Budget Vacation Ideas:
6 Cheapest Places to Travel


Do you need a vacation but don't want to break the bank? There are plenty of cheap places to travel to that suit every kind of traveler.

Some of the cheapest countries to visit offer unforgettable vacations, from exploring diverse landscapes to charming city escapes with mouth-watering cuisine. Discovering a new country is tempting and even better when you can travel at an affordable price.

Six of the most affordable vacations this season

Fancy some cheap vacation ideas to help you plan your next trip? We’ve put together a list of the best affordable travel destinations for you to consider.

Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey's largest city, Istanbul, is well renowned for its rich history, breathtaking architecture, charming bazaars, and fantastic weather.

The good news is that visitors can see the best of Istanbul on a budget. Save on travel and explore on foot while navigating the city's twisted roads and soaring mosques. One of Istanbul's largest parks, Gülhane Park, is at the tip of the city's historic peninsula. The park is a favorite weekend destination for local families and a haven amid the bustling, congested old city.

Another must-see for tourists on a budget is the Grand Bazaar, one of the world's largest and oldest markets, offering spices, Turkish delights, and more.

It’s best to visit Istanbul from March through May and between September and November, when temperatures are most pleasant.

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Cairo, Egypt

Egypt’s capital is one of the most renowned cities in the MENA region, with a global appeal. The city has a fascinating blend of modern attractions and areas rich in history and culture.

Perhaps best known for the Pyramids of Giza, Cairo is a budget-friendly city with many treasures to discover. Visitors seeking a special nature experience should consider visiting Al-Azhar Park, which offers a 30-hectare expanse of greenery to explore at a reasonable price.

Temperatures are cooler between October and April, making exploring Cairo's busy streets more comfortable.

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Tirana, Albania

Tirana, Albania's capital city, is jam-packed with sightseeing opportunities. It’s transformed since the dark times of dictatorship and economic depression. Tirana now has a population of nearly one million, which is rapidly increasing. It is also flourishing with a distinct blend of history and art, luring tourists worldwide.

There's little doubt that you'll have an unforgettable trip in the recently developed tourist hotspot, even though the city is smaller than its European neighbors. There’s an array of places to visit – at an affordable cost – whether it’s shopping at Tirana East Gate, visiting the National History Museum, or meandering near Skanderbeg Square.

Travelers will most likely experience good weather between May and October, with average temperatures between 20°C and 26°C.

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Baku, Azerbaijan

The capital of Azerbaijan, located on the coast of the Caspian Sea, is well recognized for its impressive architecture, but it has a lot more to offer visitors on a budget. It’s come a long way in recent years and is famed for its historic old city and three iconic skyscrapers covered in LED panels.

Baku's beaches, volcanoes, and stunning landscapes that combine the old and new can all be explored on a budget. The city’s various museums are also a must-see for visitors.

Summers bring warmth and humidity to Baku, and July and August are typically the hottest months, with temperatures rising to 32°C.

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Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia's capital, is known for its delicious cuisine and relaxing thermal baths. It's a beautiful city with a distinct blend of natural beauty and rugged charm derived from rustic Old Town buildings and Art Nouveau architecture. It’s also an ideal destination for holiday goers on a budget.

Knowing the local language and currency will come in handy. While Georgian is the most commonly spoken language in Tbilisi, and the Georgian currency, the Lari, is widely accepted.

Tbilisi's summers are hot and dry, while the winters are cloudy and cold. Between June and early September, it is warm and pleasant, making it the best time to visit for those interested in outdoor activities.

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo is a captivating city with various attractions, from the mesmerizing Old Town to the dark stories of its devastating history. Whether you want to learn more about Sarajevo's culture or simply stroll through the streets looking for a souvenir, the city has something for everyone – at affordable prices.

Summers in Sarajevo are warm, while winters bring snow and chilly weather to the city. From late June to early September is the best time to visit for comfortable temperatures when experiencing outdoor activities.

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