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January 12

Free Travel and Better Value for Money Using Credit Cards

Posted by on January 12, 2017 at 8:46 AM

Travelling is something most of us generally enjoy and it would be a complete joy if sometimes it weren’t so expensive. Learning how to take advantage of free travel via your credit cards and other means is a great way to save money on both national and international journeys.

Free Travel and Better Value for Money Using Credit Cards

This article looks at some of the best methods to use in order to receive discounted or at times free travel by using credit cards and other known industry tips and tricks. It wont require a calculator to see how much money you could save by using these ideas the next time you go away.

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August 9

Romantic Getaway for Two – 50% Discount on Hotels with Malaysia Airlines and Skiddoo

Posted by on August 9, 2016 at 8:26 AM

If those winter blues are casting you mind abroad then Skiddoo may just have the answer for you. Skiddoo.com.au and Malaysia Airlines are running a promotion at the moment that ends on the 2nd September 2016. The offer in a nutshell gives Australian residents a 50% discount on their accommodation when they book a Malaysia Airline flight through the Skiddoo website.

Romantic Getaway for Two   50% Discount on Hotels with Malaysia Airlines and Skiddoo

If you feel like a romantic getaway for two without the kids, there are a variety of destinations you can visit that are within the promotion, e.g. Bali, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Manila, Cambodia and London. The travel period that this offer is valid within is from 2nd August to 30th September. In order to adhere to the terms and conditions you must book your return flight with Malaysia Airlines via Skiddoo too, during the period stated above.

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May 31

Essential Travel Hacks to Maximise Your Spending Budget While Abroad

Posted by on May 31, 2016 at 8:19 AM

If you are planning on getting away this winter to visit family in the warmer northern hemisphere, then make sure you are travelling, or rather spending, as efficiently as possible. If you would like make your budget stretch as far as possible, here are some essential travel hacks to help you do exactly that.

Essential Travel Hacks to Maximise Your Spending Budget While Abroad

There will probably be a few of these hacks that you’re already using during your trips. However, never assume you know them all, because you may just find a couple of additional ones here that could help you save even more. Otherwise, if you think I’ve missed off any good methods below, please feel free to share them with us in the comments section. At the end of the day, the power of collectively sharing ideas is what drives money-saving sites like Buckscoop.

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May 4

Avoid Traffic and save on Fuel with the Surprisingly Effective Waze App

Posted by on May 4, 2016 at 8:38 AM

Everybody hates sitting in traffic, especially me, so when I found out about this app that helps avoid the jams, I was ecstatic. If you were out in the city in your car over the long weekend then I’m pretty sure you’ll be interested in trying it out. Called Waze, this mobile application will not only help you steer clear of any road congestion but also save you money on fuel as a result.

Avoid Traffic and save on Fuel with the Surprisingly Effective Waze App

Waze has been around for a while, thus it’s tried and tested in the market. Plus the fact that Google were interested enough to buy it (and now run it) is even more reassuring for drivers. The cherry on top of the cake is that it’s free to download too.

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April 27

Outsmart the Scam Artists When Travelling Abroad

Posted by on April 27, 2016 at 8:46 AM

Outsmart the Scam Artists When Travelling Abroad

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March 29

Top Tips for Saving Money When Travelling in Europe

Posted by on March 29, 2016 at 8:44 AM

Travelling through Europe can offer fantastic experiences with the opportunity to see a large quantity of cultures within a relatively small area compared to Australia. Visitors to Europe often try to cram in too many things to their trips in order to get good value for money. The result though, is that they tend to overspend on their original budgets (not to mention that rushing around doesn’t allow them to properly enjoy each destination).

Top Tips for Saving Money When Travelling in Europe

Climbing the Eiffel Tower one day and taking a selfie in front of Big Ben the next might sound like a great way to explore all that Europe has to offer, although with $1 only buying €0.67 (exchange rate: 21/3/16) a high intensity trip like this will probably get your head and wallet spinning. Therefore, here are my top money saving tips for travelling Europe to help keep control of your wallet amidst all the excitement.

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February 19

How to Find the Lowest Virgin Australia Ticket Prices Online

Posted by on February 19, 2016 at 8:11 AM

Those of you looking to visit family around Australia or wanting to travel abroad will be happy to know there are many ways to save money by flying with Virgin Australia. The process of finding a good deal isn’t difficult either, as Virgin has a number of ways which making sniffing out a travel bargain all too easy.

How to Find the Lowest Virgin Australia Ticket Prices Online

If you’re a veteran Virgin traveller then the following money saving tips might already be obvious to you (e.g. checking Buckscoop for any Virgin Australia promo codes before booking a ticket). But for those of you who aren’t, then these bargain travel tips will show you how to take advantage of Virgin Australia’s best fares, its Thursday happy hour sales and tracking and monitoring price changes on the go so that you never miss a good deal.

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February 17

Clever Ways to Reuse Everyday Items to Add Value and save Money

Posted by on February 17, 2016 at 8:22 AM

We are all about money saving here at Buckscoop, so today I’m going to show you how to reuse common household items to not only add extra value to them, but to also help you avoid having to buy new things unnecessarily. The likelihood currently, is that you probably throw most things away once they stop being useful at what ever you originally bought them for. After reading this post, I hope that you’ll also come up with your own creative ideas of how to reuse other items at home which are not mentioned below. All it takes is a little thinking outside of the box.

Clever Ways to Reuse Everyday Items to Add Value and save Money

The following list should be a great starting point on how to avoid throwing away items which most households have where people fail to realise they could easily be used for something else. If, however, you’ve already found useful ways to reuse products not mentioned here, then please leave a comment below to share your techniques for reusing and recycling items.

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January 26

How to Re-claim Value-Added Tax on Souvenirs / Goods bought in Europe

Posted by on January 26, 2016 at 8:26 AM

For any of you who visit Europe, whether it be regularly or perhaps only once every year or two, it’s certainly worth knowing where you can save on GST for any souvenirs bought. The process of saving money on these items is fast and free so “there is no excuse not to buy them now”; I hear your family saying.

How to Re claim Value Added Tax on Souvenirs / Goods bought in Europe

The majority of Australian travellers generally leave this money unclaimed, meaning over the years you could have left hundreds if not thousands of dollars unclaimed. Stop the losses now and start saving money on European souvenirs by reclaiming your VAT/GST.

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