Amazon: Obviously there is always Amazon
 
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