Everyone gets bitten by the travel bug and traveling is encouraged. Some people seem to be able to just get up and go, for others it takes a little more time and preparation. Some people don’t travel at all. The main reason for people not traveling in the lack of money. Though that is a very viable reason not to travel, there are ways to travel for less and sometimes free. You have to be open to try new things and traveling will no longer be an obstacle. Money is not always needed to get what you want. Bartering is still a way to gain things. Here is a list of ways to travel for cheap.
House-Swap or Rent Out Your Home The movie The Holiday, made this option possible. Of course, this requires you to have a house. There are various websites like, homeexchange.com, homexchangevacation.com or homebase-hols.com that provide online classifieds for owners to advertise their house. The length of time for exchanges depends on the needs of the two parties swapping houses. Another alternative for those travellers lucky enough to be property owners is to rent out your home. This also depends on how long you plan on being away. Screen candidates very carefully and thoroughly. This is your home after all.