10 Fabulous budget-friendly holiday destinations

The summer is fast approaching and it’s almost time to think about holiday destinations for 2015. For many of us, though, value for money is our prime concern, but you’ll be amazed at just how much you can get for your bucks, if you search around a bit.  Here are ten amazing holiday destinations for 2015 that won’t break the bank:

1. Shanghai

These days, a budget holiday doesn’t have to mean that you can’t travel to far-flung places and Shanghai in China is a perfect example of that. The famous Chinese coastal city does have its fair share of five star hotels but it also has accommodation that will suit the more budget conscious too. Shanghai is an incredible place to visit and the food is incredible, and cheap, too.

2. Portugal

For a fun packed European family holiday destination, Portugal comes up trumps every time. The Algarve region of Portugal is a great seaside, budget friendly resort, or head further inland for even better deals. Lisbon too, is a great for a city getaway and, it’s far less crowded than many other European city destinations.

3. Orlando, Florida

If you have a family, then you can’t go far wrong with a holiday in Orlando, Florida. There are plenty of great bargain packages on offer for 2015 and with Disney World, Cape Canaveral and Universal Studios, all nearby, you will never run out of things to do.

4. Mauritius

Mauritius is now more accessible to the budget conscious traveller than ever before and it has so much to offer.  There are white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and inland, you have tropical forests and mountains to explore. Mauritius is a fantastic destination for a holiday that has something to offer everyone.

5. Tunisia

After the political upheavals of a few years ago, some people have been put off visiting Tunisia, but now the tide has turned and the country’s tourist industry is making a big comeback. It’s the perfect destination to experience a taste of North Africa and see the medinas, souks and the fascinating mosques. There are bargains galore available for travel to Tunisia this year, so now is the time to take advantage of the lower prices.

6. The Greek Islands

There are literally hundreds of small Greek islands waiting for you to explore and many great package deals can be found. You can avoid all the hustle and bustle by not choosing the popular destinations of Crete, Corfu, Kos and Rhodes, and look at some of the smaller islands instead like Santorini or Paros for great deals.

7. Turkey

Turkey is one of the cheapest holiday destinations in Europe at the moment and their tourism industry is booming. A great way to see Turkey is to combine a few days in the vibrant city of Istanbul, followed by some relaxing time on an unspoilt beach in the Turkish Riviera.

8. Costa Rica

One of Latin Americas’ up and coming tourist destinations, and a country that you may have not had on your list, is Costa Rica. Situated on a strip of land between North and South America, Costa Rica is a prosperous and safe country that has some fantastic beaches, as well as some wonderful national parks to go trekking through.

9. Croatia

The Dalmatian Coast of Croatia is fast becoming a hot destination in Europe. It has some fantastic beaches, quaint old cities and towns and hundreds of small islands to visit too. For a value for money city break, try Dubrovnik, where you will find some of the oldest buildings in the world, which line the narrow winding streets of this great walled city.

10. Cyprus

Cyprus is another European destination for Bargain breaks in 2015. The county’s tourism saw a dip, a few years back, but they are back with a vengeance, so book now while the prices are still good. Enjoy the world famous Cypriot hospitality, the wonderful food and beaches, and you’ll get plenty for the money here too.

Do you want to add some other budget-friendly holiday destinations to our list?

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