Free travel consists of mounted characters able to travel between various locations for no fee.Example of such travel is: 1.Complete all the low level quests in Norsca up to and including Foul Works(2). 2.Get to the questgiver of Foul Works(2) or the quest finisher, after you've completed it. 3.Accept the quest they always offer. 4.You are granted a mount you cannot control, but you will travel between the Ruins of Holmsteinn and Sorcerer's Axiom.
There are other forms of Travel.