The Cheapest Travel Destinations in the World in 2020
In the song entitled, “It’s a Small World After All”, the singer greatly emphasized that the world is indeed small if each and every one of us has the drive and passion to help one another and to make it a better place for all of us living in it.
The same perspective goes to every wandering tourist and individual who aims to travel and tour around the world, despite the current global health pandemic as well as if he or she is on a budget.
The world may be small yet it becomes closer and clearer if it is visited and appreciated by the adventurous traveler and tourist in a personal point of view and on a clearer lens of his or her eyes, so to speak.
The thrive and goal to travel is definitely formidable as it brings every individual to a dimension wherein he or she will learn something new, and at the same time, he or she will get the opportunity to practice independence and celebrate all the more, his or her individuality.
In this article, we will get to discover the top 7 cheapest travel destinations in the world for this year 2020. We will try to decipher on how each travel destination can be visited on a budgetary basis of the concerned touristy individual, and at the same time, on how he or she will get to enjoy and savor each moment in the place, as a whole and in entirety. Let us begin.
As an archipelago, the Philippines is diverse and multifaceted in terms of tourist spots and scenic places to go to. It is a guaranteed package for every tourist and visitor that they will enjoy and make the most of their travel in the Pearl of the Orient Seas because of its wide array of choices, options and selections that are transcended in the major tenets of relaxation, rejuvenation and adventure.
On the basis of travel expenses, tourists and travelers are reminded that the country may be costly and time consuming in terms of money and time spent in the country. In addition, in terms of backpacker inns and hostels, options and choices are not in abundance in comparison to the other neighboring countries of Southeast Asia.
Realistically, the two tenets may affect the impression of tourists and travelers about the Philippines, yet the goal of traveling in the country on a low budget is still achievable, doable, possible and feasible.
There are two options that the traveler and tourist alike should consider in traveling to the Philippines.
First and foremost, there is the so-called, “Peak Seasons”, wherein if the wandering tourist would want to travel during this specific season, he or she should book the flight ahead of time, the time frame of travel and bucket list of places to go should be well-planned beforehand, and the travel should be within 2 regions only, in order for the tourist to save on travel expenses, that will conform to his or her budget.
Second is the so-called “regular seasons”. The Philippines is known to be a nation that is rich in incredibly picturesque islands, beautifully pristine diving sites and most importantly of its tremendous array of hidden gems.
Thus, if the wandering tourist and individual dreams to travel on a budget to the Pearl of the Orient Sea, he or she should prefer a handpick on the second option so that he or she will get to experience to the highest level, the bounty of the country and will come to a realization that every peso that he or she uses for spending is worth the price, respectively.
Lastly, in the aspects of meal expenses, accommodation expenses, sim card data expenses and transportation expenses, a tourist and foreigner should prepare a maximum budget of $5 to $20 per aforementioned expense, in the Philippines.
A blend of nature and sightseeing experiences is the promise of Kyrgyzstan to its prospective travelers and visitors alike as a steadfast country.
During the past few years up to the present year which is 2020, Kyrgyzstan has brimmed its image and reputation as a top choice country in Asia for travelers and visitors alike because of its budget-friendly offers and selections as a country in Central Asia.
In addition, in the aspect of food choice and expenses, the price range is cheap, affordable and interesting in every bite.
Alongside with that, in the aspect of transportation, the price range is both fixed and cheap which makes it easy for every adventurous traveler to wander around the country in an accessible manner, in the perspective of using minibuses as an example.
In addition, in the aspect of accommodation, the country’s array of hostels can be found in its major tourist destinations, while on the other hand, an offer of local home stays are more visible as a choice, in the rural parts of the country which begins at a price of $10, preliminarily.
For instance, if the exhilarated tourist and individual dreams to perform a multi-experiential day long hike in the country’s infamous Tian Shan Mountains, he or she should greatly take into consideration that the price for the whole tour is inclusive of the food, transportation and accommodation expenses as he or she conforms to budgeting, as a whole.
Lastly, in the aspects of meal expenses, accommodation expenses, sim card data expenses and transportation expenses, a tourist and foreigner should prepare a maximum budget of $3 to $12 per aforementioned expense in Kyrgyzstan.
Greece is known worldwide as one of the most luxurious and most expensive countries in Europe in terms of cost of living and lifestyle, in accordance with the perspective of the citizens and individuals who live in the country.
In the primary thrust of traveling to Greece, the wandering tourist and individual is reminded that he or she should project and plan his or her trip to the multifaceted country on a proper and good timing, as time is of the essence, in the most crucial sense in traveling to Greece.
In addition, the debt crisis that Greece has experienced as a country way back in 2010, has contribute beneficially to the cut down of accommodation prices, tour prices and flight prices up to this present year of 2020, which is truly advantageous for every tourist and traveler who wants to visit Greece on a planned and accustomed budget.
