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Below are the best resources for backpacking Europe!

Not a brag, but I’ve spent a lot of time backpacking Europe. (Over 3 years in total).

And These are tried and true companies that I’ve used multiple times while traveling Europe.

Enjoy!

Best & Cheapest Ways For Getting Around Europe

Eurail

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Eurail offers a selection of train passes you can tailor to your trip.

Eurail passes are worth it and my favorite way to travel Europe!

Contiki

Contiki are backpacker bus tours through Europe that are a stress free way to travel.

The downside is there little room to be spontaneous.

Busabout

Busabout is a hop on hop off bus tour. The routes cover a bunch of different countries. 

It is a great way to make friends! 

Rome2Rio

Rome 2 Rio is one of the best transportation websites out there.

The site shows you the easiest way to get from A to B. Plus, gets you up to date prices on the tickets. 

This is a site I use almost daily on the road.

Skyscanner

Skyscanner is one of my go to sites for flights. It is great if you have open dates or do have a specific country in mind. Skyscanner is my go to search engine for flights.

Check out how I use skyscanner to find insanely cheap flights

Kayak

Kayak is my #2 flight search engine.

I often compare the results between Kayak and Skyscanner to find the best flight at the best price.

Travel Companies in Europe That i Love & Trust

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Walks of France

The great minds that brought you Walks of Italy expanded to France! 

They offer of great selection of tours!

Walks of Italy

Walks of Italy offers exclusive tours with expert guides. 

Read my Walks of Italy Rome Review.

G Adventures

G Adventures is one of the biggest tour companies in the world! 

Check out my G Adventures Review here

Haggis Adventures

Awesome backpacker tours of Ireland. The guides are a lot of fun, the sights are awesome, and the landscape stunning. 

Context

Context offers cool and affordable walking tours of destinations. 

I’ve never used them but have heard great things from other people.

Croatia Sail

This tour is through Busabout. The Dalmatian coast is one of the most beautiful places on the planet and I always recommend backpackers to take this awesome tour. 

Check out my Croatia Sail Review

Intrepid Tours

Intrepid Focuses on small group tours and getting off the beaten path. 

Intrepid Tour Review here.

Shamrocker Tours

Shamrocker Tours have great tours of Ireland. This is the 2nd company on the list that I have not used personally but have heard awesome things.

Vayable

Vayable is a cool option because they offer unique tours run by local guides.

The tours range from everything from food to street art. 

Accommodation in Europe

Hostelworld

Hostelworld is the best place to book hostels! There are  

This is a service I use almost weekly while traveling! 

Airbnb

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Airbnb sits somewhere in between Hostels and Hotels. When I want a little more privacy I use Airbnb. 

Check out how to save $100’s using Airbnb Coupon Codes

Booking.com

One of the best sites to book hotels on the web. 

Booking.com offer great deals and competitive prices. 

Resources For Traveling Europe

World Nomads

WorldNomads is my go to source for travel insurance. The cost of insurance has saved me thousands in hospital bills over the years. 

Check out my World Nomads Review

T-Mobile

T-Mobile is the best phone service for traveling overseas. You get 2g service for free in almost every country in the world.

It isn’t the fastest but its nice to land, and have internet.

Eat With Locals

Eat With is a cool service that lets you grab a home cooked meal with some locals and other travelers. 

Each host sets there own price for the meal and can be a cool way to connect with locals.

REI

REI is one of the best places to grab backpacking gear online! Get everything from backpacks to solar charges! 

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