There are many people who want to travel abroad but never do because they feel visiting exotic destinations is simply too cost prohibitive. However, there are many desirable destinations that can be incredibly affordable — with a little careful planning. GoBankingRates.com has rounded up 15 destinations that can be enjoyed for $15 a day — not including airfare to get there. 15. Xi’an, China. Total cost per day: $14.05. Uncover the wonders of China’s Silk Road in Xi’an at its eastern end. The UNESCO World Heritage site is famous for its 8,000 terra-cotta warriors and 10,000 bronze weapons, but that’s not all there is to this exotic destination. Take in a view of the city from the top of the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, possibly the world’s first “skyscraper.” Seven stories tall, the pagoda was built 1,300 years ago when Xi’an was the capital of the prosperous Tang Dynasty. The opulence of the city doesn’t have to drain your wallet. A stay at the Hang Tang House begins at just $6 a night and offers the feel of a four-star hotel melded with the hospitality of a hostel. It’s also the cheapest city on this list to get to, with round-trip flights from Los Angeles costing $569.
When it comes to finding superior slumbers, Belfast has never been a prohibitive city to visit.
The issue came with variety, or should we say, a serious lack of much beyond a smattering of corporate business hotels and flocks of outdated B&Bs. No longer.
The Northern Irish capital still has its fair share of traditional guesthouses with quilted duvets and squeaky beds. But there are now numerous game changers on the scene, offering style and poise at eyebrow-raisingly low prices on both sides of the Lagan.
Here’s eight of the most budget friendly boltholes.
With air travel becoming more expensive, and with the travel bug within us growing every day, we’re always on the hunt for cheap airfare to kickstart our next adventure. Yes, there are premium airlines that serve complimentary refreshments and other treats, but if you research thoroughly enough, there is probably a low-cost carrier that will offer similar (if not the same) services. Some are even associated with world-class carriers, so they can’t be that bad, right?
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