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Posted: 1/9/2019 | January 9th, 2019

Pleased 2019, my fellow travelers!

This is going to be a huge year at Nomadic Matt HQ. I have some huge private news I’ll be sharing subsequent week (no, I’m not obtaining married. However.) and huge news about the path of this internet site (I applied the holidays to map out my vision for 2019) that I’ll also be sharing quickly (hint: we’re going back to fundamentals).

But, suitable now, I want to speak about our books.

As you all know, we supply detailed how-to guides to destinations about the planet to enable you strategy your trip improved.

They’re like a Lonely Planet or Rough Guide…but way improved!

My guides are for these of you who want to break the mold and get off the nicely-trodden tourist path. They take what you enjoy about this web site and supercharge it. They contain my preferred hostels, restaurants, and bars — spots you likely will not obtain listed elsewhere!

We’re continually expanding and enhancing the books so that you, the reader, can have the most up-to-date and robust info achievable!

Final year, we place all our books on Kindle, solved our map situation, and added much more loved ones-friendly activities.

At the starting of each year, we do a huge overhaul! More than the final couple of months, we have been updating these guides primarily based on your feedback to our earlier editions.

In addition to the regular updates of costs, practicalities, and so on., we have also considerably expanded our books. These new editions contain a bunch of new sections:

  • Intriguing details about each and every location
  • Info about nearby cuisine (so you know what to attempt!)
  • Expanded transportation sections
  • A chart with the distances to/from nearby destinations
  • Recommendations on traveling as a senior
  • Recommendations on traveling if you are disabled
  • Techniques to keep protected and scams to appear out for
  • Month-by-month guide listing wonderful festivals and events to attend
  • Value guide so you get an thought of how significantly almost everything must price
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Furthermore, you will obtain all sorts of other very good stuff in each and every book:

  • Recommended budgets
  • In-depth methods to save income
  • Recommended itineraries (with maps)
  • What to do and see (with a concentrate on no cost, low-priced, and off-beat attractions)
  • My preferred locations to consume
  • My preferred locations to sleep
  • Nightlife ideas
  • Practicalities (enterprise hours, tourist info centers, public vacation information, electrical energy, phones abroad, emergency and legal info, visa recommendations, LGBTQ travel recommendations, very best occasions to pay a visit to, and so on.)
  • Transportation maps
  • A history section
  • Book and film ideas connected to the location
  • Language sections

Beneath is a list of all our location guidebooks (if you acquire a book as a PDF, you get the second a single for an extra 50% off as well):

nomadic matt's guide to parisDiscover A lot more | Get Kindle
nomadic matt's guide to nycDiscover A lot more | Get Kindle
nomadic matt's guide to amsterdamDiscover A lot more | Get Kindle
nomadic matt's guide to bangkokDiscover A lot more | Get Kindle
nomadic matt's guide to icelandDiscover A lot more | Get Kindle
nomadic matt's guide to stockholmDiscover A lot more | Get Kindle
nomadic matt's guide to hong kongDiscover A lot more | Get Kindle
nomadic matt's guide to the virgin islandsDiscover A lot more | Get Kindle
nomadic matt's guide to thailandDiscover A lot more | Get Kindle
nomadic matt's guide to europeDiscover A lot more | Get Kindle

NOTE: PDFs can be study on iPads and iPhones by means of the iBooks app if you get the PDF version.

Furthermore, we’re now providing bundles of our books as well:

  • The Asia Bundle – Get all our Asia guides PLUS our travel hacking guide for a single low price tag! This bundle is only $50 $24.99!! That is 50% off the original price tag!
  • The Europe Bundle – Get all our Europe guides PLUS our travel hacking guide for a single low price tag! This bundle is only $60 $24.99!! That is 60% off the original price tag!
  • Our Total Collection – Get Each and every guide we sell for a single low price tag! This bundle is only $120 $39.99!! That is 66% off the original price tag!
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The Ultimate Guide to Travel Hacking

Lastly, we just updated our book on travel hacking. If you are hunting to study how to master points and miles in the new year and not spend for flights or accommodation, choose up our new edition. The price tag is $9.99 (routinely $29.99), and the new update incorporates:

  • New award charts (and other charts all through the book)
  • Finest new cards to get
  • Entirely updated info on credit and credit scores
  • A lot more recommendations on how to manufacture spending in 2019
  • All the things in the book has been updated (as you know this info adjustments speedily, so be confident to get this version to make confident you know how to travel hack the suitable way for 2019)

You can choose up this book and save income on flying for just $9.99!

(Note: If you currently personal a copy of this book, a new version is on its way to you! Following all, you get updates for life when you acquire this book!)

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So that is it for now!

I’ll have much more news and standard stories coming subsequent but we worked challenging on these books and I want to share our new wonderful babies with you!

If you have any concerns, leave them in the comments!

– Matt

Book Your Trip: Logistical Recommendations and Tricks

Book Your Flight
Come across a low-priced flight by employing Skyscanner or Momondo. They are my two preferred search engines mainly because they search web sites and airlines about the globe so you constantly know no stone is left unturned.

Book Your Accommodation
You can book your hostel with Hostelworld as they have the biggest inventory. If you want to keep someplace other than a hostel, use Booking.com as they regularly return the least expensive prices for guesthouses and low-priced hotels. I use them all the time.

Do not Overlook Travel Insurance coverage
Travel insurance coverage will defend you against illness, injury, theft, and cancellations. It is complete protection in case something goes incorrect. I by no means go on a trip without the need of it as I’ve had to use it numerous occasions in the previous. I’ve been employing Globe Nomads for ten years. My preferred firms that supply the very best service and worth are:

  • Globe Nomads (for absolutely everyone beneath 70)
  • Insure My Trip (for these more than 70)

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Verify out my resource web page for the very best firms to use when you travel! I list all the ones I use to save income when I travel – and that will save you time and income as well!