The 10 cheapest vacation destinations in the world are mainly Asian places, where the trip there usually costs more than the stay, so that longer trips are worthwhile in order to really enjoy the cheap accommodation and cheap food.
- Lamai on Koh Samui – Thailand
The most expensive thing about a Thailand vacation is the flight. Therefore, a stay is only worthwhile from about three to four weeks. The longer you stay in Thailand, the better the price-performance ratio will be. The rule of thumb also applies in Thailand that it is much cheaper in remote, less touristy areas than in tourist strongholds. Nevertheless, popular vacation spots like Koh Samui are alsoor Phuket is still very cheap compared to European standards. For example, you can find beach bungalows in Lamai on Koh Samui for around 500 baht a night, which corresponds to around 11 euros depending on the course. Food and public transport are very cheap. On Lamai you can eat lobster for around 7 euros. If you like it really inexpensive, it is best to go to the Tesco Lotus supermarket in the late afternoon or evening and look for reduced lunch menus. These are already cheap anyway. Shortly before the shop closes, however, the prices drop extremely, so that soups are available from 3 baht and rice meals from 7 baht. So you can get a nutritious meal for less than 20 cents.
- Bangkok – capital of Thailand
In the Thai capital Bangkok, too, things are still quite cheap when it comes to the cost of overnight stays. There are double rooms with a fridge for around 20 euros a night – including a fantastic view from the roof with the pool. In terms of food prices, Bangkok is a little cheaper than Koh Samui.
- Chiang Mai
Somewhat cheaper than the metropolis Bangkok is the capital of the far north of Thailand – Chiang Mai. The top travel destination in Southeast Asia is full of old temples and less crowded than Bangkok.
- The province of Udon Thani in the northeast of Thailand
There is hardly any other place in Thailand where you can eat in outdoor restaurants for as cheaply as in the Udon Thani province. There are freshly prepared, opulent vegetarian menus from 30 baht, which corresponds to about 80 cents. Meat dishes are available from one euro. Domestic flights from Bangkok to less used areas are also very cheap.
In the neighboring country of Thailand, too, there are extremely inexpensive accommodations, cheap food and admission prices. Vientiane and Luang Prabang on the Mekong are particularly worth mentioning here. There are accommodations for less than four euros a night.
- Hanoi, Vietnam
Even Vietnam is dominated by food stalls on the streets and cheap food. One of the cheapest accommodations in the capital Hanoi is the Friendly Backpackers Hostel, which can be booked for as little as EUR 3.13 per person per night.
- Goa in India
According to hostelbookers.com, there are already accommodations in the state of Goa for less than three euros per night. Since there are also tranquil cities and many beaches, the place is one of the cheapest holiday destinations in the world.
Between 2010 and 2014, Tunisian citizens are fighting for more rights. Among other things, it concerned freedom of belief and equality between men and women. Since these struggles were not non-violent, Tunisia was rather unattractive for vacationers for a few years. After a new constitution came into force in 2014, things calmed down again. The country is now trying to attract more tourists with low prices.
In Bali you can find cheap beach huts. Overnight stays in mid-range hotels are also inexpensive. The local spa facilities are famous and cheap.
- Bucharest in Romania
A cheap vacation spot in Europe is Bucharest with a lively city center and a few attractions worth seeing. Here travelers can stay for just over five euros per person.