9 Budget Friendly Travel Destinations

By Seeker Editors @seeker

Looking for an amazing experience that won't break the bank? Look no further, we have scoured the earth for the best destinations with affordable lifestyles to experience. Enjoy exploring these gorgeous countries, from the vast landscapes of Mexico to the mouthwatering cuisine of South Korea, there is no limit to life-changing adventures that are safe for your wallet.

Budget Friendly Travel Destinations Map

Budget Friendly Travel Destinations Places

  • Cambodia
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      Cambodia is an excellent affordable travel destination, with plenty of budget-friendly hostels and dorms. Cambodia is full of life-changing experiences, from the gorgeous temple of Angor Wat to the picturesque natural landscapes, get around this gorgeous country for a fair price and embrace the local way of life. With delicious and authentic street food at every corner, and the rich culture surrounding you, Cambodia is a must for any backpacker or bargain hunter searching for a transformative experience.

  • Portugal
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      Portugal is life-changing, with pristine beaches, fishing villages, gorgeous wine country, and rustic cities. A perfect destination to enjoy sunny days and delicious local cuisine, outside of the capital city it is very easy to find bargains in Portugal. Compared to the rest of Europe, Portugal is an ideal spot for budget travel and hostel hopping, experience this vast country for your next adventure.

  • South Korea
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      Chewy rice cakes dipped in spicy sauce served fresh on the streets of Seoul, piles of kimchee and pork at KBBQ, and Airbnbs located in the center of the city for under 50$ a night- you have to try to break your budget here. Enjoy the rich cultural history of South Korea, plenty of fun tourist attractions, gorgeous temples, and landscapes all for a fair price at this frequently overlooked budget-travel holy grail.

  • Mexico
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      With breathtaking landscapes, mouthwatering cuisine, and plenty of fun activities, Mexico is a must for any budget traveler. Mexico is very affordable and with plenty of amazing experiences, from ancient ruins to explore to authentic local cuisine. Enjoy the vibrant lifestyle of the sunny destination.

  • Arizona
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      The US is not always affordable, but Arizona State is full of budget-friendly deals and perfect for a road trip. Along with a beautiful desert landscape and diverse culture, Arizona makes for the perfect backdrop for your next big USA trip.

  • Thailand
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      Enjoy local street food and the abundance of affordable hostels in destinations like Chiang Mai, Thailand is a life-changing country that provides delicious food and rich culture that is entirely budget-friendly. Explore natural wonders and gorgeous temples, eat noodles and drink sweet Thai tea and have one of the best experiences of your life making the most of the authentic Thai lifestyle.

  • Philippines
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      Enjoy fresh Phillipino mango juice alongside pristine beaches that are so gorgeous that you might forget you aren't at a private resort. With great hostel options and affordable hotels, the Philippines has long been a destination for budget travelers. Explore the beautiful and friendly country and enjoy some of the most delicious food for a fair price.

  • Czech Republic
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      The rich culture and gorgeously preserved castles of the Czech Republic make it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe- also one of the most affordable. If you travel outside of Prague you can experience so much authentic culture, filling Czech cuisine, and beautiful architecture that is entirely budget-friendly.

  • Greece
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      Explore ancient ruins and enjoy the Mediterranean sun at this awe-inspiring destination. Enjoying Greece on a budget requires living the local lifestyle by home cooing with fresh produce from markets, and making the most of the plenty of free tourist attractions, including detailed historical walking tours. Experience the unique and healthy Mediterranean culture and mingle with locals at various low-key events across the country. Fresh fish, fresh vegetables, plenty of warm sunlight, and gorgeous white abodes- what more can you ask for?

  • Cambodia

    Cambodia is an excellent affordable travel destination, with plenty of budget-friendly hostels and dorms. Cambodia is full of life-changing experiences, from the gorgeous temple of Angor Wat to the picturesque natural landscapes, get around this gorgeous country for a fair price and embrace the local way of life. With delicious and authentic street food at every corner, and the rich culture surrounding you, Cambodia is a must for any backpacker or bargain hunter searching for a transformative experience.

    April 18, 2021
  • Portugal

    Portugal is life-changing, with pristine beaches, fishing villages, gorgeous wine country, and rustic cities. A perfect destination to enjoy sunny days and delicious local cuisine, outside of the capital city it is very easy to find bargains in Portugal. Compared to the rest of Europe, Portugal is an ideal spot for budget travel and hostel hopping, experience this vast country for your next adventure.

    April 18, 2021
  • South Korea

    Chewy rice cakes dipped in spicy sauce served fresh on the streets of Seoul, piles of kimchee and pork at KBBQ, and Airbnbs located in the center of the city for under 50$ a night- you have to try to break your budget here. Enjoy the rich cultural history of South Korea, plenty of fun tourist attractions, gorgeous temples, and landscapes all for a fair price at this frequently overlooked budget-travel holy grail.

    April 18, 2021
  • Mexico

    With breathtaking landscapes, mouthwatering cuisine, and plenty of fun activities, Mexico is a must for any budget traveler. Mexico is very affordable and with plenty of amazing experiences, from ancient ruins to explore to authentic local cuisine. Enjoy the vibrant lifestyle of the sunny destination.

    April 19, 2021
  • Arizona

    The US is not always affordable, but Arizona State is full of budget-friendly deals and perfect for a road trip. Along with a beautiful desert landscape and diverse culture, Arizona makes for the perfect backdrop for your next big USA trip.

    April 18, 2021
  • Thailand

    Enjoy local street food and the abundance of affordable hostels in destinations like Chiang Mai, Thailand is a life-changing country that provides delicious food and rich culture that is entirely budget-friendly. Explore natural wonders and gorgeous temples, eat noodles and drink sweet Thai tea and have one of the best experiences of your life making the most of the authentic Thai lifestyle.

    April 18, 2021
  • Philippines

    Enjoy fresh Phillipino mango juice alongside pristine beaches that are so gorgeous that you might forget you aren't at a private resort. With great hostel options and affordable hotels, the Philippines has long been a destination for budget travelers. Explore the beautiful and friendly country and enjoy some of the most delicious food for a fair price.

    April 18, 2021
  • Czech Republic

    The rich culture and gorgeously preserved castles of the Czech Republic make it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe- also one of the most affordable. If you travel outside of Prague you can experience so much authentic culture, filling Czech cuisine, and beautiful architecture that is entirely budget-friendly.

    April 18, 2021
  • Greece

    Explore ancient ruins and enjoy the Mediterranean sun at this awe-inspiring destination. Enjoying Greece on a budget requires living the local lifestyle by home cooing with fresh produce from markets, and making the most of the plenty of free tourist attractions, including detailed historical walking tours. Experience the unique and healthy Mediterranean culture and mingle with locals at various low-key events across the country. Fresh fish, fresh vegetables, plenty of warm sunlight, and gorgeous white abodes- what more can you ask for?

    April 18, 2021