You cannot travel through the US unless you have your own car.
How many times have you heard that? I have heard it on plenty of occasions and it is not entirely false.
The public transport system is the US is pretty bad. You do have the underground and buses in cities but when you need to travel between cities, it’s convenient if you have a car. There are trains and planes, but they are quite expensive. If you are on a budget, you would rather not use those.
That leaves us with inter-state buses. Continue reading Buses offer efficient & economical travel options within US
When I was kid, i associated travelling by bus with nausea.
I couldn’t stand the smell of burnt fuel and lots of other things that you experience while you are on a non air-conditioned bus (and that was the kind you usually got in India around that time) and I invariable puked if the journey was a little more than 20 or so minutes.
It was worse if the area was hilly and had winding roads. Continue reading Why I hated bus rides as a kid & why I don’t now
October 6 (TravelAndy): A single smart card is set to become the licence to travel in several modes of transport, reported The Times of India.
Identified as the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), this will facilitate travel in the metro railway of Mumbai, Delhi and all other cities that offer metro connectivity.
This card can also be used to travel in public buses and suburban railway. Apart from travel, this card will also be able to be used in the payment of parking fees. Small purchases such as newspaper can be made by using this smart card. Continue reading All-India travel card in the making
Today, I will talk about seven such websites. Read on! Continue reading Seven exciting Indian travel websites
Budget travellers love good public transport in a city because it saves them lots of money. I know I do! Public transport ticket systems work very differently in different cities and when I am in a new city, I initially try to understand how it works before I decide what’s most suited to my needs. But following these general things save me quite a bit of money every time.
Skip the taxi: From the airport, the easiest and most comfortable way to get to your destination in an unknown city is no doubt the taxi. But, it’s also the costliest and all budget travellers seek other alternatives.