How to save money while travelling: Finance guru Queenie Tan, 26, shares the apps she uses

The finance guru, 26, on a world tour shares how she saves money using ONE simple trick

  • Finance guru Queenie Tan explained how to save money on your next vacation
  • The 26-year-old is on a trip around the world with her fiancé, Pablo
  • To save money, Queenie chooses to use the free Klook app
  • Users can browse the best deals on activities, day trips, events and transport

A popular finance guru has shared how she saves money while traveling – using the Klook shopping app, and it’s completely free to use.

Queenie Tan and her fiancé Pablo, 30, from Sydney, embarked on a global vacation from Singapore.

In a video, the 26-year-old said she swears by the app to buy deals when looking to buy tourist experiences and activities.

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Sydney finance expert Queenie Tan, 26 (left) and her fiancé Pablo, 30 (right) embarked on a global holiday from Singapore

In a video, Queenie swears by the Klook app to buy the best deals when looking to buy tourist experiences and activities

The app makes it easy to navigate, plan and book a range of activities when traveling

In a video, Queenie swears by the Klook app to buy the best deals when looking to buy tourist experiences and activities

In the video, Queenie said, “I’m going around the world and that’s how I save money on activities.”

“I use an app called Klook – you can buy cheaper tours, tickets and SIM cards on this app!”

Queenie also mentioned that you may have the option to receive cash back on certain offers just by using the app.

It makes it easy to navigate, plan and book a range of activities when traveling in Australia or overseas, and users can save money on tourist attractions, events, hotels and transport.

Klook is the perfect app to use when planning weekend getaways or major international vacations

Queenie also mentioned that you may have the option to receive cash back on certain offers just by using the app.

Klook is the perfect app to use when planning weekend getaways or major international vacations. Queenie also mentioned that you may have the option to receive cash back on certain offers just by using the app.

Queenie and Pablo began their global journey in Singapore and will then travel to London, followed by Paris, New York, Vancouver and Las Vegas before returning to Sydney.

It only cost the pair $1,000 each for all flights, as they could use Qantas points earned by using a credit card for everyday purchases.

If they had paid for the flights, Queenie said it would have cost over $10,000.

On Instagram, the helpful video has since been viewed over 25,000 times and many have thanked Queenie for sharing the recommendation.

” I never heard of it ! one person wrote, another added, “Handy to know, thanks for the tip.”

How to save money while traveling:

  • Bring food to the airport
  • Bring a bottle of water and snacks
  • Travel light so you don’t have to pay for checked baggage
  • Use a card with no foreign transaction fees
  • Book at least six weeks in advance
  • Sign up for travel newsletters and sales alerts
  • Be flexible with your travel dates
  • Check hotel prices on multiple websites
  • Use cashback services on flights and accommodation

Source: Smart Women’s Society

Last year, another smart traveler revealed how to hide extra luggage on a plane using a genius ‘pillow’ trick.

Marie Fe shared a video on Instagram and stuffed a pillowcase with excess clothes she couldn’t fit in her suitcase.

Marie and her Australian boyfriend Jake Snow have been known to share images of their travel adventures online and have developed a strong Instagram community of over 1.1 million people.

The ‘game-changing’ hack has been dubbed the ‘greatest thing ever’ by other online social media users.

Marie Fe shared a video on Instagram and stuffed a pillowcase with excess clothes she couldn't fit in her suitcase

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Marie Fe shared a video on Instagram and stuffed a pillowcase with excess clothes she couldn’t fit in her suitcase

In the short clip, Marie can be seen filling the empty pillowcase with clothes, then walking through the airport and onto the plane.

Although the pillowcase was filled with clothes, it seemed comfortable enough for Marie to rest her head on during the flight.

The smart hack can be used to save luggage space and would help avoid packing your suitcase beyond the maximum carrying limit.

How to quickly convert travel money:

Many travelers choose to use the Wise app to convert travel money into different currencies

Users can save up to 85% when spending abroad, withdraw up to AUD 350 in cash per month for free, and use Google or Apple Pay immediately

The website claims the Wise Card can be used “almost anywhere debit cards are accepted”

Source: Wise

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