Having wrapped up the articles for cheap cities with great July weather and cheap cities with great August weather, it’s nice to arrive in a month where better bargains are available in places with manageable crowds. The savvy budget traveler skips the summer months to take advantage of better weather and lower prices at the […]
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Any good budget traveler can tell you that one of the best and easiest ways to save money in almost any city is to use the public transportation system, especially on longer journeys. As we recently displayed in our world taxi prices comparison, even a short trip can be incredibly expensive in some cities. So below we’ve compiled public transportation prices in 80 of the most popular tourist cities all over the world. Since nearly every one of these systems is subsidized by the city, some of the prices are shockingly low, even on quite a few new-and-clean metro systems.
Unlike most other travel costs, museum prices are particularly hard to predict until you’ve actually done the research. Many governments and private foundations continue to subsidize museums as a way to make them accessible to all, but that doesn’t happen everywhere, of course. So here at Price of Travel we’re all about trying to help […]
We continue with this year-long series of articles highlighting cheap cities that have great weather during a particular month, this time for August. If you are a global weather-watcher you might already know that August weather tends to be nearly identical from the previous month, so you’ll also notice quite a few similarities with our […]
As winter is approaching and the Western World dreams of flying on down to the Caribbean for a week or two, we are sorting out which are the best-value islands and which are better for those with bankrolls that allow them to avoid the riff-raff. Recently we broke down the airfare market for Americans by […]
As we are starting a series of articles that will concentrate on Caribbean islands to help winter travelers figure out which is the best for their budget and their style, we thought we’d start out by breaking things down by the price of the flights themselves. It’s definitely true that many of the best deals […]
July can be a tricky month to find cheap vacation destinations since nearly all of the obvious ones are packed with families on summer holidays. The good news is that there still plenty of good options out there, including the Caribbean and some other places in the Tropics. American families who can get away in […]
Some European cities are very cheap, but still not really worth going to. These 11 cities are not only fantastic bargains but also some of the highlights of any trip around Europe.
Anyone looking for an affordable destination with very good weather during the month of May will be happy to know that the list of possibilities is long. There are fascinating cities in most regions of the world that are worth a look, as well as many affordable beach areas for those looking to relax in […]
As summer is upon us, many of the world’s great cities are clogged with tourists racing from one famous attraction to the next. Especially on our first-ever visit to any famous city there’s a tendency to try to jam in as many of the ‘checklist’ attractions as possible, and buying a City Pass might seem […]