Travel like Royalty with These Top Budget Itineraries

It’s not hard to travel well on a budget when you have great tips and hints from insiders who have been there and done that. Bindu travel writers, experts in their regions, share itineraries to help you enjoy yourself like royalty, even in some posh places.

Curated by Editor Alison Plummer


Saint-Tropez, French Riviera

By travel writer Kimberley Lovato

Saint-Tropez: a Perfect Day

Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera

By travel writer Martha Bakerjian

Cinque Terre in 48 Hours

For 16 more budget trip ideas in Europe, click here.

USA – West

Kauai, Hawaii

By travel writer Michele Bigley

Here’s what it’s like to travel on $150/day in Kauai

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming/Montana/Idaho

By travel writer Becky Lomax

Yellowstone on a Budget

WeHo, Los Angeles, California, USA

By travel writer Kim Grant

West Hollywood on a Budget: Living it Up

Homer, Alaska, USA

By travel writer Erin Kirkland

Homer Rolls Out the Funky Red Carpet

Berkeley, California, USA

By Sara Benson

Berkeley for Free and Cheap

For 49 more budget trip ideas in Western US, click here.

USA – East

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

By travel writer David Langlieb

Philadelphia on $50 a Day

For 21 more budget trip ideas in Eastern US, click here.


Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia

By travel writer Fiona Harper

Great Barrier Reef on a Budget

For 8 more budget trip ideas in Oceania, click here.


Sihanoukville, Cambodia

By travel writer Grahame Cox

Cambodia’s Sihanoukville, a Beach Escape

For 11 more budget trip ideas in Asia, click here.

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