The 17 Cheapest Travel Destinations For 2017

Beyond beautiful spots that you can discover.

Alright, show of hands: who here is planning on putting "travel more" on their list of 2k17 New Year's Resolutions?

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I know I am, friends. And if travelling seems like something you'd love to do, but don't have the funds to follow up on, then I've got some great news. Travelling is not as expensive as you might think.

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It depends a lot on where you're going. Although there are tons of spots that aren't super expensive to go to, here are just a few of the cheapest travel destinations you could check out in 2017.

1. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Average price of a meal: $3

Average price of a beer: $3

Average price of a hotel: $25/night

If beautiful views and historical are your thing (and they totally are, don't even lie), then you'll fall in love with Kuala Lumpur. Here, you can check out the National Museum, the KL Tower, and the Bird Park, and then grab some curry at a local curry house.

2. Vlore, Albania

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Average price of a meal: $7

Average price of a beer: $2

Average price of a hotel: $25/night

Historical sites, beautiful beaches, urban centres, caves, castles, and much more are waiting for you to explore them in this Albainain city. Helpful hint: when visiting Vlore, make sure you dine on some seafood, which is super fresh and flavourful.

3. Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Average price of a meal: $2

Average price of a beer: $2

Average price of a hotel: $25/night

With (lots of) temples, museums, public gardens, waterfalls, palaces, and more, this Northern Thailand spot is perfect for those of us who want to learn a little bit and admire nature while on vacation.

4. Kathmandu, Nepal

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Average price of a meal: $2

Average price of a beer: $2.50

Average price of a hotel: $27/night

Not only is Kathmandu full of gorgeous sights, but it's also full of super fun things to do. You can flightsee a mountain, go hiking through the Kathmandu Valley, attend a festivals, and a whole lot more.

5. Adana, Turkey

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Average price of a meal: $5

Average price of a beer: $3

Average price of a hotel: $27/night

Adana is rich with history, and is now full of super intreresting and awesome spots to go and visit. Or, if history's not your thing, you can always check out the Varda Bridge, where a scene from Skyfall was filmed.

6. Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Average price of a meal: $3

Average price of a beer: $1

Average price of a hotel: $28/night

Phnom Penh is home to The Royal Palace, Hill Temple, The National Museum Of Cambodia, and other super interesting spots. Plus, it's a super gorgeous place to be in, TBH.

7. Bali, Indonesia

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Average price of a meal: $2.50

Average price of a beer: $2

Average price of a hotel: $32/night

Indonesia is beautiful, and Bali does not disappoint. Peaceful spots, beautiful beaches, and an overall, totally legit feeling of surrealism await you at this gorgeous destination.

8. Bacolod, Philippines

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Average price of a meal: $3

Average price of a beer: $0.95

Average price of a hotel: $20/night

The Philippines is one seriously beautiful country, and Bacolod is home to tons of super interesting places to go. There are historical and religious spots, museums, cold water springs, nature parks, and tons of other awesome ways to enjoy your stay.

9. Mysore, India

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Average price of a meal: $1

Average price of a beer: $2

Average price of a hotel: $20/night

Mysore is honestly such an awesome city. It's situated in Karnataka, in Southern India, and there are tons of beautiful things to see - like the Karanji Lake, for example. Plus, it's home of the famous Mysore Pak dish, a sweet Indian dessert.

10. Odessa, Ukraine

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Average price of a meal: $8

Average price of a beer: $1

Average price of a hotel: $20/night

Public markets, museums, promenades and beautiful sights make Odessa one spot you absolutely have to go visit if you're craving some culture in your life.

11. Tangier, Morocco

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Average price of a meal: $4

Average price of a beer: $3

Average price of a hotel: $30/night

Honestly, what's not to love about Morocco? The whole country is incredibly beautiful, and Tangier is an amazing mix of culutre, history, beauty, good food, and good vibes, making it one seriously awesome travel destination.

12. Podgorica, Montenegro

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Average price of a meal: $7

Average price of a beer: $2

Average price of a hotel: $30/night

Podgorica, located in Montenegro, is seriously gorgeous. You can go check out Podgorica's Old Town or the Millennium Bridge, among tons of other worthwhile sights to check out.

13. Budapest, Hungary

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Average price of a meal: $6

Average price of a beer: $1

Average price of a hotel: $30/night

This giant European city is more than worth a visit at least once in your life. There's so much to do and see in Budapest, I don't even know where to begin; but just make sure to check out the beautiful Opera House, and the National Gallery art museum.

14. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Average price of a meal: $2

Average price of a beer: $1

Average price of a hotel: $30/night

Take a ride on a vespa, check out a downtown waterslide, check out one of many historical sights, and get yourself some delicious Banh Mi in this beautiful, historically rich Vietnamese city.

15. Katowice, Poland

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Average price of a meal: $5

Average price of a beer: $1

Average price of a hotel: $23/night

Katowice is pretty much every theatre lover's dream. There are tons of shows, films, and concerts, and theatre-related events, going on in Katowice at pretty much all times; plus tons of theatres and opera houses to check out, too.

16. Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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Average price of a meal: $5

Average price of a beer: $2

Average price of a hotel: $26/night

If you love nature, you're going to love this Brazilian city. Although it's a pretty huge and urban spot, Belo Horizonte still has some gorgeous places to absorb all those awesome nature vibes, like the Pampulha lake.

17. Kos, Greece

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Average price of a meal: $11

Average price of a beer: $4

Average price of a hotel: $32/night

Snorkeling, sailing, and hot springs? Okay, cool, where do I sign TF up?

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