How to Do Oktoberfest on a Budget

Go Midweek For the best Oktoberfest experience, go midweek. The opening and closing weekends will be heaving with crowds, with higher prices and queues for the tents starting as early as 6am. Go during the week and you can expect slightly smaller crowds but you may also pay less for food, accommodation and transport (both…

European Heritage Days: Explore a Secret Paris

The European Heritage Days (or journées européennes du patrimoine, as they are known in French) offer tourists and locals alike the chance to glimpse behind Paris’ many closed doors and discover the secret history of the city, all completely free of charge. Every year, on the third weekend of September, cities and famous institutions around France offer free guided…

7 (Almost) Free Things to Do in Alicante

There are plenty of things to do for free (or almost) when visiting Alicante, so whether you’re cash-strapped, stingy or just looking for holiday tips, we’ve compiled a list of the best budget activities to do in the city. Go for a stroll along the sea front The Explanada de España is a long, palm tree-lined…

The Old Town – Benidorm’s original character

Popular with tourists since the package holiday explosion, Benidorm is the brash hub of the Costa Blanca and a must see for anyone visiting this stretch of the Mediterranean coast line. But if you want to experience the true Spanish character of the place then the Holiday Taxis team’s recommended destination must be the Old…

How to travel cheap: the ultimate budget travel guide

If you’ve always wanted to travel, take a gap year or go backpacking around the world but never thought you could afford it, then this budget travel guide might just change your life! From planning a travel itinerary to managing your day-to-day expenses, this is the ultimate guide for anyone travelling on the cheap. If…