Posted: 4/1/2021 | April 1st, 2021
Final 12 months, we began a Patreon web page as a method to additional develop this web site’s group. Along with The Nomadic Community, it allowed us to share extra tales and join with readers extra by (digital) occasions!
Now, we’re taking it a step additional by discontinuing our Patreon effort — and introducing “Nomadic Matt Plus”!
Once we requested for suggestions from our present Patreon members, the primary response was “Make it simple for us to search out content material. Patreon form of sucks at that.”
Most individuals didn’t like going to a third-party web site for content material or updates within the first place. Furthermore, in addition they stated the interface made it exhausting to entry older content material, since Patreon doesn’t have a search perform. Every thing is in a chronological newsfeed and, since we posted loads there, content material simply received pushed down additional and additional.
So we created our personal model of Patreon with a purpose to clear up these issues.
With our new membership website, members will robotically get e-mail updates when new content material is posted. We’ve additionally simplified the navigation and made it simpler to entry all our guidebooks and downloadable cheatsheets. And we added a search perform to make it simpler to search out previous content material.
In brief, we’ve created a greater and simpler person expertise for our group members!
As a member of Nomadic Matt Plus, you’ll be a part of a group inside a group. You’ll have entry to particular content material, occasions, books, and meet-ups. It’s a method to degree up your travels!
As a Plus member, you’ll get:
- Common group Q&As with me!
- Journey planning calls with me!
- Non-public Instagram tales
- Unique journey tales and suggestions not shared wherever else
- Content material earlier than it seems on the web site
- A members-only Fb group
- All our TNN occasions and digital replays
- Free copies of our guidebooks (a $69 worth!)
- Free entry to our running a blog and writing programs
- Free tickets to TravelCon
- Autographed copies of my print books
- T-shirts so you may have an emblem of your membership (and hopefully spot others if you journey)
We’ve additionally simplified our membership tiers. We now have three simple plans:
And, if you be part of as an annual member, you get three months free!
So for those who’re searching for further journey content material that saves you cash, Q&As with me, a members-only Fb group, entry to all our guides and programs, unique occasions with different group members, and way more, come be part of our membership program!
Furthermore, for those who be part of now, you’ll have the ability to attend our first group name on April fifth!
Whereas 99% of our content material will all the time stay free, changing into a membership member permits you to get added tales, journey suggestions, particular occasions, and guidebooks that will help you journey cheaper, higher, and longer.
You’ll turn into a grasp traveler whereas additionally connecting extra with the opposite kindred souls on this group! A win-win!
When you have any questions, drop them within the feedback.
Guide Your Journey: Logistical Suggestions and Tips
Guide Your Flight
Discover a low-cost flight by utilizing Skyscanner or Momondo. They’re my two favourite search engines like google as a result of they search web sites and airways across the globe so that you all the time know no stone is left unturned.
Guide Your Lodging
You’ll be able to e book your hostel with Hostelworld. If you wish to keep someplace apart from a hostel, use Reserving.com as they persistently return the most affordable charges for guesthouses and low-cost accommodations.
Don’t Overlook Journey Insurance coverage
Journey insurance coverage will defend you towards sickness, harm, theft, and cancellations. It’s complete safety in case something goes incorrect. I by no means go on a visit with out it as I’ve had to make use of it many instances prior to now. I’ve been utilizing World Nomads for ten years. My favourite corporations that provide one of the best service and worth are:
- World Nomads (for everybody beneath 70)
- Insure My Journey (for these over 70)
- Medjet (for added repatriation protection)
Able to Guide Your Journey?
Take a look at my useful resource web page for one of the best corporations to make use of if you journey. I listing all those I take advantage of once I journey. They’re one of the best at school and you may’t go incorrect utilizing them in your journey.