Looking for a perfect getaway destination but don’t want to break the bank?
Don’t fret! There are so many places to travel to, even internationally, while still spending under a certain budget.
Traveling doesn’t always have to be expensive. It just takes a little bit of planning and research to figure out when and where to fly to.
If a good deal on airfare happens to pop up for any of the destinations listed below, consider it fate and get ready to fly!
Places You Need to See
Vietnam is the perfect getaway for people who want affordable but premium accommodations, inexpensive dining, and beautiful views. With incredible architecture and fascinating historical sites, Vietnam is a must see for travel junkies.
Hanoi is the perfect city for first-time visitors. Here, tourists can enjoy a food tour through the city’s streets for only $20 per person.
For more traditional, relaxed meals expect to pay around the same as a “grande” drink from Starbucks. Incredible!
Tourists who visit the city always recommend getting a tour guide. It’s a great way to see how locals live and enjoy the city.
Cambodia ranks high in our list of places you need to see if you’re a tourist on a budget. Here, rooms go for as little as $4 per night for backpacker style rooms or $60 per night for a double room in a premium hotel.
The famous Angkor Wat Archaeological Park is a mere walk away from lots of hotels in the area. Tickets to this UNESCO World Heritage Site hover around $35 for one day. It’s a small price to pay to visit an incredible site.
Food in Cambodia is also ridiculously cheap, with full meals consistently clocking in at less than $3.
Guatemala is a very underrated travel destination. With beautiful lakes, beaches, volcanos, and historical sites, Guatemala is a great place to travel to when strapped for cash.
Lake Atitlan and Antigua Guatemala are two of the most popular tourist destinations. One is a beautiful lake at the base of the Atitlan Volcano. The other is a Spanish colonial town that used to be the country’s capital.
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Bolivia is the only landlocked country in all of South America. Because of this, not a lot of people visit the country. However, Bolivia has a ton to offer to tourists who decide to make the unpopular trip.
Museums and dining are incredibly affordable, with costs coming in at less than $5 for each. Some museums even cost less than a dollar or are completely free!
Bolivia also has the world’s biggest salt flat – Salar de Uyuni. Check out these incredible pictures. Who wouldn’t want to go?
This is the Caribbean vacation everyone has been waiting for! Barbados is a perfect tropical destination. Since temperatures are hot year round, traveling off-season is a great way to save some cash.
There are tons of things to see in Barbados, from beaches to caves to national parks!
Hopefully, this list of five affordable places you need to see serves as the inspiration to embark on a new journey! Check out our website for other travel guides and more style, beauty, and lifestyle posts.