When you scroll through all the ‘van life’ travel photos that inundate you can’t help but dream of your own exotic adventure.
But behind all the glamorous photos is the reality of figuring out how to afford living on the road.
, Kombi Servisi 27, and her husband kombi servisi Domenic Palumbo, 30, have been travelling around Australia in their VW Kombi Scout for over a year, and now they have revealed how they have made it financially viable.
‘The fact that we are constantly moving and in new places, and constantly wanting to explore and experience each new place, has meant that we’ve had to come up with ways to manage our spending,’ Elise wrote in a .
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Elise Cook, 27, and her husband Domenic Palumbo, 30, have been travelling around Australia in their VW Kombi Scout for over a year now, and they have revealed how they can afford it
‘The fact that we are constantly moving and in new places has meant that we’ve had to come up with ways to manage our spending,’ Elise said
WHILE ON THE ROAD IN AUSTRALIA
Don’t Underestimate Fuel Costs and Car Maintenance
‘Avoid having to fill the tank in small towns, as the cost of fuel is always slightly higher,’ she said.
‘Use small towns for top ups only if possible and carry fuel with you when travelling in remote parts of Australia.’
The travel blogger also recommended getting top cover roadside assistance as they will be your ‘best friend’ if anything goes wrong, which is bound to happen if you’re on the road for a long period of time.
Elise said that if you’re driving around any country, fuel and car maintenance will be your number one expense