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6 Things I Always Regret Packing

Raise your hand if you like packing… I’m going to assume that not many people raised their hands. Let’s just be honest — packing sucks! If you’re like me, I usually leave it until the night before the flight leaves. I’m usually spending longer than necessary trying to figure out what to bring, looking at […]

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Top 5 Things To Do In Melbourne Under $50

Melbourne isn’t exactly the cheapest city to visit. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t cheap things to do! If you’re looking for discounted tours, Backpacker Deals offers a whole range of activities at affordable prices. You can take a day trip to the Yarra Valley, explore the Great Ocean Road, or go on a food […]

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Hostels vs. AirBnBs: Which is Right for You?

If you’re a backpacker in need of accommodation, hostels may seem like the obvious choice. They’ve come to be known as the standard for affordable and flexible lodging in most parts of the world. But since AirBnB has started gaining traction, many young and/or budget-conscious travellers have been choosing this as an alternative option. While […]

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Making the Most of your Travel Money: the Backpacker’s Budget

So your tickets are booked, your bags packed, and your bank account is on the decline. Your savings have taken quite the hit (punch) and it’s completely messing with that post-booking high you’ve been riding. The journey is all mapped out, but the finances seem a little slimmer than they should before a big trip. […]

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10 of the best hostels in Australia

Accommodation is important when you’re travelling. Whether you’re spending your days exploring the Outback, road tripping the East Coast or hiking in Tassie, you want a nice comfy bed to come back to. And a great atmosphere, free breakfast and onsite bar doesn’t hurt either! Australia’s got plenty of amazing hostels to suit every style […]

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