By – Shrey chhibber
Even if you’ve managed to bag cheap deals and tickets for your holiday from travel sites, you surely don’t want to sell an organ just to finance sundowners in that classic bar once you’ve arrived.
We’ve scouted the globe for cheapest travel destinations that offer great value for money as soon as you land, from steamy hot food in South America to booze and cookies in the Balkans.
The country of Cambodia, With beds ranging from £2.50* and lip-smacking food for even half of that, is one of the cheapest countries to travel in the year 2017. Cambodia is such a cheap place to go on holiday that you can feel bad for paying so less ( lol ). Check out the Siddharta Boutique Hotel which is famous for its richly decorated interiors, in-room iPod docks and fancy pool for as low as £50. It’s also just a kilometre away down the road from the world famous Angkor Wat Archaeological Park. You can’t complete your trip to Cambodia without visiting this iconic ancient site, preferably in evening to watch the sun rise behind Angkor Wat temple itself which is a spectacular experience.
Bolivia is Known as the Tibet of the Americans. Bolivia is a relatively small country and is one of only two landlocked countries in South America. Wander along the city of Calle Jaén – Bolivia’s administrative capital and the city of La Paz – for an experience of South American life under Spanish control. Bolivia is one of the cheapest places to visit for food and drink in all of South America. In Bolivia, a bottle of Paceña beer generally costs less than £2.50 and a bowl of potato soup costs about the same.
- Sri Lanka
The island is not only famous for its gossamer-fine sands, cloud-wrapped mountains, waterfalls, tea plantations and palm trees wafting in the breeze but it is famous for its value for money. you can concentrate on feasting on fish curry, trekking in the jungle and staying in hotels on the beach for a mere sum of money. In Srilanka, you can live like royalty for under £30 a day.
- Dominican Republic
The Caribbean is pricey but not the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic can work out to be a great value for money holiday destination, where £30 a day will cover all your accommodation, travel and food expenses. You will find exotic food for under a fiver and beers for around £1 from the grocery stores. You can do adventure activities like scuba diving all included at just over £100 per person.
Flight prices to Ireland have been reduced over the past few years meaning you can get to the country for way less than your budget. Once you land in the Irish capital stay at the central Generator Hostel and you could pay just €10 for your bed. You can spend some of your savings on the city’s vibrant nightlife with a visit to the city’s evergreen pubs.