The world is your oyster and with long haul destinations for 2017 becoming increasingly popular, travellers and holiday-makers are flying further to get their fix of a beautiful destination. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation or to immerse yourself in a new culture – long-haul is always the answer. However, you might think that a hefty price can come with these popular long haul destinations so TravelUp have traced the world for the best value holiday destinations that you won’t mind flying a little further for.
Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town was named the best value long-haul destination over-taking Bali a few months ago. This is still the case with the wonderful city being home to some of the cheapest resorts and holiday costs! Whilst this wonderful has an affordable cost with cheap flights and low-cost resorts, there are also a variety of free things to do in Cape Town so you can keep your outgoings low too. Find cheap flights to Cape Town here.
Bali was the previous destination to be named cheapest long haul destination and now taking a close second to Cape Town. This stunning island is well-known for boasting a healthy and relaxing lifestyle and within a few hours of being here you’ll soon fall in love. Whilst the island is loveable, so are the prices with private accommodation available from just £5 a night – yep you read that right. It might seem too good to be true, but Bali really is one of the top long haul destinations for a tight budget!
Tokyo has been named “the cheapest of eight Far Eastern destinations for tourist items” which means you can keep the cost low whilst unforgettable memories are being made. You can expect to find cheap prices for items including meals, drinks and sun cream (which you will absolutely need). Alcoholic drinks and other items can be more expensive than the previous destinations; however for authentic cuisine and a traveller on a not so tight budget, Tokyo would make the perfect long haul holiday destination. Get your flights here.
Backpackers and travellers love Goa, and the main reason why thousands flock here is simple: it’s cheap. Another popular long haul destination for budget travellers is Goa because of the endless opportunities to discover this flamboyant city on a budget. Hunt for bargains in a flea market, go swimming with turtles or simply relax on one of the many beautiful beaches this country as. Alongside this, Goa has a variety of different accommodations for every budget making this a great option.
Imagine finding accommodation for just £3.50 a night in one of the largest cities full of excitement. You might laugh at the thought, but in Vietnam it’s possible. As well as the cheap rooms, the food portions are huge so you definitely get more for your money! A few pennies could get a pint of beer and a lifetime of unforgettable memories with plenty of opportunity to discover the beaches, culture and history that Vietnam is famous for.
These are just a few of the cheapest long haul destinations where you can either relax or explore the city/country on a small budget. Majority of the time, the best memories made are whilst enjoying something cheap and free and these destinations will offer you exactly that.