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Useful travel youtube videos to watch

10 Crazy-Useful Youtube Videos to Watch Before Traveling

More than just cat videos, Youtube can seriously be your best friend before you go traveling. From packing tutorial videos to super-smart advice from travelers just like you, we’ve compiled the best videos that you should totally watch before you go abroad.

1. How to Budget Wisely on the Road – Hey Nadine

If you can learn to budget yourself while traveling, you can have more money to travel longer and do much more while on your adventure. Let Nadine give you some smart tips on how to do it.


2. How to Sleep on a Train or Plane – Sonia’s Travels

Sonia’s a teeny bit over the top but I have to give it to her, she has some great travel tips. You’ll probably be spending lots of time on a plane, train or bus and will want to catch up on your sleep, so Sonia tells you how to do it best.

3. Travel Beauty Hacks for Every Budget – The Blonde Abroad

Kiersten always looks AMAZE when she travels, so you better listen up when it comes to her travel beauty tips.

4. How to Pack Carry-on Only – World of Wanderlust

Brooke is a professional travel blogger who spent a year on the road, so she definitely knows a thing or two about packing. If you need to squeeze your life into a carry-on, see how she does it.


5. 20 Ways to Travel for Free… REALLY – Psycho Traveller

We’re all broke but Aly is a pro at making travel cost as little as possible. She answers the question “how do I travel when I don’t have any money?”

6. 5 Travel Packing Hacks – Love and London

Oh hey, that’s me! I’ll show you my favorite travel hacks when it comes to packing– be a smarter packer and make it easier (because no one REALLY loves to do it….)

7. 5 Tips for Solo Travel – Mari Johnson

If you’re going traveling on your own and you’re a little nervous about it, here are Mari’s 5 top tips on how to do it and still have a great time.

8. How to Make Money at the Airport – How Two Travelers

This is how you can make money off of an overbooked or delayed flight. There are some AWESOME tips, like how you should never accept less than the federal minimum for volunteering to hop on a later flight.


9. How to Survive Layovers – GRRLTraveler

Budget travelers like yourself may have to endure a layover from time to time, so Christine tells you how to survive them.

10. How to Calm Your Nerves Before Going Abroad – The Abroad Guide

Hey, this is one of ours! If you’re feeling nervous before your study abroad semester, here are 6 ways to calm your nerves before you have a panic attack at the airport (not good).

What videos do you recommend to watch before traveling? Is there a travel video that you wish you could find on Youtube but can’t? Let us know in the comments.

Jess is the Editor-in-Chief of The Abroad Guide. After studying abroad in Belgium during her junior year of college, she caught the travel bug. Her experiences include volunteering in Nicaragua, backpacking through Europe, and a year-long adventure in Italy, and she's now settled in London.

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