Welcome to our Travel Resources page.
The following collection of resources are websites, organisations, brands and products that we use on a regular (and irregular) basis when we travel.
Please note that some resources are affiliates and if you make a purchase after clicking those links, we will get a commission at no extra cost to you. Please don’t let that deter use from clicking through, any commission we receive helps us to keep this site running so we may continue to connect you will up-to-date and relevant information, contacts and products for your travels.
We all need to stay somewhere during our travels and there are a lot of options out there like beach huts, B&Bs, camp sites, hotels, hostels, etc.
Check out Hotels Combined – You can search for hotels and apartments and more types of accommodation for your holiday. This site is loved by many, including us.
For cheap accommodation check out Hostelworld. Hostelworld is our number one source for booking stays, particularly when travelling on a budget. Choose from hostels, budget hotels and bed and breakfasts.
Airfares (also see Transport)
Skyscanner is a booking site for airfares plus cars and hotels. We often use this site to find great deals on airfares.
Gear we use
TravelUniverse is a great place to search and find all sorts of travel-related gear for journeys including backpacks, travel pillows, travel clothing, etc.
Contiki – aimed at 18-35 year olds. We’ve been on a couple now and really enjoyed them. Particularly good if you are travelling on your own and have never been to a particular place before.
World Expeditions – Adventure holiday specialists.
Student ID and discount cards
ISIC – International Student Identity Card has been around a long time and provides discounts to many organisations and products around the world when you qualify for the card.
Tours for 18 – 35’s
Contiki are the worldwide leader in tours for 18-35s. Offering an unbeatable mix of sightseeing and culture in over 40 countries across 6 continents, we create hassle-free vacations for like-minded people who share a passion for discovering amazing places.
Ectaco offer many products to help you understand and communicate with other people. Their translators come in very handy.
International Rail – Train travellers (which we are one of) will love this site. Purchase your rail tickets here.
Travellers Autobarn – Sell and buy back schemes for backpackers travelling around Australia.
World Nomads – Our favourite travel insurance brand. Read terms and conditions and ensure you know what you are covered for. Don’t leave home without it.