With warmer weather approaching, young people are itching to flee their hometowns for a change of scenery. But they’re usually stopped in their tracks after checking the cost of airfare, housing and entertainment. Fret not, homie! There are tons of free online resources that will quell your excuses.

Here are a few awesome sites that will help aspirant nomads cut the high prices usually associated with traveling:

 

Shut up and Go

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Adorable BFF Youtube personalities, Damon and Jo quit their day jobs and made a living out of living all while documenting the good, bad and ugly along the way. The chronic travelers provide life hacks like:

  • Key phrases that should be learned in every language
  • How to pimp the AirBnB system
  • Best non-touristy spots to visit
  • The formula to scoring super cheap airfare

The pair also run an extremely helpful blog that breaks down all the mistakes they’ve made during their travels so you won’t have to make the same ones.

 

FrugalTravelGuy

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FrugalTravelGuy.com is like that one friend  that always has their sh-t together and has an answer for everything and you secretly hate them for it but you still ask tons of questions because you know they’ll have all the answers (Sway).

 

The Points Guy

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As the title suggests, it is thee go-to resource for all things travel rewards points and frequent flyer miles. If you have a credit/debit card and an open mind, this site is for you.

 

Travel Noire

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By now, I’m sure you’ve heard of this amazing site but if you haven’t, let me be the first to say that with just one visit, your life will be changed. Travel Noire aggregates helpful travel tips, beautiful photography and personal journeys from fellow travelers of color from around the globe. If you need inspiration to get your a– up and see some world, this is it.

 

MADE by Jasmine Browley