On the contrary, as a reminder to tourists and travelers alike, the summer months in Greece is considered to be excessively costly, which means that if somebody who envisions himself or herself of experiencing the beauty of Greece on a more personable level, should devoid booking a flight in the months of July and August as these two consecutive months are highly regarded as the busiest and hottest months of the country, relatively.
On the brighter side, it is best for tourists and travelers to visit Greece after the summer season, in a matter of a few weeks as this is the destined time wherein the crowds of people are minimal and a lower budget is a perfect fit in meeting the expenses of the touristy individual, respectively.
To continue with, in the aspect of food choices, tourists and travelers are encouraged by the locals of Greece to purchase a bounty of fresh produce, in accordance to their preference, as this alternative offer will inspire him or her to cook and prepare his or her own meal,instead of eating out in the restaurants of the country which is branded with an expensive reputation and a costly image, so to speak.
Furthermore, a tourist and individual who is driven to try out something that is new will greatly consider the opportunity of experiencing a simple yet meaningful picnic, paired with a magnificent view by the beach as a part of his or her bucket list in Greece, rather than eating a seafood meal in a lavish Greek restaurant, for budgetary purposes.
Aside from an experiential picnic by the beach, the tourist and individual may want to grab the opportunity of doing the following activities such as, free walking tours and group-based island hopping in order to delineate a bountiful of transfers.
As an overall tip the tourist and traveler is encouraged to avail of the opportunity of opting for a domestic flight in comparison to a bus ride because it is much cheaper in price.
Lastly, in the aspects of meal expenses, accommodation expenses, sim card data expenses and transportation expenses, a tourist and foreigner should prepare a maximum budget of $10 to $15 per aforementioned expense in Greece.
Czech Republic has been one of the handpicked favorites of tourists and travelers during the past few years, and most especially this year 2020, before the global health pandemic transpired because of its worldly renowned tourist destination and spot, “Prague”.
A glimpse of a rich national history, as well as of the availability of beer that is cheap in price, in comparison to water, are two of the greatest features and influences that motivate wandering tourists and travelers alike to visit and tour around Czech Republic, a contributed by the country’s price inflation in its highly in demand commodities.
The beauty of traveling to Czech Republic is that, the country is highly regarded as one of the cheapest and affordable countries to travel into in Central Europe, for the reason that, aside from the infamous, Prague, the nation beams in pride with its two other places that are flocked by tourists and travelers alike and these are Telc and Cesky Krumlov.
Telc and Cesky Krumlov provide tourists and travelers with the grand opportunity of experiencing the impactful culture of the Czech people at a budget-friendly cost, so to speak.
In the aspect of transportation, in the point of view of the country’s locality, the prices are definitely affordable and trustworthy and this is proven evident with the availability of a 3-day pass which costs $16 to be exact if ever the touristy individual wishes to travel a lot in the country.
On the other hand, in the aspect of Czech Cuisine, the array and variety of food choices that the Czech people offer are both large in portion and hearty in dual description.
Realistically, Czech meals are composed most of the time with meat and potato, wherein if eaten daily, it can be detrimental to the tourist and traveler’s health.
But, on the brighter side, when it comes to budget stretch and conformity, the meals can be of great help, as the health-conscious traveler and tourist may opt to eat heavily during lunch time in a local Czech restaurant and in the later part of the day, he or she can opt for a light snack delight for dinner time, relatively.
As an additive feature to the country, Czech Republic never falls behind in terms of wondrous museums and historically imbibed sites, wherein tourists will get the chance to view such in a personal perspective with the premonition that these are quite expensive, in terms of entrance fees. Thus, the tourist and traveler is encouraged to pick the sites and museums wherein he or she is greatly intrigued if ever he or she decides to take a shot in entering a Czech historical site and museum, with the premise that his or her travel budget will suffice.
As an example, the Prague Castle entrance fee costs $18 to be exact.
But, in order not to dull the tourist-ladened heart of the individual, he or she may opt for a choice wherein he or she may not enter these historical sites and museums for a provision that the view of its hikes are truly incredible and the architectural perspective of these sites and museums are truly admirable even at its outside look, alone.
Lastly, in the aspects of meal expenses, accommodation expenses, sim card data expenses and transportation expenses, a tourist and foreigner should prepare a maximum budget of $15 to $20 per aforementioned expense in Czech Republic.
A crowning blunder may have transpired between Miss Colombia and Miss Philippines during Miss Universe 2015, but this does not in any way affect the good relationship between the Philippines and Colombia, respectively.
On the brighter side, it has even contributed to the boost up in the tourism industry of the two respective countries on a global scale.
As a country, Colombia never falls short on its image and reputation of being a country that may have had a dark past yet has remained steadfast in being a colorful, popularly affordable, top-picked and budget-friendly tourist destination in South America, to be exact.
