SkyscannerIf you are looking for the cheapest and most convenient flights, Skyscanner is the best platform to start. Next to searching for specific flight routes and dates, you can also leave both the airport of departure and the designation open as well as look for flexible dates within a whole month. This way you not only find the very best flight for your next trip, but also get great inspiration for new adventures!
MomondoAnother great flight search engine is Momondo, which compares all flights for your preferred travel route and dates. You can also search for open jaw flights and thereby can book several flights for your next great adventure already, potentially also saving some money this way!
AirBnBThere’s nothing better than coming home. And thanks to AirBnB you no longer need to miss this feeling when traveling. With AirBnB you stay in real homes, in lovely apartments and hip districts amongst locals. So every day, after yet another great adventure, you are actually coming home.
Booking.comBooking.com is great if you are looking for last minute hotel deals. Especially if you are traveling through Europe or South Africa, for example, Booking.com sometimes offers real bargains. And the best part: you can still stay very flexible and even book your rooms on the day you want to check-in!
AgodaAgoda is like South East Asia’s Booking.com. On this platform you can get the same great deals for cheap hotel rooms by maintaining your flexibility at the same time. If you book a few days in advance, or even on the day of check-in, you can safe up to 75% o your booking!
HRSIf you are looking for great hotel rooms in Germany, Austria or Switzerland, HRS is where you want to start looking. The platform also offers great holiday apartments and even houses, and it’s perfect when you are planning a short city break in one of these three countries!
HostelworldYou love having lots of like minded people around you and are simply looking for a place to crash? Expensive hotel rooms and empty hotel bars are not quite your fit? Then Hostelworld is where you want to look for accommodation! From budget to design-navy and a little more expensive, Hostelworld offers the biggest choice of hostel rooms worldwide!
CouchSurfingIf you love diving into foreign cultures and don’t mind sleeping on a foreigner’s couch, you should definitely try couch surfing! You stay at a strangers home, take part in their daily routine and often meet wonderful people who have great stories to tell! And even better: you stay absolutely for free!
GoCambioAre you a good guitar player, or do you perfectly speak French? Then think about exchanging your skills for a free bed! On GoCambio you can offer your skills and look for people who’re interested in attaining them as well. You won’t be paid for your teaching, but instead you get a comfy bed and stay with a local!
Trusted HousesittersOn Trusted Housesitters people are looking for people that take care of their homes and pets while they are hitting the road themselves. From small studios and apartments, to huge residencies and even castles, from cats, dogs, fish and birds, to even horses and big farms, you can find anything on Trusted Housesitters! And most of the times you stay for free – you just need to pay a fee for being part of the platform.
STA TravelSTA Travel is the specialist when it comes to organising trips for young adventurers. The often have great flight deals and even offer great packages tailored to your needs. If you simply don’t like planning your trip yourself, just go for STA Travel!
SixtYou probably know Sixt from its funny and sometimes a little provocative commercials but also besides that Sixt has a lot to offer: It is not only one of the biggest rental car companies in Germany but also pretty big in the rest of Europe and the world, covering 105 countries in total! Additionally Sixt offers a huge selection of different car brands!
HertzHertz is rather a down-to-earth car rental provider and is present in 40 countries worldwide. With Hertz you can easily book online but also have the chance to pay on-site. You don’t need to pay any cancellation or other hidden fees if your travel plans change. In addition you can earn points and miles with every booking you make!
Europe CarEurope Car is one of the leading companies in Europe and also offers good services worldwide. There are more than 10.000 Europe Car stations in about 140 countries. Further, you can register for the free privilege card program and earn miles, receive a couple of different discounts and your booking is secured even if you arrive later!
Britz CampervansAre you looking for the ultimate adventure and pure freedom? Then road trips with a camper are just right for you! We’ve already traveled in different countries with a camper and can definitely recommend you to book with Britz Campervans. You get a good camper here and a great service for a good price!
Holiday PiratesIf you are looking for cheap travel deals check Holiday Pirates! Every day several new deals are posted, from single return flights, to accommodation or all inclusive packages. You can use the site both for last minute trips, but also if you are planning your next adventure well in advance. Just check it daily to not miss any great deal!
L’TUR Last MinuteL’TUR is also great for last minute deals and especially if you are looking to travel cheaply by train in Germany. You can get really cheap train tickets on this site, usually one week prior to the day of departure. As such you can get a ticket from Cologne to Berlin for as few as 19€.
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Hanse MerkurHanse Merkur offers really great services and many different insurances for your travels. If you are traveling for less than a year, you can opt for an ordinary travel health insurance. In case you are planning to go on a bigger adventure that last over a year, Hanse Merkur offers a really great longtime travel insurance that coffers up to 5 years of traveling!
