12. Utilize free wifi.
Also on our list of great travel budgeting tips is free wifi, which is available everywhere these days so don’t get suckered into paying to use it. Check out OpenWifiSpots to find the nearest place to get connected.

13. Make your credit cards work for you.
Use the miles and points you’ve been accumulating on your current cards instead of paying cash for your flights, hotel room and rental car.

14. Celebrate in public.
Budget travel is all about being resourceful. If you are vacationing to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, don’t be shy about it. Who knows? You may receive a free room upgrade, a free drink or a delicious dessert.