5 Budget Destinations for the Holidays

The holiday season is in full swing and with it comes the challenge of balancing a budget. From Christmas parties and family reunions, to an ever growing Christmas shopping list, you’re going to need a vacation by the end of the month. Check out these destinations for unique but inexpensive trips perfect for capping off […]

  • November 13, 2019

The holiday season is in full swing and with it comes the challenge of balancing a budget. From Christmas parties and family reunions, to an ever growing Christmas shopping list, you’re going to need a vacation by the end of the month. Check out these destinations for unique but inexpensive trips perfect for capping off a busy season:

Portugal

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This underrated destination serves up quite a holiday spectacle, especially in Funchal, a town in the Madeira region, where 28,000 lights brighten up the city each night. The medieval town of Obidos is also a family-friendly stop, home to a Christmas Village, Santa’s House and ice skating rink.

Colombia

cartagena

Warm weather, festive mood and affordable rates? Sign us up! Colombia is a vibrant destination with an exciting culture and cuisine, brimming with beaches, museums and wildlife. Aside from the usual hotspots of Medellin or Cartagena, make sure you also stop by Cali, the capital of the sultry dance, salsa; and Bogota, the Colombian capital filled with street art.

Morocco

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Looking for a visa-free, inexpensive, unique destination? Morocco is a good option. Sun chasers will delight in the warm weather, foodies and shopaholics will enjoy exploring the souks, adventure seekers will have a blast going on a desert safari.

Thailand

chiang-mai

Thailand is a safe bet no matter the season, but it’s more fun during the holiday season. Head down to Phuket for beautiful beaches, travel north to Chiang Mai for food, or stay in the capital of Bangkok if you want to go shopping instead.

Estonia

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Estonia is a smart choice for those hoping to experience a white, European Christmas. The capital Tallinn is home to baroque architecture, cobbled streets, and old churches, plus the ubiquitous Christmas market located in the Town Hall Square.

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