More Adventure, Less Money: 10 Tips For More Affordable Travel Now

Cheaper travel doesn't have to mean putting your dream destination on hold. Now more than ever, outfitters and lodge owners will work to deliver the trip of a lifetime–at a price you can afford. In our June/July 2009 issue, contributing editor Kimberly Brown Seely reveals ten ways to capitalize on the new economy of adventure. From her perspective, there are two ways to ride out the recession: Stay in, mope, and prepare for the financial apocalypse, or "take advantage of the unprecedented travel deals out there." Here are a few pointers, then read the full article here.

1. Go farther, stay longer.

2. Plan ahead…or procrastinate.

3. Use sweat equity.

4. Recalibrate your costs.

5. Follow the dynamic dollar.

6. Find the local option.

7. Think like a luddite.

8. House swap.

9. Travel in packs.

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10. Know the seasonal advantage.

Read about each of these tips in "More Adventure, Less Money" >>

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