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36 Affordable Travel Experiences

From Outdoorsy Travel Rental Platforms to Wine-Themed Motels

— April 30, 2018 — World
Thanks to innovations in technology, the growth of the sharing economy and the hospitality industry's efforts to appeal to a larger audience via cost-effective hotels and loyalty programs, affordable travel experiences aren't out of reach.

While the peer-to-peer approach to traveling definitely cuts costs on accommodation and tour guides, smart technology aids the consumer in efficiently determining what the best travel deals are. In addition, mobile applications like onPony and UbiatarPlay connect people, whilst providing employment opportunities.

The affordable travel experience is largely sought-after as costs of living are genuinely rising. With younger people in mind, these innovations in the industry have a few benefits—from connecting people with different backgrounds and allowing them to exchange ideas and cultural experiences to narrowing down the most budget-friendly lodging spaces via computer algorithms.
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Collaborative Fuel-Based Point Systems
Collaborative Fuel-Based Point Systems
Marathon Petroleum Improved Its Reward System Offerings
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Diva-Starring Hostel Campaigns
Diva-Starring Hostel Campaigns
Hostelworld's New Ad Campaign Stars the Legendary Mariah Carey
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Visually Impaired Rideshare Partnerships
Visually Impaired Rideshare Partnerships
Lyft and Aira will Offer Accessible Travel Options
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Lodging Service-Branded Apartments
Lodging Service-Branded Apartments
'Niido Powered by Airbnb' Will Be Available for Rent in Florida
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Cost-Effective Hotel Booking Apps
Cost-Effective Hotel Booking Apps
HotelQuickly Offers a Streamlined Experience and Saves on Costs
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Online Global Traveling Communities
Online Global Traveling Communities
Couchsurfing is a Homey & Cost-Effective Lodging Alternative
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Ridesharing Health Care Partnerships
Ridesharing Health Care Partnerships
Lyft and Circulation are Helping Patients Get to Appointments
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Cryptocurrency Air Travel Rewards
Cryptocurrency Air Travel Rewards
This Airline Rewards Program Will Use Cryptocurrency Tokens
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Passport-Purchasing Promotions
Passport-Purchasing Promotions
Quantas Will Buy Americans a Passport If They Travel to Australia
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Inter-Generational Travel Contests
Inter-Generational Travel Contests
Road Scholar Wants Grandparents to Travel with Their Grand Kids
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AI-Powered Airfare Agents
AI-Powered Airfare Agents
'BoltFare' Offers a Convenient Way to Make Intelligent Travel Bookings
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International Student Travel Programs
International Student Travel Programs
'People to People' Allows Travelers to Learn from Locals
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Sand-Based Hostels
Sand-Based Hostels
The 'Sand Hostel' Was Created by a Max Mad: Fury Road Set Designer
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P2P Money Swap Apps
P2P Money Swap Apps
WeSwap Allows Travelers to Exchange Money with Clear and Transparent Rates
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Custom Travel Advice Platforms
Custom Travel Advice Platforms
Your Local Cousin Connects Travelers with Experts in the Area
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Travel Accommodation Loan Services
Travel Accommodation Loan Services
Airbnb Select Will Offer 'Home Improvement' Loans to Hosts
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Blockchain-Based Traveling Platforms
Blockchain-Based Traveling Platforms
UbiatarPlay Offers an Innovative Way to Travel with P2P
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Mass Car-Charging Stations
Mass Car-Charging Stations
Tesla's Supercharger Station Can Accommodate 50 Vehicles
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Pre-Planned Weekend Getaways
Pre-Planned Weekend Getaways
'Alpaca My Bags' Creates Weekend Adventures for Couples
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Independent Hotel-Booking Platforms
Independent Hotel-Booking Platforms
ZEN Rooms Caters to the Needs of Millennial Travelers
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Secretive Deal Travel Apps
Secretive Deal Travel Apps
'Secret Travel' Offers Up to 80% Discounts on Airfare
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Theater-Inspired Hostels
Theater-Inspired Hostels
The Opera Hostel is an Affordable Theater Accommdation in Poland
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Cost-Effective Delivery Platforms
Cost-Effective Delivery Platforms
onPony Allows Travelers to Deliver Items for a Profit
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Blockchain-Based Travel Platforms
Blockchain-Based Travel Platforms
Bookingjini Cuts Out the Need for Travel Agents and Lowers Costs
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P2P Personalized Travel Tours
P2P Personalized Travel Tours
CityUnscripted Brings Travelers and Locals Together in 35 Cities
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Spontaneous Flight Deals
Spontaneous Flight Deals
Lufthansa Surprise Will Fly You to an Unknown Destination at a Discount
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Spontaneous Travel Tour Bookings
Spontaneous Travel Tour Bookings
Vayable Allows Users to Experience the City with Locals
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Wine-Themed Motels
Wine-Themed Motels
The June Motel Promotes Wine and Wellness
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Ladies-Only Capsule Hotels
Ladies-Only Capsule Hotels
9 Hours' Newest Branch in Tokyo is Exclusively for Female Guests
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Payment-Delaying Travel Apps
Payment-Delaying Travel Apps
Bliss Finds You Cheap Airfare and Lets You Pay For It Later
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Outdoorsy Travel Rental Platforms
Outdoorsy Travel Rental Platforms
Campr is an Online Community That Appeals to Nature Lovers
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Modular Modern Youth Hostels
Modular Modern Youth Hostels
The Laval Youth Hostel Features Unique Visual Architecture
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Canadian Pod Hotels
Canadian Pod Hotels
The Pangea Hotel in Whistler Will Take Cues from Japanese Capsule Hotels
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Rugged Boutique Hostels
Rugged Boutique Hostels
The Drift San Jose Hotel Offers Travelers a Taste of Mexican Culture
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Contemporary Dorm-Style Hostels
Contemporary Dorm-Style Hostels
The 'Long Story Short' Hostel Targets the Contemporary Traveler
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Fully Equipped Rental Campervans
Fully Equipped Rental Campervans
'Native Campervans' Let You Explore the Rockys in Total Comfort
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