5 Cheapest Travel Destinations in the World

We all love travelling, but those of us who have spent time wandering to faraway places quickly realize just how expensive this can be. When you’re young, travelling is especially appealing but very few students can afford the costs of flights and accommodations and this often prevents them from making the most of the years when they have the most time to travel. The good news is that not every travel destination is expensive – in fact, some of them are downright cost effective.

1. Caye Caulker

Caye Caulker

Belize often calls to mind sandy beaches and palm trees, but most would be shocked at just how affordable a trip to the small island of Caye Caulker could be. For those looking for fun, surf and adventure, this island is the perfect destination, boasting thrilling diving spots right to the heart of the Belize Barrier Reef. Furthermore, as this island tends to be a hotspot for the young and adventurous, it’s a great place to meet other, likeminded people. Overall, this holiday destination is a must for any young traveler looking to venture out into the world without breaking the bank.

2. Cusco


Anyone who is interested in beauty and history would do a lot worse than to venture out to Cusco, Peru. This is the former Incan capital and so it boasts some of the most incredible ruins in the world. Not only will you get a chance to see some of the Incan ruins, but you will also get to view ruins of Spanish settlements, which were set up when Spain conquered the region. Keep in mind that this holiday spot is not for the feint hearted as there are a wide range of hiking trails that will need to be conquered for any visitor to Cusco.

3. Koh Phi Phi

koh phi phi thailand

The islands of Koh Phi Phi in Thailand has become very popular in the past few years, not only because of its pristine, blue waters, but because it’s such a cheap holiday destination. Instead of paying a fortune to spend time in Bangkok, you can venture out to the islands and enjoy everything that this mountainous area has to offer, all for a fraction of the cost of another destination.

4. Coban

Cobán Guatemala

In the heart of Guatemala likes the city of Coban, an area that draws in the lovers of nature like bees to a flower. Here, visitors will be able to enjoy natural waterfalls and pristine waters – all for a fraction of what they would pay to venture to other destinations.

5. Budapest

Budapest Hungary

Budapest is a thriving Hungarian city that is often forgotten by travelers. The hotels and subsistence costs within the city are low and public transportation is handy and inexpensive. Overall, this is a great historical city for any traveler to explore.


Setting your next travel destination doesn’t need to be tough or expensive, as there are great destinations to explore that won’t break the bank and will leave you with thrilling memories to cherish for years to come.