Tips for budget travel in Curacao

Tips for budget travel in Curacao

Few Caribbean islands can offer such amazing diving sports as Curacao. But scuba diving is just one of many reasons to book a trip to Curacao. This small island in the Netherlands Antilles is also great for fishing, and has numerous family-friendly beaches not to mention great shopping and restaurants. Curacao has also a range of hotels and resorts that make it suitable for all pockets, and thus an ideal family and wedding destination. With some advance planning and money-wise decisions, ... [ read more ]

Visit Guadeloupe on a Budget

Visit Guadeloupe on a Budget

If you fancy spending your next holiday on a tropical island, with hot golden sand under your feet, an ultramarine sea in front of you and the mysterious jungle at your back, then maybe you should consider booking a trio to Guadeloupe. With its French heritage and tens of fabulous diving spots, Guadeloupe attracts visitors from all ages and categories, from adventurers to luxury-seekers. Most importantly, Guadeloupe can be one of the most affordable destinations in the Caribbean, presumin... [ read more ]

Tips for cutting costs during your Caribbean holiday

Tips for cutting costs during your Caribbean holiday

When you and your family are far away on a beautiful beach, enjoying the tropical sun, one of the last things that crosses (or should cross) your mind is money. This is quite understandable: who would want to spend their vacation constantly worrying about money? However, before you can let go of this delicate subject, it's important to be aware of the hidden and unexpected costs some your holiday might apply. With a little forward thinking a careful planning, you might be able to avoid unnec... [ read more ]

Guide to finding cheap transport in St Martin

Guide to finding cheap transport in St Martin

The superb Caribbean island of St Martin is known for many things: its half French, half Dutch administration; its numerous duty-free shops; and its beautiful beaches. Also, the island's positioning on a main cruise ship route, make the island one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean. For all the above mentioned reasons, those planning a Caribbean vacation might as well consider St Martin as a possible destination. Finding a convenient travel deal has never been easier, so I ... [ read more ]

Cheap Caribbean Destinations for Christmas 2012

Cheap Caribbean Destinations for Christmas 2012

So let's say you are a bit bored with all that Christmas madness this year, are in no mood to shop for the perfect tree, freeze on your roof while hanging the Christmas lights or wait for hours for that turkey to roast. Well, it doesn't have to be so, and the solution is quite simple: take your family and fly to the Caribbean. December is the peak season in the Caribbean, when you are likely to encounter the best possible weather.  Of course, vacations during this period can be a little mor... [ read more ]

Budget-Friendly Destinations in the Caribbean

Budget-Friendly Destinations in the Caribbean

There are many factors to take into consideration when planning a budget escape in the sunny Caribbean – air fares, type of  accommodation, local currency are just a few of them. One must also take into consideration that some Caribbean destinations are more likely to be pocket friendly that others. For examples, different local currencies might seriously affect prices: for a US tourists, countries using euros will be pricier than those using the dollar. Also, the busy resorts and big por... [ read more ]

Budget Travel to the Caribbean

Budget Travel to the Caribbean

Learning how to travel cheap to the Caribbean is certainly a useful skill. When it comes to such exotic vacations, the plane fare is usually the most expensive part of the whole trip, so knowing how to find the best deal and insure a reliable and inexpensive journey can bring a considerable contribution to the success of your vacation. The two most common ways to get to the Caribbean are cruises and planes, so in today’s post on budget travel to the Caribbean I try to give you some suggest... [ read more ]

A Backpacker's Guide to the Caribbean

A Backpacker’s Guide to the Caribbean

The Caribbean represent a terrific holiday destination but to what exempt they can be visited on a budget? Well, if budgeting implies booking a 3-star accommodation instead of a 5-star, chain hotel, then your plan is easily achievable. But if you are planning to backpack travel in the Caribbean, you’ll have to do some serious research before adventuring yourself in this trip. I my short backpacker’s guide to the Caribbean I will try to establish some guidelines for those seeking adventur... [ read more ]