By: | Updated: 06/16/2017


For those who have a more spiritual nature and enjoy rich history and culture, as well as delicious spicy food, India is a great place to travel on a budget. You can save a lot of money by staying in a hostel, although this means you will be sharing a bathroom, and probably even the bedroom. However, there are plenty of affordable hotels and even the more luxurious hotels are pretty reasonable.

Backpacking through India has become a popular travel activity or enjoy the beautiful sandy beaches with blue sparkling water. Take part in the culture, experience the history or explore the breathtaking architecture.

10 Top Locations for Budget Travel

Barcelona, Spain

If you are trying to travel on a budget, Barcelona Spain is one of the best destinations. With its sparkling beaches and gorgeous architecture, you won’t grow tired of things to do in Barcelona Accommodations are reasonable as is the food. And for those who like to party it up a bit, the booze is cheap. You can lounge on the beach during the day and then take part in the nightlife.

Museums in Barcelona are free on Sundays and there is always some type of festival taking place and if you take the time to look around, you can find plenty of free music, art exhibits and even dancing.


Just as Puerto Rico as a travel oasis for Americans, Croatia is a great budget travel destination for Europeans. Travel and accommodations are extremely reasonable, as is the food. There are plenty of lakes, mountains and greenery to leave you breathless, not to mention islands.

Whether you are into snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, hiking or cycling, there is no end to the activities for those with a more adventurous nature. There are plenty of festivals and markets and shops as well as history and culture. You won’t regret taking a much needed trip to this hidden gem.

South Africa

Everyone should travel to South Africa at least once in their lives. Lodging in South Africa is extremely affordable, especially if you take the time to do some research.

There is no shortage to things to do from numerous wildlife safaris to wine tasting to lounging on the beaches. There are plenty of farmers markets, shops and there is a ton of local food to sample at an affordable price. There are lighthouses, museums, vineyards, beaches and national parks to explore. You will not be sorry you chose South Africa as your budget travel destination.

10 Top Locations for Budget Travel

Buenos Aires

Often referred to as the “Paris of South America,” Buenos Aires is an extremely affordable budget travel local as it has declined in popularity in recent years. Hotel rates are usually low at all time so book your trip now and explore the rich culture of Buenos Aires historical sites, museums and endless festivals and fairs. There are plenty of free walking tours as well it is also a good spot for those who enjoy the nightlife. Don’t miss out in this affordable and fun place to travel on a budget.