As many of us enter week three of self-isolation and stay home orders due to COVID-19, we can’t help but wonder: what will our first trip be once we’re all allowed to go outside and fully enjoy our lives?
Though travel may look a lot different for many of us once the State Department lifts its Level 4 travel advisory warning Americans to avoid all international travel because of the pandemic, another important factor to consider is money. About 6% of the U.S. labor force has filed for jobless benefits in the last two weeks, and the percentage will only grow larger with more time spent in our homes, and practicing social distancing.
But for many, that won’t stop them from filling the void that the lack of travel has placed in their spirits. You can still be money conscious, while also experiencing the call that wanderlust brings.
Which countries in the world offer the most value? Where can you travel post-quarantine that will allow you to go for longer, enjoy a higher standard, and save more money? Here are a few budget-friendly travel destinations that are still swoon-worthy and won’t break the bank.