20 Countries Where Your Money Goes Further

13. Thailand

Thailand is a cheap SE Asian country with a first world feel — you can’t go wrong there! If you want it even cheaper, you should avoid the beaches in the south and explore the mountains up north.

14. Morocco

If you’d like to experience a bit of northern Africa at affordable prices then you should explore Morocco. It’s the gateway to the Sahara Desert, where you can spend the night with Berber tribes.

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15. Argentina

Argentina is just next to Brazil, but considerably cheaper — particularly due to its recent economic crisis. Travelers think of it as “the Europe of South America.”

16. Bulgaria

Another up and coming Eastern European country, Bulgaria is a great affordable destination. When food, accommodation, transport and attractions are cheap, you wonder why you’re not there already!

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17. Laos

Like Cambodia, Laos is one of the cheapest countries in SE Asia. It’s also one of the best places to enjoy river life and explore the beautiful waterfalls.

18. Portugal

Are you surprised to see Portugal on this list? Don’t be! It’s probably the cheapest of the Western European countries with great value for money. The people are welcoming, the beaches are a dream and the food to die for!

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