Sleep on the cheap
- Nick likes to take an air mattress and sleep in the back of the car.
- Majeed recommends Thermarest Base Camp air mattress for comfort in car camping.
- Jim says he’ll find a cheap hotel or sleep in Wal-Mart.
- Nick uses Hotels.com app and earns free nights. Jim uses Expedia app, swipes right, and has the room booked.
Getting cheap flights
The biggest factor is booking at the right time of year. Jim recommends purchasing airline tickets 8-10 weeks away from date of travel for International travel outside of the U.S. 6-8 weeks for travel within the U.S.
Majeed recommends booking flights within the U.S. about 45 days beforehand.
Clip coupons, start with Groupon!
Nick recommends shopping at grocery stores, take coolers, avoid fast food even though it’s tempting; Get a hotel with a breakfast!
You’re earning money when you travel, if your photography makes money.
Government pays you $.56/mile when you travel for photography.