Flights

Proof of Onward Travel – Do You Really Need it?

It’s a question that we get asked on a weekly basis here at South East Asia Backpacker. So, it true? Do you *really* need an onward flight ticket when flying into an airport in Southeast Asia? Will a bus or a train ticket suffice as proof of onward journey? And will you be asked for proof of onward travel when crossing land borders throughout your travels? Don’t panic! All your questions answered!

Best Airline Sites – Which is the cheapest?

Skyscanner​ or Expedia​? KAYAK or Momondo? TripAdvisor or Hipmunk? Or does lastminute.com still have the cheapest deals? Aaaaahhhh! Too many travel comparison sites to choose between, all of them telling you that they’ll get you the best price! But who is telling the truth?

The Burmese Backpacker Boom!

When over 50 years of conflict that made the country a no-go zone for travellers came to an end, Southeast Asia suddenly had a new and amazing country for intrepid travellers to explore! Now backpackers are hitting Myanmar’s shores in droves. So what does the country have to offer them in terms of adventure? And will the country’s under-developed infrastructure be able to handle the newfound popularity?

How adding a stopover to your flight saves you money & enhances your adventure!

Recently we discovered an amazing new flight search engine which allows you to add stopovers into your flight journey to turn any direct flight into a multi-city adventure! Not only do you get to add unplanned destinations into your travel itinerary, you get to save tons of money as stopover flights are often so much cheaper! Find out more here…

Aeroplane on the runway.

Do You Suffer From Jet Lag? Try These Handy Tips!

Jet Lag is literally a lagging behind of one’s energy as our body moves at a rate that is faster than we’re naturally designed to move. Jet lag comes with symptoms the commonly include; fatigue, insomnia / disturbed sleep patterns, dizziness, co-ordination problems, headache and dehydration. These symptoms do gradually fade over time. However, Soul Seekers’ Ambassador Melanie Swan, is here to give us tips on how to quicken the whole process and have us enjoying our new destination from Day One!

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