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How to save money when travelling: Finance guru Queenie Tan, 26, shares the apps she uses

Finance guru, 26, on a trip around the world shares how she saves money with ONE simple trick

  • Finance guru Queenie Tan shared how to save money on your next vacation
  • The 26-year-old is on a world tour with her fiancé, Pablo
  • To save money, Queenie chooses the free app Klook . to use
  • Users can browse the best deals on activities, day trips, events and transportation

A popular financial guru has shared how she saves money while traveling – by using the shopping deal app Klook, and it’s completely free to use.

Queenie Tan and her fiancé Pablo, 30, from Sydney, have embarked on a global vacation starting in Singapore.

In a video, the 26-year-old said she swears by the app to buy deals when she wants to buy tourist experiences and activities.

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Sydney financial expert Queenie Tan, 26, (left) and her fiancé Pablo, 30, (right) have embarked on a global vacation starting in Singapore

Sydney financial expert Queenie Tan, 26, (left) and her fiancé Pablo, 30, (right) have embarked on a global vacation starting in Singapore

In a video, Queenie swears by the Klook app to get the best deals when buying touristic experiences and activities

The app makes it easier to search, plan and book a variety of activities while traveling

In a video, Queenie swears by the Klook app to get the best deals when buying touristic experiences and activities

In the video, Queenie says, “I’m traveling around the world and that’s how I save money on activities.”

‘I use an app called Klook – you can buy cheaper tours, tickets and SIM cards on this app!’

Queenie also said you can get the option to get cash back on certain offers by simply using the app.

It makes it easier to search, plan and book a range of activities when traveling in Australia or abroad, and users can save money on tourist attractions, events, hotels and transport.

Klook is the perfect app to use when planning weekend getaways as well as larger international vacations

Queenie also said you can get the option to get cash back on certain offers by simply using the app

Klook is the perfect app to use when planning weekend getaways as well as larger international vacations. Queenie also said you can get the option to get cash back on certain offers by simply using the app

Queenie and Pablo started their global journey in Singapore and then head to London, followed by Paris, New York, Vancouver and Las Vegas before returning to Sydney.

It cost the couple just $1,000 each for all flights, as they could use Qantas points earned with a credit card for everyday purchases.

Had they paid for the flight, Queenie said it would have cost more than $10,000.

The helpful video has since been viewed more than 25,000 times on Instagram and many thanked Queenie for sharing the recommendation.

“I’ve never heard of it!” one person wrote, another added: ‘Good to know, thanks for the tip.’

How to save money while traveling:

  • Bring food to the airport
  • Bring a bottle of water and snacks
  • Pack light so you don’t have to pay for checked baggage
  • Use a card with no foreign transaction fees
  • Book at least six weeks in advance
  • Sign up for travel newsletters and sales alerts
  • Be flexible with your travel dates
  • View hotel prices on multiple websites
  • Use cashback services for flights and accommodation

Source: Smart Women Society

Last year, another savvy traveler revealed how to hide extra luggage on a plane with a genius “pillow” trick.

Marie Fe shared a video on Instagram and stuffed a pillowcase with excess clothes that she didn’t fit in her suitcase.

Known for sharing photos of their travel adventures online, Marie and her Australian boyfriend Jake Snow have a strong Instagram following of over 1.1 million people.

The “game-changing” hack was labeled the “best trick ever” by other social media users online.

Marie Fe shared a video on Instagram stuffing a pillowcase with excess clothes she couldn't fit in her suitcase

The 'game-changing' hack was labeled the 'best trick ever' by other social media users online

Marie Fe shared a video on Instagram stuffing a pillowcase with excess clothes she couldn’t fit in her suitcase

The short clip shows Marie filling the empty pillowcase with clothes and then walking through the airport to the plane.

Although the pillowcase was filled with clothing, it looked comfortable enough for Marie to rest her head on during the flight.

The clever hack can be used to save luggage space and would help prevent your suitcase from filling over the maximum carrying limit.

How to quickly convert travel money:

Many travelers choose to use Wise app to convert travel money into different currencies

Users can save up to 85% when you spend internationally, withdraw up to AUD 350 per month for free in cash and use Google or Apple Pay right away

The website claims the Wise card can be used ‘debit cards are accepted almost everywhere’

Source: sensible

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