5 of the world's cheapest destinations: yes, you can afford an overseas vaycay

A global ranking reveals exotic holiday spots where you can get a good bang for your buck — even when travelling on the weak rand

2020-02-18 10:07:00 PM

According to their report, the world's most pocket-friendly destination for 2020 is Antalya, Turkey, where the average travel cost per day is £63.79.

A global ranking reveals exotic holiday spots where you can get a good bang for your buck — even when travelling on the weak rand

According to their report,the world's most pocket-friendly destination for 2020 is Antalya, Turkey, where the average travel cost per day is £63.79 (R1,202). This destination also comes second on Hoppa's list of cheapest hotels in the world, making accommodation costs less stressful.

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Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, was rated the globe's second-cheapest destination, with an average travel cost per day of £73.72 (R1,391).It might also be a good idea to visit Nairobi, Kenya, where the average travel cost per day is £75.73 (R1,429). Not only is it the third most affordable holiday spot in the world, but it was also rated the destination with the cheapest hotel costs.

Cairo and Mexico City round out the top five. When touring these cities, you can expect to spend an average of £79.69 (R1,503) and £81.19 (R1,531) per day respectively.HEY BIG SPENDEROn the opposite end of the scale, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, was crowned the globe's priciest holiday destination — and the place where you'll find

world's most expensive hotels. Here, the average cost of travel per day is a whopping £459.58 (R8,649).  Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Zurich, Switzerland, took the second and third places with average travel costs per day totalling £398.45 (R7,483) and £376.52 (R7,071) respectively.

HOW DOES SA COMPARE?Of the two local cities featured in Hoppa's 2020 report, Joburg was the priciest. With an average travel cost per day of £134.37 (R2,524), the City of Gold was ranked the 60th most expensive in the world.In contrast, Cape Town was ranked 81st. An average day's stay in the Mother City will cost you £110.12 (R2,068).

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