A Backpackers Tale – Travel Planning Services


Why Should You Choose Me?

In the past 7 years, I have backpacked over 5 countries across Europe, the Middle East, and Central/South East Asia.

I have toured, explored, and experienced hundreds of cities.

My adventures have lead me to both first and third world countries, exploring the much loved and familiar tourist sights, as well as off the beaten track and behind the scenes.

I have also covered 48 of the 50 United States.

Note: I will always answer basic travel questions for free at stephen (@) abackpackerstale (dot) com

]Are you feeling a little lost, or asking yourself anyone of these questions?

1- Are you pounding your head against a wall and trying to figure out where to start?

2- Do you have a seemingly endless list of travel questions?

3- Are you spending hours hunched over your keyboard trying to find the cheapest flights, the necessary visas, and a practical budget?

I can help you plan your next adventure! ]I’ve also been named in the top 100 world travel experts 

However, I didn’t become a travel expert overnight. It took a lot of trial and error, but over time I’ve learned the in and out’s of traveling and can help you avoid headaches and hiccups.

I can reduced your hours of research, confusion, and mistakes. In short, I can make your trip an experience of a lifetime.

I have already helped hundreds of people achieve their traveling goals.

I have advised, assisted, and planned adventures and itineraries for others for quite a while.

How can I help?

I have years of experience in….

1- Planning Short Term Travel

2- Planning Long-term Travel Planning

3- Round the World Trips

4-Travel Hacking

5- Saving money (In 20 months I saved $28,000)

6-Making Budgets

7- Planning Itineraries

8- Planning Routes

9-Finding Cheap Flights

10-Getting a Work Holiday Visa

11-Getting the Correct Visas

Basically, I want to lighten your load by taking the weight of planning off of you and onto me. I’m here to help!

Travel Planning Packages.

 Package -1 The Wanderluster

What it includes

  • Research:

I will spend time looking for what I think are the best hotels, hotels, recommend tours, and booking them for you is an option as well.  ( 1 hour with this package you can add time for $20 an hour.)

  • 30 minute Skype Session 

Face to Face Skype Travel Planning Session for 30 minutes!

We can discuss any questions or whatever travel topics you feel you could improve on.

In this time I can give you recommendations, travel tips. and personalized advice.

My goal is to help you get the most from your travels.

  • 1 Week Email Support

With the wanderluster package you get 1 week of unlimited email support. You can use this support whenever you like.

If you want to save it for the week before you fly out to make sure you have all your bases covered, or you can save the support for when you get to a destination you are unsure about.

I want you to feel comfortable while traveling, and sincerely want to help. That is why I do what I do!

  • Monthly Check In

A month after you start traveling you will revive a personal email from me asking about your travels, how you are doing, and if you need any other advice.

You can use reply to this email telling me your  travel stories, and  ask and new questions that might have come up while you were traveling.

Who is the perfect for?

1- Have you already completed a lot of the planning and need only to tie up the loose ends or make sure you haven’t forgotten anything?

2-Are looking for to get your travel questions answered?

3- Are you on the road already and looking for some advice for your next destination?

4-  Are you looking for someone to “help plan my trip”?

Price: $60


Package -2 The Vagabond

  • Research:

I will spend time looking for what I think are the best hotels, hotels, recommend tours, and booking them for you is an option as well.  ( 2 hour with this package you can add time for $20 an hour.)

  • 2x 30 Minute Skype Session.

Double the amount of travel planning, as we have a total time of one hour to look at your plans.

We can go over all the topics you are worried about, I can give you recommendations, sightseeing advice, travel tips, and safety information.  Or go over  any travel topics of your choice!

After our Skype sessions, you will feel informed and confident about your upcoming adventure.

  • 1 Month Email Support

At your discretion you can start you one month email support.

This give you assurances that I can answer any questions that arise while you are on the road, and steer you in the write direction if you are felling lost, homesick, or confused.

This give you access to a secret email that gives you where you can ask unlimited travel questions, and advice. Save your 1 month email support for whenever you like.

  • 2 Monthly Checks In’s

For two months you will receive a personal email from me asking about your travels to see how you are doing. I will also link you to any travel deals I find in your  current area.

We can use these monthly check in’s to make itinerary adjustments or you can tell me your travel stories,  or ask any other questions you might have.

Who is this travel planning sessions perfect for?

This session is also perfect if you have a short list of questions and looking for direct answers.

You choose the topics and I answer the questions from my vast wealth of travel knowledge!

Are you in the middle of planning and running into roadblocks?

Are you struggling with making an itinerary that fits your budget and time-frame?

Are you lost in paperwork and red tape?

Are you just starting to plan and don’t know what to do while you plan a vacation?

Price $100

Package 3 – The Ultimate Traveler

  • Research:
  • I will spend time looking for what I think are the best hotels, hotels, recommend tours, and booking them for you is an option as well.  ( 3 hour with this package you can add time for $20 an hour.)
  • 3 x 30  Minute Skype Sessions

This is the granddaddy session. We will have extensive time to go through every aspect of your upcoming travels.

I will give you personally advice, recommendations, teach you tricks on how to save money while traveling, or go over anything else you would like to.

You can use both for trip planning or if you chose, use one hour before you go and the other while you are on the road.

1.5  hours allow ample time for me to guide you, inform you, and answer all yourbackpacking planning questions.

I will also have time to share all my travel guru information with you.

Plus we can plan a trip to fit your personal needs and desires.

  • 2 months What’s App Support.

Not only that, but I will connect with you on What’s App for 2 months. You can have the security of messaging your travel questions at any time, and I will get back to you asap.

It is like having a professional traveler in your pocket.

  • 3x Monthly Check in’s

For three months of your travels I will send you monthly emails checking on how you are doing, and addressing any new issues that have come up. You can use these emails to get my input on new travel plans, tell more stories, of you travels, or ask any new question that have come up.

  • Custom Itinerary

Whatever package you buy I help you form a travel itinerary, but with the Ultimate Traveler Package.

I send you a written document listing my favorite sights ( If I haven’t been there I will list the sights I would go see) give you hostel and hotel recommendations, and how many days you should stay in each city.

I will give you a personalized Itinerary based on your travel style and needs.

We can go through and plan your itinerary, examine the must see sights as well as some of the little known but amazing off track adventures, form budget plans, and review safety tips to ensure you have every bit of information you need to have a smooth, safe, and exciting journey.

Price $150

Other Travel Planning Services

One Month Unlimited Email Support. $15 / month or 3 months for $40

Have questions, stuck, or looking for guidance on the road? I will deliver fast and detailed emails to guide you.

Travel Deals $20/hr

I can help you find the deals your are looking for at the cheapest price.

Let me help you travel cheaper, and get the most out of your trip! That’s what this travel planning is all about!!

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