Covid-19 has caused the entire world to come to a standstill. Luckily, after spending much of the year 2020 within our homes, the number of infected people is finally lowering. This has made many people contemplate what they will do when life returns to normal. It’s no surprise that most are hoping to book a vacation now that they have a newfound appreciation for their freedom. However, there is one caveat concerning financial aspects. With the pandemic disrupting all economies, not everyone can afford to sail off on a dreamy holiday. That is why we have listed some budget-friendly destinations to visit after the pandemic is over.
As you are probably well aware, Italy unfortunately, has had the largest hit from the coronavirus pandemic. The country went on lockdown which resulted in its tourism coming to a halt. Italy will need to stay afloat which is why you can contribute to it gaining economic stability again by choosing this country for your next vacation.
Italy remains one of the most popular holiday destinations and now you can revel in its scenic landscapes for an affordable price. It is so many people’s dream to visit the most historical sites and immerse themselves in the renaissance art in Italy. You can enjoy the relaxing ambiance of Venice, visit the Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence, or go shopping in Rome. Eat fresh pasta and pizza every day the way it was intended with a glass of wine, and you can do all that while helping local businesses generate the revenue they lost when they were forced to shut down.
The Caribbean islands are among the top favored destinations to visit all year round as they hugely depend on tourism. Countries like Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Barbados as well as the rest of the Caribbean are picturesque thanks to their paradisiacal beaches and scenic views. The friendly locals, the hidden hotspots, and the flavorful and spicy cuisine are just a few reasons why the Caribbean is high on the list of the ultimate travel destinations.
Choosing to visit the Caribbean islands after the pandemic is the perfect time to enjoy the luxury and adventure these countries have to offer. That is because these areas are in dire need of economic stimulation and regrowth, and will regain a sustainable economy through tourism. The people behind Costco Travel reveal how much easier it is to save money on vacations if you opt for quality vacation packages. After the pandemic will be the best time to scout for such deals and perks to visit your favorite destinations. You can take advantage of the opportunity to explore your ideal vacation spots at a more affordable price all the while contributing to these beautiful countries as you help them recuperate after the lockdown.
South East Asia is a highly sought-after holiday destination; however, many countries in this region might take some time to recover economically. Vietnam is one of the few countries that have managed to discreetly promote and maintain enough tourism, which has enabled the country to sustain a decent economic climate in these unprecedented times. However, the health crisis will have caused prices to lower, making traveling to Vietnam much cheaper.
Aside from its affordability, Vietnam is a beneficial destination to visit after COVID-19 because it is home to some of the most idyllic beaches worldwide. Its cultural diversity and friendly people are some of the many reasons tourists always return to this location. In addition to that, high-end hotels will be easily accessible after the pandemic and you can always count on Vietnam to have tropical weather.
Croatia has always been inconsistent when it comes to the economic climate. There are many affordable cities to visit within the country such as Zagreb, but most people want to visit Dubrovnik since Game of Thrones was filmed there, even though it was hardly ever budget-friendly. Despite its lack of affordability, the popularity of the show has caused the city to attract even more tourists.
However, since the coronavirus pandemic, tourism has been nonexistent in the country and Croatian islands. To curb the spread of the virus, Croatia took very restrictive measures to ensure few people were infected. The country managed to keep the infected numbers rather low which has done wonders for humanity but has caused quite a lot of strain on its economy. So, if you have always wanted to visit what has famously branded the most beautiful country in Europe, take this affordable opportunity to go after the pandemic is over.
This year has been a tumultuous journey. But we can rejoice in visiting the aforementioned countries to regain our freedom and enjoy the budget-friendly destinations that will allow us to regain our financial stability while helping each community recuperate after the pandemic.