All opinions expressed in the posts on my website are 100% my own. I do not pursue sponsored posts, which means I have paid the full price for all accommodation and tours reviewed on this site and do not receive any payments, discounts, or freebies from the businesses mentioned (if I do, you’ll see the post marked as “Sponsored“).

I am, however, displaying ads from the Google AdSense advertising network on this site (like the one you might see to the right of this text).

And I am a member of a few affiliate programs; this means I will receive a commission for any completed sale if buy something after entering those sites coming from my website – at no extra cost to you and regardless of whether you buy the product I recommend or another product. This income helps me to maintain notesontraveling.com and provide you with comprehensive travel guides for free.

But best of all, I sometimes also get freebies from companies that I can share with you, my readers. That’s what I call win-win! 

Book a stay on Booking.com for at least €30* and receive a €15* cashback into your bank account after you have completed your stay.

Claim cashback from Booking.com

(Click here to read my review of Booking.com.)

*converted into your account currency

Get Your Guide offers tours, transfers, attractions, and activities around the World. From skipping the line at Eiffel Tower to private airport transfers to balloons over Bagan or multi-day tours to the Great Wall of China – book online and lock down your travel plans now.

Browse experiences on Get Your Guide

Though founded on the idea that anyone can rent out their spare bedrooms for some extra cash, Airbnb now also offers whole holiday homes as well as rooms in guesthouses/hostels around the World. So Join Airbnb now and

  • receive €20 credit, if you book accommodation
  • receive €65 credit, if you offer accommodation.
Booking.com

ThreeSteps is a website/app that allows you to book via your favorite booking sites (Agoda, Expedia, Kiwi, etc.) and with your favorites airlines (Lufthansa, Emirates, etc.). After you have completed your journey, you’ll receive a 1-3%* cashback into your bank account.

Start booking via ThreeStepsApp

*depending on the booking partner

Housesitting is a great way to travel the World for anyone who doesn’t enjoy hotels or wants to shrink their accommodation budget. Stay in other travelers’ homes and take care of their pets while they’re traveling. This link gives you 20% discount on your first year.*

Sign up to Trusted Housesitters

Or save this code for later (use at check out): RAF123838

Click here to read my review of Trusted Housesitters.

*I’ll get two months of membership for free when you sign up with my code.

(only in German – sorry!)

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I use SkillShare whenever I want to learn something new or expand my horizon on a familiar topic: photography, design, writing,… If you sign up for the Pro version, you can take as many classes as you want for a fixed monthly fee. Use the link below to sign up and receive two months for free.

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Browse Envato Market

(FYI: The theme of this blog is Maggz by SelectThe maps on this website were made with the Interactive World Maps plugin.)

Use Social Warfare to increase shares from your website and grow traffic. The Pro version allows you to recover past shares, customize your buttons and your button placement.

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Use Tailwind to grow your Pinterest and Instagram following. This link gives you one month of Tailwind Premium (worth $15) for free.

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With its lower fees, better exchange rates, and direct MasterCard transfer, Payoneer is quickly emerging as the PayPal alternative for freelancers around the world. Use the link below and get a $25 sign-up bonus.

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Zazzle is the new way to create personal gifts for any season: Zazzle provides blank products – from mugs to phone covers to tote bags – and you either add your own design or pick from thousands of handcrafted designs on the Zazzle marketplace.

Shop Zazzle this Christmas!

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