If the words “affordable holidays” do not make you think of distant cities, remote beaches or exciting safaris, it’s time to expand your trip horizons. The budgeted holidays should not be relegated as national trips or tourist centers full of tourists.
Vacation on A Budget In 2018
Thanks to the expansion of air routes, to offers of excursions and favorable exchange rates, the experiences of the wish list are more accessible than ever if you know where to look.
Here’s where to go to get the best value on an affordable vacation in 2018, before everyone arrives.
Hong Kong, China
Do you dream of sailing boats in Victoria Harbor, but do you have an affordable budget for holidays? The West Coasters could get there for less than they would have spent.
Flying through the United States United States: Hong Kong Airlines has launched flights between L.A. and Hong Kong at the end of 2017, which sold for less than $ 500 return. This is
about $ 33 for every hour you spend in the air flying there.
Once you arrive, Hong Kong is your oyster: visit the temples, try the street food and explore the shops and restaurants on your walking tour, or book one through Trip-advisor (our sister site).
Use fast and convenient travel options such as public transportation to explore the corners of this vibrant island; take the ferry to Kowloon for a vision of the urban landscape of the island and explore the continent.
The hotel rooms for less than $ 150 a night are easy to find, so with the appropriate plane, Hong Kong could cost roughly the same as an economic vacation in some American centers.
Large centers in the United States can be surprisingly convenient travel options if you are willing to take an affordable airline and give up hand baggage.
Spirit Airlines have recently launched daily seasonal flights to Seattle through Chicago O’Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, and Minneapolis-St. Paul, then the Puget Sound’s parks, seafood, and the surrounding natural landscape just got a lot closer (and are cheaper) to many Americans.
A surprisingly affordable vacation, as dreamy as (and less crowded) than India or Thailand, the rapid growth of Sri Lanka as a tourist destination means
air routes are becoming cheaper, while the island’s land costs are still very affordable.
Flights from the east coast cost just $ 700 round trip from New York during the monsoon season. Once you arrive, food and accommodation will not cost you
much more: “The 3-star hotels in Sri Lanka start at just $ 13 a night,” says the main publisher Jessica Bisesto of the TravelPirates search engine. “The meals are Cheap and economic travelers can enjoy three square meals of $ 9 a day. ”
It is true that the delicious local Sri Lankan cuisine (chop, hoppers, lampas) can cost up to $ 3 per meal. However, the biggest tourist areas the seaside resorts of Mirissa and the bigger hotels in Colombo will charge more, so remember that it is worth going out of the beaten track.
Many local from Sri Lanka speaks English and the rainy season is a worthwhile time to visit: you will have cave temples and nature safaris just for you.
London, United Kingdom
In recent years the United Kingdom has become a much cheaper travel place because of the negative news for England: Brexit has led to an economic recession, and
Recent high profile terrorist attacks have led some tourists to think twice before visiting. But there is a solidly positive reason for the newly discovered England accessibility: the expansion of air routes.
The most recent airline that launches the London transatlantic service is Primera Air, which now flies from Boston to London and Birmingham for only $ 99 per trip.
British Airways has also recently launched flights to Nashville, presenting the first non-stop course in the area in England, which opens its doors to holidays across the pond for an entire region of Americans. The international low-cost carriers WOW and Norwegian Air offer routes from all over the United States. UU. that they continue to cost only $ 69 per trip, and it is still expanding.
Once you’re on the other side of the pond, Airbnb is thriving in London with an average rental rate of $ 115 a night, and the vacation rentals on TripAdvisor are at
There is not a small offer Reduce the costs of restaurants in big cities that buy groceries so you can eat in a few days and the case of converting your dollars into those
Now only the slightly more expensive kilos have never been stronger.
Turks and Caicos
After the hurricanes Harvey and Irma last year, most of the Caribbean will undoubtedly try to recover through tourism in 2018. Expect an average below average
hotel prices to attract travelers looking for a convenient holiday: islands like the Grand Turk are completely recovered, so you can feel good when you go to
The destination that depends on the rebound of tourism.
Return flights cost around $ 350 from northeastern cities like New York and Boston and $ 200 from Florida. Best of all, you will not have to worry about converting your US dollars.
You may never become a real king like Meghan Markle, but you can travel like one on a surprisingly cheap vacation. Prince Harry of England and the American actress has made the headlines of her vacation in her favorite safari camp in Botswana, but the country is also perfect for a cheap vacation if you’re looking for a safari value.
Explore the Okavango Delta on a 10-day trip with Intrepid Travel for $ 1,100, which includes a local guide, transportation, some meals and experiences in one
the sanctuary of the rhinos, the Chobe National Park (famous for its large population of elephants) and the famous Victoria Falls of Zimbabwe. The journey begins in Johannesburg, where flights to and from the United States UU. are a surprisingly affordable travel option: fares starting at $ 800 round trip from centers like New York and Los Angeles are not infrequent in low season (from December to April).
The plane ticket to distant Argentina can be a waste, especially compared to the rest of South America, but housing prices have fallen considerably reason. The Argentine government has recently raised its strong VAT (value added tax), which for a long time has imposed a 21% increase in hotel stays for international flights.
Visitors Friendly change with tourism means that three and four-star hotels often cost around $ 100 a night, so you can consider places on your wish list as Wine country of Buenos Aires and Mendoza with a 21% discount.
The Argentine currency has also recently favored the Americans: an American dollar has a current value of about 19 Argentine pesos (for updated currency).
XE.com conversion control). To compare, at the beginning of 2017, the dollar was worth around 15 Argentine pesos. Also there are free things to do in a
Cheap holidays in Argentina to Buenos Aires: stroll through the botanical gardens, visit the ecological reserve, see the famous Recoleta cemetery or take advantage of a free local walking tour.