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Budget Travel Destinations for Couples

PHILIPPINES | Thursday, 5 July 2018 | Views [165]

All of us daydream, especially at work! You may be dreaming of relaxing by a beach, scaling mountains, or just spending some quality time with your significant other, but how do you make any of these dreams come true when money is tight?

For couples who want to spend some quality time together, a vacation is the best option. However, finding a travel destination that fits your budget is easier said than done. It can be done though! All you have to do to stretch your dollar is follow this handy guide.

Here are 5 budget travel destinations for couples to celebrate in 2018.

1. Cebu, Philippines

White sandy beaches and sunny days are the perfect ingredients for a romantic getaway. Cebu is around 4 hours away from Singapore, so you won’t be wasting most of your time on travel. But that isn’t the best part. Book your tickets a few months in advance and you won’t have to shell out more than S$200 per person for a round-trip.

Stay: You can choose from a variety of options, from serviced apartments to hotels and resorts, for your stay. Just like with your flight bookings, if you book your hotel stay in advance you can get some great deals! For instance, a four-star hotel with an infinity pool and other luxuries will only set you back around S$100 per day. Of course, there are cheaper options with equally good facilities that cost around S$50 per day.

2. Lombok, Indonesia

If Cupid decided to make an island that embodied romance, it would be Lombok. This island, east of Bali, boasts of beaches, spas, crystal clear waters, and waterfalls. It takes around 3 hours to get to this beautiful haven, and the flight tickets are around S$220 per personif you book well in advance plus you can use your travel credit to avail more offers. Not a bad way to spend some quality time without having to compromise on price.

Stay: While a 5-star accommodation will be as expensive as your flight tickets at around S$200 per night, you can also stay at beach-front properties with swimming pools and private beach areas by spending not more than S$55 for a night.

3. Krabi, Thailand

Do you want to holiday in paradise? Well, then head to Krabi. Limestone cliffs that stand against emerald green water and white sandy beaches. You can choose to unwind by the beach, or just go island hopping since each island has a view that is more spectacular than the last. And it is only an hour and a half away from Singapore. So, it’s the perfect place to spend a romantic getaway! If you are wondering how much it costs to get to this paradise island, it will set you back approximately S$110 per person.

Stay: You can stay at a four-star resort by paying around S$70 per night for a double room! You can also find accommodation as low as S$50 a night for a double room. So, what are you waiting for?

4. Busan, South Korea

If there was ever a place made to set the mood for love to blossom, it is Busan. You can relax under the shade of beautiful cherry blossom trees or even take a stroll through this scenic city. So, how much does it cost to set the mood for love? Well, the flight tickets will cost you around S$435 per person, which isn’t too bad when you are looking to spend some quality time with your partner.

Stay: If you exceeded your budget with the flight tickets, you can always save on your stay. You can stay at hotels that overlook the city and its beautiful parks starting at just S$85 per night.

5. Santorini, Greece

Greece on a budget? You may think that it isn’t really possible. But it is. Yes, it is the most expensive destination on this list, but haven’t you always wanted to walk hand in hand with your partner down the cobbled streets of Greece? Well, book your tickets in advance, and you can watch the sun set over the famous blue domes of Santorini at just S$888 per person.

Stay: Your stay won’t be as expensive as your flight tickets, so rest assured your holiday will still be within your budget. Accommodation starts at S$50 for a double room per night.

So, if you and your partner have always put off taking the trip of a lifetime, you don’t have to anymore! You can easily travel to any 5 of these budget destinations and enjoy yourself. After all, you can’t put a price on love, now, can you?

Tags: greece, indonesia, philippines, south korea, thailand

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