I’m a Travel Expert: 5 Countries Frugal Travelers Will Be Visiting This Summer

July 2, 2024

Summer is in full swing, and Americans are happily setting up their “Out of Office” auto replies and hopping on planes to get out of dodge for a well-deserved vacation. International getaways are typically more expensive than domestic ones, but that doesn’t make them unattainable for travelers on a tight budget. GOBankingRates talked with a few travel experts to find out which countries frugal travelers are visiting this summer, and why.  With beautiful beaches, a cool climate and tons of awesome water activities, Vietnam is a wonderful country to visit in summer. It’s even more wonderful if you’re looking to save money. “Vietnam is known for its value-for-money accommodation from family guesthouses and remote resorts to budget hostels and more high-end hotels in larger cities ranging from just $35 a night,” said Mercedes Zach, a travel expert at ASAPTickets, part of TrEvolution Group. “Not to mention its very affordable local food scene starting from $1 per meal. On average, a one-week trip to Vietnam for two people costs around $850 including accommodation, dining, local transportation and sightseeing.”

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