Are you a frugal travel addict? If you believe that travel doesn’t have to be expensive, you need to check out these travel experiences from around the world.
- Hong Kong
For the seventh consecutive year, Hong Kong has been named the most-visited city in the world by research group Euromonitor International. The tiny but mighty city carries 26 million passengers each year on its Star Ferry. For only 42 cents, be amazed by the laser light show in front of the waterfront scraper every night.
- Melbourne, Australia
Visiting Melbourne soon? Swap the organised tour for a full day of city tour on your own. The visitor shuttle offers a $10 hop on and off fare that you can use for two days. See the Carlton Gardens, Cook’s cottage, Melbourne Zoo, Fitroy Garden’s and Chinatown.
- Wellington, New Zealand
Hop on a scenic train ride to the tranquil hilltop of the botanical gardens. Fare is $7 for adults, $3.50 for kids. See the beautiful views across the harbour city before heading back down to the CBD with views of stunning flower gardens.
- Sydney, Australia
Bondi beach is one of the most popular beaches in Sydney but if you want a relaxing afternoon without the crowds, head to Cogee beach. This piece of paradise is tucked into an amazing nook that offers a 20-metre ocean pool and public baths exclusive to women and kids. It’s also within walking distance to Gordon’s Bay – a cove with remarkable rock platforms. The entire experience will only cost you 20 cents!
- London, United Kingdom
Everyone feels like they need to ride The Eye when they visit London, but if you’ve never heard of Emirates Air Line, you’re missing out. The one kilometre cable car will offers a scenic ride across the River Thames. From above, you’ll get a glimpse of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, Olympic Park and Thames barrier. The fare is only $7.50 per person.
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