Nowadays, traveling is one of the priorities for many people, as in most New Year's resolutions, a trip, whether national or international, is always included. But at the same time, travel it's not cheap and that's why every economy is important to ensure that the dream trip really happens.

One of the best ways to save money while traveling is to stay in hostels, which are much cheaper than hotels. In addition, there are many other advantages as well as disadvantages and the site best destinations talked about what it's like to have this experience. There are also some tips on how you can get the best out of this type of accommodation, as well as make new friends and travel for less.

As explained above, the most affordable value is one of the biggest advantages to stay in hostel. In many cases, you will be able to save up to 70% of the value of a hotel. Another significant advantage is the location, which tends to be central and close to public transport and shopping centers.

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The vast majority of hostels also offer check in and Check-out at any time, which is excellent for those who do not want to have restrictions on when to come and go. Wifi and breakfast are often offered at no extra charge, which is always welcome for travelers looking to save even more!

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It is worth mentioning that the hostels It has a much more laid-back profile, in which the target audience is young people between the ages of 18 and 40 who want to have a moment of relaxation when they are traveling. In this way, another advantage is the possibilities and opportunities to meet people from all over the world, as hostels offer lounges with many games from electronic as well as analog.

Games are the best way to get to know other travelers as they use a universal language. Among the favorite games are billiards, when the hostel offers a table and other equipment, just like the hostel Kabul in Barcelona, recognized as the best for parties.

Card games like blackjack or poker can be played either by sharing the screen of a tablet on a platform or Betfair Casino, for example, which stands out for offering exclusively Texas Hold'em, as well as at the hostel tables with physical decks. Another popular game is through interactions like personality or movie guessing as well as truth and dare. The website Umhow has several game ideas for interacting with new acquaintances.

Among the disadvantages are: having to share in some cases the room as well as the bathroom with unknown people, not having privacy. This can generate discomfort for some people, since not everyone has the same habits as Brazilians.

In addition, it is necessary to be very attentive to the issue of security, as there are people with the most different realities and intentions. Another disadvantage is the issue of sleep, as it is a more popular environment, it is common to have several parties during the night, so before choosing a hostel, make sure there is a quiet time (or enjoy the parties, if this is your thing). idea).

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It is worth noting that there are several types of hostels even if they have a similar profile. Some of them are more focused on professionals, for example, and even families. Look for the profile that most closely matches your reality and the type of trip you want to have.

Keeping this information in mind, you will be able to make a more assertive choice. Put at the tip of the pencil what is important to you and what you can give up.

Hostels also get reviews, so you can get an idea of what to expect before you book. The website Forbes Brazil has a complete list of the best hostels in the world in 2018.

With good planning, you can make your dream trip economical and pleasant. If you've stayed in a hostel, comment your positive and negative experiences. Enjoy and share this article!

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