London on a budget

Taylor Street Barista

London on a budget just got easier with Wotif's list of eateries that don't break the bank.

Credit where credit's due

Hat Strap

Shopping for fashion in New York is a steal, especially if you know where to go.

Thrifty travel solutions

safety pins

There are many scenarios on the road which can be handled without a credit card.

The truth about budget airlines


The reality is that flying with budget airlines is great. Just be sure to read the fine print.

Finding the cheapest time to fly

Planes at Auckland Airport

When it comes to nabbing a holiday bargain, not all months are created equal.

The best time to book is...

Couple laptop

Is it best to book well in advance or wait till the last minute to get the best price when heading overseas?

Who offers the widest seats?


Does size really matter? Surveys suggest seat width is every bit as important as legroom when flying.

The only way to see a city


It's the best way to see a city, but I didn't always do it by choice.

10 ways to save while on holiday


Before you waste your hard-earned cash on extravagant fees and added tips, consider these ideas.

The way to explore a new city?


City passes for tourists offer great discounts, but are they worth it?

5 free things to do in Milan


There is plenty to see for those whose pockets are not so deep - be it by style choice, or not.

Cattle class, it ain't that bad

economy class

It's a common travel complaint: the misery of flying economy class. Here are 5 reasons to look on the bright side.

Too young to travel?

Traveller Strap

Should you travel when you're fresh out of high school or wait until you're a little more mature?

Head south for cheap hols

Holiday Savings Strap

If you want a cheaper and less crowded summer holiday, figures suggest heading down south.

Swap houses and save

Sherry and Warwick Bishop

Smart holidaymakers are swapping houses to save on accommodation costs.

One-way vs return airfare


Why does a one-way ticket on most airlines cost almost as much as a return fare?

Road tripping on the cheap

rental car Taryn Martin

Overseas tourists seem to know more than Kiwis about how to get a hire car for virtually nothing.

How to travel solo

Solo Travel Strap

'Travelling as a person alone is difficult' but these tips will help.

20 ways to save holiday dollars

Holiday Savings Strap

Great holidays are possible on tight budgets, here's some tips to get your started.

The thrifty traveller


Consider these tried-and-true solutions for pinching your travel pennies.