One main concern of students and young people in the travelsphere is how they can afford their travels. There’s good news and bad news associated with this – which one do you want to hear first? Well, the bad news is that travel can be expensive. With airfare prices and tuition costs rising, it can be hard to justify spending money on travel. I understand this sentiment just as much as anyone.

But the good news is that travel doesn’t have to be expensive, and for students there are many ways to minimize your costs. With scholarships that are exclusively available to students, you can offset the costs of participating in educational or volunteer programs abroad. Student discounts are everywhere, and sometimes these can save you a ton of money.

Here are a couple of resources for helping you get started with financing your travels:

Overview

Earning Money for Travel

Budgeting for Your Trip

Minimizing Your Costs

Return of Investment

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