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27 Super Cheap Travel Ideas

From Free Cruises to Pay-What-You-Want Restaurants

— June 13, 2009 — World
Just because the world is facing a recession doesn't mean you can't still travel—in fact, taking vacations has never been so wallet-friendly.

From pay-what-you-want restaurants to $1/night hotel rooms, this cluster highlights budget travel tips and cheap vacation ideas to make any cash-strapped adventurer feel optimistic. There are even FREE cruises, flights and packages!

Implications - With the recent recession, audiences are looking to get away while spending minimal amounts of money. The consumer wasn't the only one who suffered, the travel industry as a whole was called upon to create new ideas that would evoke consumers to want to spend. The idea that travelling could become cheap creates a relationship between the consumer and the brand.
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$1/Night Hotels
$1/Night Hotels
LastMinuteTravel.com Tempts Wanderlust With Credit Crunch Fares
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Recession-Priced Cruises
Recession-Priced Cruises
Affordable Ocean-Going Adventures
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Free Trips for Bloggers
Free Trips for Bloggers
International Invites
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$1 Bus Rides
$1 Bus Rides
Megabus Takes Credit Crunched Tourists from Toronto to NYC (UPDATE)
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Credit Crunch Travel Plans
Credit Crunch Travel Plans
TripAdvisor Survey Reveals Top Vacation Hotspots for 2009
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Recession Retreats
Recession Retreats
Top 10 Places to Escape The Credit Crunch
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$6 Luxury Hotels
$6 Luxury Hotels
Hotel Cipriani Offers 1958 Rates
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$5 Dinners
$5 Dinners
Credit Crunch Dining Can be Healthy With These Budget-Friendly Meals
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Affordable Vacations
Affordable Vacations
Cheapest Spot Are Most Exotic
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$2 / Night Hotels
$2 / Night Hotels
Tune Hotels Offer Asia's First 'No Frills' Experience
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$2 An Hour Rental Cars
$2 An Hour Rental Cars
DriveMint.com On Demand Rentals For Credit Crunched Drivers
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$65 Monthly Unlimited Taxis
$65 Monthly Unlimited Taxis
Taxmobil Simplifies Travel in Germany
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$9 Flights
$9 Flights
Jet America Airlines Offers Credit Crunch U.S. Airfare
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Free Trips for Pregnancy
Free Trips for Pregnancy
TUICruises Offers Refund for Women Who Get Knocked up on Board
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Free Ocean Cruises
Free Ocean Cruises
Spontaneity-Driven Recession Rewards from Imperial Majesty Cruise Line
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Free Hotels for Creative People
Free Hotels for Creative People
The Creator's Inn
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Free Green Taxis
Free Green Taxis
Pedal-Powered Urban EcoCabs Fueled by the Credit Crunch
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Free Plane Tickets
Free Plane Tickets
ULCCS Like RyanAir Offer Free Flights
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Pay-What-You-Want Restaurants
Pay-What-You-Want Restaurants
Zebrano Leaves Price Up To You
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Das Park Hotel
Das Park Hotel
Sleep in a Pipe (and Pay What You Wish)
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Dining For a Penny?
Dining For a Penny?
Credit Crunch Initiative from ‘Little Bay' Restaurant in London
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Recession Worthy Hotels
Recession Worthy Hotels
The Ace Hotel in NYC Offers Bunkbed Rooms Starting at $99
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Super Cheap Air Travel
Super Cheap Air Travel
SkyBus Offers $10 Flights
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Zero Star Hotels
Zero Star Hotels
The Null Stern Hotel in Switzerland Is In An Old Bomb Shelter
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Rent-Free Living Around The World
Rent-Free Living Around The World
CareTaker.org
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Luxury Bunk Bed Hotels
Luxury Bunk Bed Hotels
The Pod Hotel Offers Cute Manhattan Rooms Under $100
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Shipping Container Hotels
Shipping Container Hotels
$20 Rooms at 41 Berangan Hotel for Credit Crunch Travel
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