15 most affordable travel destinations for 2024

With the cost of living crisis affecting many Aussies, finding a cheap and cheerful destination for your next holiday is a hot topic.

Taking a seed list of the most popular travel destinations, the team at Wethrift analysed the following data points to give each destination an overall score: flight routes, number of passengers, average cost of tourist attractions and tours, average cost of public transport, average cost of meal, cost of a mini food shop, accommodation for a weekend for two people, looking at hotels, B&Bs and full apartments.

After crunching those figures they produced this list of the 10 cheapest destinations for a holiday.

1. New Delhi, India – scoring 69.2/80

India’s capital city, New Delhi took the top spot as the most affordable travel destination for 2024. The city is famous for its historical monuments, lively food markets and tourist attractions that cost an affordable $95.25 on average. You can even sample some of New Delhi’s delicacies like butter chicken and chaat, for as little as $3.56per meal.

The city offers 145 different flight routes to choose from, meaning you can find the best deal on your flight. The cost of accommodation came in at an average $72.95 per night for two people, one of the cheapest listed within the entire study.