WorldNomadsWorldNomads is known amongst traveler for its great Explorer Plan. This is the insurance for adventurers, who love being on the road for longer without having to worry at all. The Explorer Plan not only includes a travel health insurance, but also a luggage insurance and a travel cancelation insurance!
STA TravelWith STA Travel you get both a classic travel insurance as well as additional insurances that can save you trouble and unplanned costs when traveling. In addition, you can choose between different packages, so get exactly what you need. And if you are traveling with your partner or friend, you can save even more thanks to the family rate!
DKB-Visa-CardWith DKB credit card you can withdraw money for free worldwide and don’t need to worry about hidden costs at all. Even if the bank or the machine requests a fee you get it paid back from DBK. In addition, it’s completely for free and you can easily apply for it. We’ve used this credit card since many years and saved a lot of money thanks to it! Definitely recommendable!
BarclayCard Visa GoldWith the Visa Gold BarclayCard you can withdraw in the Euro zone for free, outside you will have to pay a 1,99% fee for every transaction made. In the first year you don’t pay anything for your credit card, afterwards a yearly fee applies. But: you have a great travel insurance included!
Miles&More MasterCard GoldThe Miles&More credit card is perfect if you really travel a lot and mostly travel by plane. You can pay with it like using a regular credit card and get one or two miles per Euro credited depending on the program. These miles enable you to get upgrades or even flights for free! However, this comes with a cost of 95€ per year.
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OspreyOsprey has great experiences when it comes to designing backpacks and you can also tell by looking at the quality and functionality of the bags. They are very comfy to wear and the workmanship is simply great – it will last for a lot of adventures! We’ve especially fallen in love with the Far Point 40 model, which is a great backpack if you wish to travel cary on only!
PacsafeAs the name promises Pacsafe offers extraordinary safe backpacks. The backpacks from Pacsafe are equiped with an exceptionally good lock system that make it pretty hard for thieves to steal anything from you. We especially love the Pacsafe Venturesafe 45: it looks really great and you can even use it as carry on luggage for your trips!
DeuterDeuter is THE backpack brand per se and offers a great variety of good models: from small daypacks and hand luggage backpacks to really good regular sized backpacks. But please take some time to find the right model and size for you. Good thing: the brand also offers a great choice of different colors!
Eagle CreekDid you know that there are bags who make packing easier for you and put your backpack in order? Packing cubes! Eagle Creek is especially known with travelers for its Pack-it Cubes: small bags you can pack your stuff in and thereby compromise the size. With these helpful little things you can even take more with you and keep everything in order!
TatonkaIf you love functional clothes and equipment, have a look at German outdoor brand Tatonka! Their clothes are made from light materials and especially their shirts are very flexible and their hoody jackets always keep you warm and comfy! You can also find high-quality backpacks and tents from Tatonka – perfect for any outdoor adventures!
Jack WolfskinJack Wolfskin not only offers functional but also very stylish clothes for your adventures on the road. Most of them are made out of light materials and thereby are perfect for your travels. We honestly just love the whole collection! It looks very cool and is very comfortable to wear too!
The North FaceIf you like the extreme and are especially up for adventures in the north, the clothes from The North Face are just perfect for you. Cozy, warm and super functional – every long hike and even extreme climbing trails are fun wearing these clothes! Additionally, the travel bags like the duffle bag from The North Face are very handy as well!
MammutMammut is the perfect brand for hardcore adventurers and people who like it even more extreme than extreme. Mountain hiking, climbing, snow boot hikes of several days – no matter how extreme and high, Mammut has the right equipment for you. We can especially recommend the hiking boots!
SchöffelYou’re just looking for comfortable and functional clothes and are neither extreme nor boring? Then the clothes from Schöffel fit best to you! Here you find simple and especially functional clothes which keep you warm, dry and comfortable. We particularly love the rain jackets and hoodies from Schöffel!
Fjäll RävenThe classic from Schweden. Fjäll Räven offers cool outdoor clothes and especially the small daypack named Kanken recently became very popular in the whole world. Not only on the streets of hip Berlin Kreuzberg or on long hikes in the mountains, this backpack always comes handy! Actually, all their clothes are great for urban and nature adventures alike!
GlobetrotterWith Globetrotter you get everything that make your adventurous heart beat faster. From perfect outdoor clothes of renowned brands to climbing equipment as well as small and big tents for a night in the wilderness – at Globetrotter you find what you’re looking for, no matter which adventure you’re planning to go on!