Next to housing, transportation is one of your most expensive travel costs. But like housing, you can shop around and find the best deals. You can even work your way to your destination in some options.
The most common way you will probably use to leave the US is flying and with more overseas airlines flying in and out of the US daily, your options are becoming much cheaper than before. But don't limit yourself to the idea of just flying. For countries connected to the US by
For countries connected to the US by land such as Canada, Mexico, and the South America regions, you can also use:
And for connecting to countries with an ocean between you and your destination, you can also use:
- cruise ships
- cargo ships
- private yachts
Once you're into a country your options are almost unlimited. Depending on where you are, you can use:
- public transportation
- scooters, motorcycles and bicycles
- hitchhiking and hiking
- horse and buggy
- ride shares and more.
Your transportation options are only limited by your location and your imagination.