Hop-on / Hop-off bus passes are very popular with backpackers, especially in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Europe.
Where to book backpacker bus passes
Best Europe backpacker bus companies
Choosing to travel by bus around Europe gives you more flexibility and often takes you off the beaten track to some exciting destinations.
What to expect when travelling by bus
Backpacker bus pass companies mostly drop you off and pick you up from hostels
Backpacker bus passes are a great and cost effective way of getting around.
They offer the flexiblity that backpackers like, but also offer the chance to meet lots of other travellers.
It also doesn't matter when you buy most backpacker bus passes as they activate when you decide to take your first bus.