Travel can get expensive when you consider all the costs you might have - flights, transportation, accommodation, meals, and the list goes on. Fortunately, there are places that don't cost a lot of money, and we highlight those that seem the most promising for a good trip. If you're looking for new and interesting, yet affordable travel ideas, check out the best budget travel destinations!
1. Thailand - Lamai
When taking a trip to Thailand, the most expensive part of your trip is likely to be the flight. Therefore, you can make the most of your trip by staying at least three to four weeks as this way you can offset the cost of the flight with the very cheap food and accommodation. In Lamai on Koh Samui, for example, you can find beach bungalows for around 500 baht per night, which is around 11 EUR depending on the exchange rate, with extremely cheap food and public transport.
2. Greece - Ios
Just a few kilometers from the lively and touristy Santorini is one of the cheapest travel destinations in Europe: the island of Ios. It's almost as beautiful as Santorini with white houses lining the mountainside - but it's much cheaper. The hotels here start at very low prices and offer you the very best of Greek cuisine. If you are looking for a Mediterranean experience at low prices, Ios is definitely worth a visit!
3. Thailand - Bangkok
The capital of Thailand is a melting pot for people from all over the world and offers a unique city break experience. At the same time, you can easily find cheap accommodation here, and even the four-star hotels often have special offers for only 20 euros per night in a double room and a refreshing pool on the roof. For a short-term city break, Bangkok is therefore a very good travel destination.
Nepal - Nagarkot
Flying into Nepal may be quite expensive, but it's still on our list of the cheapest destinations. As with previous destinations, you will find quality accommodation and meals here at a low price that makes up for the expensive flight. The village of Nagarkot is particularly interesting, giving you a deep impression of Nepalese village life, including breathtaking views of the mountainside, not too far from the capital, Kathmandu.
Morocco - Marrakech
Marrakech is a royal city with lively squares and beautiful gardens. Behind the red city walls, the Atlas Mountains soar into the sky, making them one of the best places in Morocco. Even if the city seems very luxurious, you can find good accommodation here for less than 100 euros a night.
Spain - Costa Brava
The Costa Brava is an ideal destination for a cheap and pleasant vacation, just 40 minutes from the Catalan capital, Barcelona. The over 220 km long coastline and rocky landscape is likely to amaze you and make you want to come back in the future. Especially in summer the Costa Brava is a suitable travel destination with not too hot temperatures and beautiful beaches.
Tunisia - Monastir
Monastir is located on the east coast of Tunisia and was one of the first Arab settlements to be established in the historical area of Ifriqiya. The mild climate and the long history of Tunisia promise a relaxing and culturally rich vacation at a very low cost!
Kazakhstan - Almaty
If you think that Kazakhstan has nothing to offer besides the Borat film, then you are very wrong! Almaty is a wonderful city with a traditional coffee house culture, wild nightlife and great views of the Tian Shan Mountains. During the day you can even explore the mountains on skis! Traveling to Kazakhstan makes it easy to find affordable places to stay and easy to immerse yourself in nature, which makes the city one of the most affordable travel destinations.