History Enthusiasts will truly feel an in-depth fascination with the country because of its wide array of museums and historical sites that are situated geographically in the other parts of the country, in the Lost City and in Bogota, specifically.
On the other side of the coin, if a traveler and tourists is a certified nature lover, he or she will truly appreciate the pristine offers of the Amazon River.
The experiential opportunities are endless for the certified water lovers and sea people respectively, as tourists and travelers will get the chance to experience diving firsthand in Colombia’s Amazon River, and at the same time, indulge in its crystal clear beaches in a maximal level.
In terms of the aspect of food, accommodation and transportation, these three facets are definitely affordable and budgetary accustomed in Colombia.
In a bigger picture, the individual will get the opportunity to splurge, if ever his or her intention leads him or her to do such, by means of booking a luxury-ladened villa good for two nights or more. This is definitely a deal that he or she cannot resist because this can only be achieved in the heart of Colombia.
Lastly, in the aspects of meal expenses, accommodation expenses, sim card data expenses and transportation expenses, a tourist and foreigner should prepare a maximum budget of $10 to $50 per aforementioned expense in Colombia.
Nicaragua is highly regarded as one of the cheapest travel destinations in Central America, most especially when mass tourism is not at its peak in the country.
At present, Nicaragua is gearing on to the direction of building an image and reputation as the “next Costa Rica”, for the reason that the prices of its various commodities and industries are about to go higher as impacted greatly by the influx of “Mass Tourism” in the country.
In the perspective of the past years and at this present year which is 2020, Nicaragua remains to be a country that is fun, affordable, cheap in prices and budget-friendly, so to speak.
As a preliminary, a variety of activities can be done in the heart of Nicaragua by the wandering tourist and foreigner and these are definitely endless in fun and experiential in action which includes diving, surfing and volcano hiking for the certified outdoorsy traveler.
To continue with, if the tourist and traveler alike seeks for a relaxing adventure, Nicaragua’s colonial cities offers its guests and visitors, a bountiful opportunity of either strolling around in each of these cities’ dimensions or to opt for an all-day lay down scene on the shoreline of Nicaragua’s beaches, in accordance to the preference of the touristy individual.
In the aspect of food, Nicaragua’s cuisine is both affordable and delicious which is definitely worthwhile for repetition.
In conformity to the tourist’s and traveler’s budget, an array of hostels can be found all throughout the country wherein he or she can choose from accordingly and in a preferred manner, thus the anxiety of looking for what is not expensive can definitely be dulled in the mind of the tourist and foreigner, respectively.
As a heads up to every tourist and traveler who envisions visiting Nicaragua, safety is never an assurance in the country. Thus, it is best that he or she visits the official advisory site of the country, before making up his or her mind of going to Nicaragua in finality.
Lastly, in the aspects of meal expenses, accommodation expenses, sim card data expenses and transportation expenses, a tourist and foreigner should prepare a maximum budget of $3 to $15 per aforementioned expense in Nicaragua.
South Africa’s prime feature as a nation can be vividly seen in its exchange rate in terms of USD or Euro, whichever is the currency brought by the wandering tourist and traveler along with him or her in the country, respectively.
South Africa is definitely home to a wide selection of tourist accommodations, guesthouses, hostels and backpackers inns, which are all guaranteed to be both beautiful and unique in a sole perspective and most importantly, affordable and budget-friendly.
As a friendly advice to tourists and travelers who envision going to South Africa, a big part of their travel budget must go to food as it is known to be expensive in the country. As an alternative, the traveler and tourist can opt to cook his or her own food during the duration and entirety of his or her travel and stay in the infamous country.
As a quick guide, a bounty of grocery stores can be found all over the country, wherein the touristy individual will get to appreciate the commodities and produce that are available as these are all sold at reasonable prices.
In the longer run, the touristy individual will get to appreciate the fact that he or she has saved and spent on a budget, by preparing firsthand his or her own daily breakfast and dinner, in an occasional manner.
In the aspect of public transportation, it is very unfortunate to know that it is truly limited outside Cape Town and Johannesburg, respectively.
In a realistic view of South Africa, some of the nationally known private companies of the country offer free transportation for its employees as a benefit and at the same time, trains are also rampant all over the country.
As a conformity to the traveler’s budget, it is advised that he or she would rent a car for his or her travel in the country, and at the same time, grab the opportunity of making new friends so that he or she can share the rental expenses with a maximum of 3 persons, in a manner of chipping in, relatively.
Lastly, in the aspects of meal expenses, accommodation expenses, sim card data expenses and transportation expenses, a tourist and foreigner should prepare a maximum budget of $9 to $35 per aforementioned expense in South Africa.
Now that the writer of this article has featured the top 7 cheapest destinations in the world to travel into in 2020, it is the hope of the writer that every tourist, foreigner and traveler alike, will never fade away in maintaining his or her passion and heart for travel, on a larger scale.