Most travelers compare airline prices and hotel rates, but there are a host of other options out there that can save you money. Use your creativity and a sense of adventure to plan an exciting vacation and travel on the cheap.
1. Become a Volunteer
Volunteer organizations offer opportunities with a one- or two-year commitment, and may require special skills. But if you qualify, you can get room and board along with airfare, not to mention the satisfaction of helping out for a worthy cause.