Low cost journey doesn’t should imply compromising on high quality. We’ve discovered the easiest locations to discover in 2019 that gained’t break the financial institution. 

Łódź, Poland

Łódź has remodeled from drab to fab because the Second World Conflict (Getty/iStock)

Artwork lovers bored of Berlin ought to look east for inventive inspiration. The third largest metropolis in Poland, Łódź, has undergone a dramatic transformation over the previous decade, efficiently mixing modern and conventional design and structure to spectacular impact. This compact metropolis has a excessive variety of enterprise travellers that means that flights and resort charges are regularly cheaper at weekends – we discovered return flights with Ryanair departing from London Stansted on a Friday in March, returning Sunday, for £62 return. Food and drinks costs throughout Poland are additionally low, serving to spending cash go additional. 

Vilnius, Lithuania

Lithuania’s capital has the Unesco World Heritage-listed Vilnius Previous City, stunning botanical gardens, craft brewery excursions, avenue meals markets and open-air live shows (iStock)

You will get a three-course meal at a median restaurant within the Lithuanian capital – voted the most cost-effective metropolis break this autumn by Journey Grocery store – for simply £15.65, whereas a pint of native beer will set you again £2.68. Vilnius tourism officers launched a controversial new marketing campaign to draw youthful guests in summer season 2018, describing the town as “the G-spot of Europe”. Such a daring declare is topic to debate, however travellers will definitely discover that their pound goes additional on this historic metropolis.

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Dubai, UAE

Dubai is thought for its luxurious trimmings, however there are good offers available (Getty/iStockphoto)

Famend for luxurious resorts, shiny skyscrapers and designer buying, the United Arab Emirate of Dubai may not be the primary that springs to thoughts when contemplating funds journey, however setting down your towel among the many well-heeled needn’t be a pipe dream. At The Prime hostel, clear and modern rooms can be found from simply £21 per night time. Many of the rooms are dorms, however personal rooms can be found and it’s a superb choice for these on a funds.

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Though standalone flights could be dear, reserving them as a bundle along with your lodging could be nice worth. For instance, Teletext Holidays is providing seven nights on the three-star Dubai Palm Resort from £469pp, room solely, together with return flights with Emirates departing 24 January 2019. And to chop out all foods and drinks prices whereas there, loads of resorts supply good offers on an all-inclusive keep. Journey agent Vacation Genie is providing seven nights’ all-inclusive on the four-star Emirates Grand Resort for £773pp, together with return Virgin Atlantic flights from Heathrow, departing four February 2019.

Argentina

Norwegian has low-cost flights to Buenos Aires (Getty Photos)

Vibrant cities, numerous pure landscapes and nice meals and wine proceed to tug guests from world wide to this South American nation. Though airfares from the UK could be dear, Norwegian operates low-cost flights from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires, upping the frequency to each day companies from summer season 2019, from £250 a technique.

As a part of a wider initiative to draw extra guests to the nation, vacationers paying for his or her lodging utilizing a global bank card may profit from a 21 per cent refund on tax. This is applicable to all lodging, from homestays to luxurious boutiques.

Turkey

Tourism soars: sizzling air balloons over caves in Cappadocia (Getty)

Within the final 12 months, the Turkish lira has slumped in worth towards the pound. Whereas there are bargains to be present in Istanbul, we suggest heading for the otherworldly panorama of Cappadocia. Balloon flights are the bucket-list factor to do on this magical area, however to save lots of money, hike the honeycomb rock formations as a substitute. Cappadocianguide.com presents a variety of guided packages at glorious charges, together with full-day (£45), half-day (£22.50) and sundown treks (£10), along with personal and common excursions. 

Albania

Issues are hotting up on the Albanian Riviera (Getty Photos/iStockphoto)

Albania is residence to a number of the greatest seashores in Europe, however with out the standard Mediterranean price ticket. Travelling to the Albanian Riviera from the nation’s solely worldwide airport isn’t fast, however another route is the quick ferry from Corfu, Greece, which is able to get you to Sarandë’s golden seashores in 35 minutes. Upon arrival, you’ll discover a number of the most cost-effective room charges, foods and drinks in Europe: a three-course meal in a good restaurant ought to value not more than £14, whereas a pint of beer is available in at £1. We discovered return flights with British Airways from London Heathrow to Tirana in June 2019 from simply £139pp.  

Tunisia

View of the medina in Hammamet, Tunisia (Getty Photos/iStockphoto)

Vacationers trying to make a dent within the bestsellers’ listing and work on their tan can get some very good offers on packages in Tunisia subsequent yr. We discovered a seven-night, all-inclusive Thomas Cook dinner deal departing in March, together with flights, on the four-star Medina Belisaire & Thalasso Resort in Hammamet on the Tunisian coast, from £275pp. These searching for to immerse themselves on this historical nation’s Roman heritage can discover its intensive ruins and discover guided bespoke excursions accessible from £40 per day. 

Cambodia

Banteay Chhmar Temple makes for a great-value tour (Getty Photos/iStockphoto)

Much like neighbouring international locations Vietnam and Thailand, you may get meals, drink and lodging for low costs in Cambodia. Angkor Wat in Siem Reap could be one of many nation’s major sights, nevertheless it additionally prices £29 to enter the advanced. As a substitute, head to Banteay Chhmar in the direction of the Thai border. It is a 12th century temple advanced that is as equally awe-inspiring as Angkor, however with out the crowds or price-tag: it prices simply £3.95 for entry.  

Georgia

Tbilisi is now accessible by direct flights (Getty/iStockphoto)

Hospitable locals, snow-capped mountains and a love of foods and drinks make Georgia a superb vacation spot for adventurous travellers. Brits who wish to discover this stunning a part of the world will discover costs on a par with many Southeast Asian international locations – an imported beer will set you again £1.18, whereas a three-course meal is yours for simply £7.41. Direct flights with Georgian Airways make it simpler to get there.

Ecuador

View of two seashores on Bartolome Island within the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador (Getty Photos/EyeEm)

One other long-haul vacation spot requiring an preliminary money injection to journey there, however the place it can save you on arrival, is Ecuador. Costs on this South American nation are extremely low: anticipate to pay round £2.35 for a meal and £10 for an evening’s funds lodging. We discovered return flights from London to Guayaquil, on the Ecuadorian coast, in April from £530, travelling with Austrian Airways and Copa.