How we save money to travel

This year went decided that we wanted to head overseas and take the girls to Disneyland in Hong Kong. It wasn’t an impossible goal but one that we had to work really hard at. We set ourselves a challenge to save $10,000 in 5 months! At the time we didn’t know if we could do…

5 weeks in the Northern Territory: How much did it cost?

Before you set off on your lap around Australia you are always thinking of money. How much will it cost? What state will be the most expensive? How much does it cost other families? And to be honest this is the most common question we get asked all the time – “How much does it…

When travelling gives you lemons…..

Yup, travelling can give you lemons from time to time. Things can and WILL go wrong when you hit the road. And for us, life gave us a $8,300 worth of lemons! I don’t know about your travel budget, but this sort of money could really ruin a families trip. What was $8,300? It was…

10 ways families travelling around Australia fund their trip

It would be hard to estimate how many families travelling around Australia! The most common question is “How do they fund their trip around Australia”? It’s no secret, travelling around Australia can be expensive! Between the high fuel cost, huge internet fees and every caravan park charging extra for your kids to stay too! It…

Caravan Repairs: Learn from our mistakes when we broke down

How many repairs does it take to do a caravan repair? Three apparently! Our nightmare caravan repair story What do you do when you arrive at your free camp only to see your caravan on a major lean like the Tower of Pisa? You’re in a small town, it’s really late in the afternoon and your…