A lot of people express an interest in places like Budapest, Morocco, Maldives, Bali, and sure – I post great deals that fly directly there.
But Daniel – our most veteran JGOOT traveler has been actively sharing tips in our private Facebook group of how he’s visited about a dozen countries since April, and I got inspired to share one of his most recent tips. (If you haven’t read his story, it’s quite inspiring. Click here to read it.)
One of the best ways to get an even better deal is to fly somewhere close, and then grab a commuter plane/train/ferry to that destination. Not only can you save a few hundred dollars per passenger on airfare, but you’ll get to check multiple countries off your list.
- Instead of Getting a $600 or $700 flight to Morocco, grab a $350 flight to Malaga Spain, and take the $20 scenic ferry ride across the straight of Gibraltar.
- Instead of spending the $1000 to $2000 rack-rage it often costs to fly to Bali, grab a flight almost anywhere in Southeast Asia for $400, and take a $50 commuter flight to Bali.
- A flight to Budapest or Croatia can easily set you back $1000. However, I regularly find flights under $400 or $500 to Italy, Switzerland, France, and London – and you’d be shocked at how inexpensive it is to get from those countries to Croatia or Budapest.
To check rates I’ve found to any of the above areas, simply visit the “Where” section of your JGOOT premium member site.