The 10 cheapest countries in the world to go on vacation

The 10 cheapest countries in the world to go on vacation


From Hungary to Honduras: discover 10 very inexpensive places where you can go this summer with a budget of 25 € per day. Want to find a cheap vacation destination? It’s this way !

Want to go on vacation at the best value for money? There are many countries where it is possible to live like a king with 25 or 30 € per day … Discover the cheapest holiday destinations on the planet.

From salsa lessons in South America to exhilarating Balkan evenings, whether you’re looking for a holiday in the sun or want a little more exotic than a holiday in Palavas-les-Flots (a respectable alternative to stay), take a look at these destinations for a cheap trip.

There are many things to consider in your travel budget: flights and accommodation of course, but also all the expenses you will have to face once you arrive at your destination. For this reason, go to a cheap destination. Once you are there, you can have fun without breaking

In Europe

1. Hungary

Located on the Danube, Budapest, the historic capital of Hungary, is one of the most beautiful European capitals and is ideal for a cheap holiday. Although the cost of living has increased in recent years, Budapest is served by many low-cost airlines , allowing you to keep the budget to please you once you reach your destination. Treat yourself to delicious cakes, enjoy the local spirits and take the time to relax in the many spas of the city. During your cheap stay in Hungary, stop by Gerbeaud’s for delicious and delicious pastries, or visit a traditional kávéház (café) and taste kürtőskalács(a traditional Hungarian pastry shaped fireplace). Budapest is a relatively cheap city. It is possible to eat for € 3 meal, to find train tickets from € 1.50 and dorm beds hostel for ten euros. If you want to go green, go to Lake Balaton. Located in Transdanubia in the west of the country, it is the largest lake in Central Europe. In summer, it is a popular destination for families looking to escape the heat of the city, as this lake is just an hour and a half away from Budapest by train and is also a holiday destination not Dear. The two main seaside resorts are Siófok and Balatonfüred. The activities to do are not lacking: you can go hiking in the hills north of the lake,

Useful information

  • Price of a pint of beer: 1,15 €
  • Price of a meal in a cheap meal: 4,92 €
  • Price of a taxi trip: 1,45 € + 0,90 € / km
  • Price of a double room (3 * hotel): 87 € / night
  • Price of a return flight from France: 197 €
  • Cost of living: 45% cheaper than in France

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2. Bulgaria

In Bulgaria, the seaside resorts along the Black Sea have experienced a tourist boom in recent years as Bulgaria is a perfect country for a cheap trip, far less than traditional summer destinations such as southern Spain. If you prefer the atmosphere of big cities to the beaches, go to Sofia, the capital of the country. A budget of 25 € per day and per person is enough to discover the local culinary specialties, taste the “robust” local drinks, sleep in a comfortable bed and make new friends. Located 20 minutes by metro from the airport (30 to 40 minutes if you travel by bus), the old center of Sofia will allow you to quench your thirst for culture, Europe’s second oldest city is filled with museums and galleries such as the Museum of Socialist Art and the National Museum of Literature. Enjoy the summer sun and go to the beach “Lulin Beach”. The resort has three outdoor pools, a sandy beach, a football pitch and even a “canteen” where you can buy pizza.

Although Sofia is becoming an increasingly tourist destination, there are still many places outside the city “forgotten” tourists. The further east you go, the lower the cost of living will be. Do you want to go to the seaside in the sun without lightening your wallet? Although the port of Burgas can not be described as “pretty”, the nearby town of Nessebar – located just over an hour south of Varna – is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is the perfect place to go to start your cheap trip to the shores of the Black Sea. Although most of the ancient city of Nessebar has collapsed in the Black Sea, the city is full of cobblestone streets where you can stroll and go in search of old churches to admire.

Useful information

  • Price of a pint of beer: 1 €
  • Price of a meal in a cheap restaurant: 4,56 €
  • Price of a taxi ride: 0,40 € + 0,40 € / km
  • Price of a double room (3 * hotel): 49 € / night
  • Price of a return flight from France: 266 €
  • Cost of living: 53% cheaper than in France

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 3. Greece

Due to the country’s economic situation, the cost of living has fallen in recent years in Greece. While going on vacation to Santorini or Mykonos is relatively expensive, there are many quieter and lesser-known islands such as Paros or Skiathos where you can sunbathe in the sun and drink frozen Mythos (a Greek beer brand) for 2- 3 euros a pint, ideal for a cheap stay.

If you like to party by the pools and enjoy cheap shots, then go to Ios, an island famous for its rave nights, popular with young backpackers. You do not have time to jump from islands to islands? Just enjoy a day trip on Hydra. Located in the middle of the Sardonic Gulf, an hour and a half from Athens catamaran, this island is home to some of the best restaurants in souvlaki (kebabs) of the Aegean Sea. The restaurant Pirofani serves this delicious dish for 20 years and many other dishes that will satisfy the most gourmet of you. There is not enough meat to satisfy your caveman instinct? Navigate to Kefalonia (an island that you may recognize if you saw the movieCaptain Corelli ) to eat a piece of traditional pie filled with oozing meat and sauce wrapped in a phyllo paste. Many ferries run between the different islands. If you are coming from Athens, you just have to go to the port of Piraeus to check timetables and fares for sea connections. High-speed ferries can reach the majority of the Aegean islands in four or five hours, while 6-8 hours on the “traditional” ferry will be perfect for reaching your cheap holiday destination.

Useful information

  • Price of a pint of beer: 3,42 €
  • Price of a meal at a cheap restaurant: 6,08 €
  • Price of a taxi trip: € 3.50 + € 0.74 / km
  • Price of a double room (3 * hotel): 127 € / night
  • Price of a return flight from France: 321 €
  • Cost of living: 30% cheaper than in France

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In Asia

 4. India

Shopping in Mumbai’s luxury shops or sleeping in an international hotel in Delhi will cost you as much as if you were in Dubai, but apart from these enclaves, the cost of living is extremely low in India, it’s ideal for going on holiday cheap. Even if you only travel in first class on the trains (“The Rajdhani” or “The Shatabdi Express” are the most comfortable of them: they are air-conditioned and meals are included in the ticket price) and you take the taxi at hand, the money will go very slowly, so India is a place for a cheap stay. A budget of 1500 rupees (20 euros) a day is enough to live like a Maharaja. India is the seventh largest country in the world. Unless you plan to stay 6 months in India,

If you are looking for a change of scenery, go to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan (a state located in the west of the country). Nicknamed the “Pink City”, you can visit the beautiful Hawa Mahal(palace of the winds). If you need relaxation, head to Kerala, a state in southern India with many white sand beaches. Finally, do not miss the unmissable Taj Mahal. Located in Agra, in the north of India, this palace was built by a Mughal emperor as a gift to one of his wives of whom he was madly in love. Be careful: do not come on Fridays, it is the closing day of the Taj Mahal. In Delhi, you will find many stalls selling delicious street food in the narrow lanes or boulevards around Connaught Square in the city center. Choose where you will eat carefully. If the seller’s stall is clean and filled with customers, it’s a good sign: when there is flow, the food is usually fresh. But if you have a fragile stomach, do not forget to bring with you a box of Immodium just in case. Welcome to a cheap country to travel.

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