Want to travel in style without breaking the bank? Here are budget travel destinations where your tourism dollar goes a long way

“If travelling was free, you would never see me again” is a favorite quote for many. Though it can’t actually be totally free, it does not have to cost a fortune either. There are great pocket friendly destinations where you can start. Here are some of the best destinations you can visit this year in style without breaking the bank.


Croatia is one of the must-visit destinations of Europe that’s easy on the pockets. The places you should essentially visit while in Croatia include the Plitvice Lakes and Krka National Park. Some of the stunning islands like Hvar have been magnets not just for the rich and famous, but also those seeking a relaxing seaside vacation. Also, one of the most popular beaches is in Brač, the Zlatni Rat (“Golden Horn”).

Plitvička jezera_Davor Rostuhar croatia Plitvice lakes

Plitvička Jezera: Davor Rostuhar_2012/ Croatia tourism board


The next in the list is a landlocked country in South America. This country is full of amazing sights to take in. You can be eco-friendly and save money while in Bolivia by travelling on the bus and by taking a 4-day tour. The Uyuni Salt Flats is an essentially important place to visit while in Bolivia and go hiking at Isla Del Sol, the beautiful island in the Bolivian part of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.


Uyuni Salt Flats. Photo: Carlos Adampol Galindo via Wikimedia Commons


Georgia lies between Europe and Asia. Its capital Tbilisi has a lot to offer from natural landscapes, picturesque cobblestones, and vibrant nightlife to an organized and cheap to use transportation system. When you are here, you should essentially visit the Stamba Hotel, relinquish your hunger with fluffy khachapuri breads that are filled with cheese, and try out the local wine.


Hawaii includes a number of small islands that are located on the western coast of North America. Hawaii has everything to fall in love with. It has the lush green mountains, rich marine life and sapphire seas that inspire awe.

As back in 2018, Hawaii islands witnessed the outbreak of Kilauea volcano, it is now welcoming guests with huge discounts making it a perfect destination for visiting within budget. The transportation is really cheap and literally free from some of the west coast cities like Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco etc. also, the conveyance to and fro is made easier with a number of ferries.

hawaii lava tour

Photo: Klien via Wikimedia Commons


Argentina lies in the south of South America. Its capital Buenos Aires is what you may be missing in your life. It is so full of life and intoxicating. Buy Argentina tour packages to experience spellbinding architecture, parks, and cafes with budget-friendly enticing foods.


Isla De Los Estados, Argentina

Isla De Los Estados, Argentina. Photograph by Images & Stories/Alamy Stock Photo


The best and speedy decision you can make when you want to travel low budget is Thailand. It is the most inexpensive and comfortable choices, to begin with. Thailand has plenty of things to offer. It is enriched with natural landscapes, historical attractions, and beautiful islands. The essentially important places to visit in Thailand are the Phi Phi Le islands and the capital city Bangkok.

Koh Nang Yuan Beach, Koh Tao, Thailand

Koh Nang Yuan Beach, Thailand. Photo: Beach-Inspector GmbH


Greece is a country in the southern part of Europe. Visiting Greece is all about the UNESCO world heritage sites, the castles, and the major cities. The vibrant and colorful Greece has a number of destinations. Some of the must-visit places in Greece include the Parthenon in Athens and the beautiful islands Mykonos. Greece has always been an expensive country to visit but the recent financial crisis has made it easier to travel with the fall in accommodation and food prices. Visit it while you can!

Little Venice Mykanos Greece

Little Venice, Mykanos. Photo: Visitgreece


If you are planning to visit somewhere in Southern East Asia, Cambodia is the most pocket-friendly country. It is beautiful and has an abundance of places to explore. Some of the places you will love include the Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville beaches, Ratnagiri and Koh Rong Samloem. For sheer value for money the most pleasant hospitality.

Angkor Wat ruins and lake reflection in Cambodia, Southeast Asia

Photo: Dean Moriarty via Pixabay

Hong Kong

If you want to visit somewhere in China, Hong Kong can be your best budget destination. The country has Disneyland, shopping arenas, Ocean Park and other adventure-filled destinations. The destination can be coupled with other cities like Shenzhen and Macau. You can enjoy the versatile urban environment within a fine budget. The hustle bustle of cities, high rise buildings and the feeling of being in different country excel in itself.


Mexico is a part of South America. It is the best place to visit if you want to enjoy the tranquility of the place. Here you can enjoy the heritage sites and other places of the country without much struggle. You can have the still find spots where you can have the place all to yourself for a peaceful visit. The essential places to visit include Cancun, Cabo San Lucas, Yucatan peninsula and much more like it.


It is the safest and least expensive to visit. If you are a diving lover, don’t forget to visit Cozumel. Mexico has amazing coastal waters, is beautiful and has a diverse culture with minimal human interaction.

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