Today, fewer and fewer people are going on holiday. We can attribute this to financial reasons, in fact, most people believe that it is very expensive to go on holiday. However, there are low-cost ways to travel. Nannybag brings you tips to reduce the cost of your holidays!

When you’re on holiday holidays with family or with friends, solo or as a couple, there are ways to reduce costs . Whether it is accommodation, transport, little pleasure… All you need to know are the right tips for a low-cost holiday. You‘ll find out you can do it without compromising on the magic of the trip!

One of the biggest obstacles in planning, and very often the first thing we check is transportation. You immediately imagine flights at several hundred euros! But there are solutions that are much cheaper solution, more pleasant and even environmentally friendly. Starting with Flixbus, the bus service that connects more than 2000 cities across 28 European countries. Although, when you say bus, you think long, uncomfortable journeys, Flixbus desagree! The service guarantees the most comfortable bus experience possible, with WI-Fi, electrical outlets, toilets, snacks and drinks, and above all, legroom! Oh, and the icing on the cake, the price range starts at €2.99.

But Flixbus is not the only option, you also have companies like OUIbus, joining the family of low-cost bus transport.

If the bus is not for you, other cheap transportation methods also exist! Specifically certain trains, carpooling, and even some flights. To find the best transport solution for your trip, we strongly advise you to use comparison sites, such as Omio, which, in a few seconds, will find you the transport solution best suited to your needs!

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🇺🇦 Explore the capital of Ukraine with FlixBus! 📍 Kiev has plenty of things to offer, so grab your backpack 🎒, good selfie-taking camera 🤳, and hop on one of our green buses! 🚌⁠⠀⠀ ⁠⠀⠀ ⬇️ Our quick-guide itinerary: ⬇️⁠⠀⠀ ⁠⠀⠀ 👉 Admire the stunning baroque architecture of the historic St. Sophia cathedral, situated directly in the city center. ⛪⁠⠀⠀ ⁠⠀⠀ 👉 Visit the park of glory and take a look at (and a snap of 📸) the giant Mother Motherland statue. Tip: if you’re a history fan, there’s also a large WW2 museum built right in the pedestal!⁠⠀⠀ ⁠⠀⠀ 👉 Stroll around Andriyivskyy Descent, AKA the Montmartre of Kiev, and discover loads of beautiful artwork displayed by various artists along the way. 🖼️🎨⁠⠀⠀ ⁠⠀⠀ 👉 Stop in one of many posh cafes and restaurants and enjoy local cuisine options (we recommend sampling Varenyky or Cabbage Borshch 😋)⁠⠀⠀ ⁠⠀⠀ 👉 Experience vibrant nightlife with some of the best techno scenes in the whole of Europe! 🕺🎶⁠⠀⠀ ⁠⠀⠀ #Kievgram #Kievlife #Kievlove #FlixBus #GoGreen

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Now that the transportation problem is behind us, we will have to organise the process on site.

First of all, on arrival, we advise you not to waste a second to enjoy the destination. And the solution to storm the city without dragging your luggage is Nannybag. This is a collaborative and secure baggage check-in service. The service allows you to leave your bags, luggage or other objects that may clutter you, but also to have a first contact with the locals and immediately enjoy the destination. You can also trust that your luggage is safe as it is monitored and sealed! In case of any issue, the customer service is at your disposal days a week. Count 6 euros per piece of luggage kept for the day, then 4 euros extra for each additional day. Nannybag is an essential part of any successful trip!

After a busy day enjoying the city, the next step is to go back to your accommodation and rest. There too, you can save money, rather than a hotel, why not opt for a hostel?Contrary to popular belief, hostels are not only for students and it may surprise you. Hostelling International hostels offer you comfortable and convivial accommodation, anywhere in the world, with a wide range of services, including meals and assistance in organizing activities. You can be  sure you are in good hands with hostels. Howeverdon’t forget that you still have the better-known services like Airbnb a benchmark in terms of quality and price.

You are now well settled, but you still have a few days of vacation to fill!

If the directions given to you by the hostel staff were not enough, there are still other ways to find activities. One of the most original and economical solutions is Good Spot. The principle is simple, Good spot puts you in contact with amateur guides and city experts, who will help you to discover the best places and share their passions with you! It is economical, easy, unique, and the site applies quality control to all guides.

If your activity has triggered your appetite and you don’t want to go back to the hostel for lunch, the obvious solution to find a restaurant is TripAdvisor. But if you are looking for more specialized suggestions, feel free to use applications such as Yelp or Opentable to find and book in a restaurant. For vegetarians, we recommend the great Happy Cow, the equivalent of Yelp for vegetarians! And for food truck fans, it’s the Roaming Hunger that you need to check out!

By following our instructions, you are sure to be able to go on a trip at a discounted price, without sacrificing your comfort and the magic of the trip!

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