3 Nights in a Major US city can get you a week or longer in Portugal!
With Chicago’s Downtown Hotels for example some starting at $400 & up per night, Parking, Restaurant and transportation you could be having a $700 + per day expense just to enjoy and sight see the city, when you can use half of that amount to stay in a 4 star hotel, eat at the best local restaurants and sightsee across the city for close to nothing.
New report from TripAdvisor revealed Travelers could enjoy 18 nights in Portugal‘s Albufeira compared to just 3 nights in New York City this spring. Now that is a break not a rushed 3 day running around course. Why we at LetsGoTo.World truly cheer for international trips. Your money really can stretch so much further than something a bit closer.
How often have you really traveled beyond the comfort of your walls? It’s never too late and now are the absolute best times to start planning your trips and put it into production.
So we wanted to a bit of math, and our friends at Numbeo a cost of living comparison site provided us with some close calculations on how you can really stretch your money on an international trip abroad, we chose our pick Porto, Portugal the 5th most peaceful country in the world.
The difference is incredible, you would save 50% or more if you decided on a trip to Porto!
|Chicago, IL||Porto, Portugal||Difference|
|Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant||15.00 $||6.39 $||-57.38 %|
|Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course||60.00 $||31.96 $||-46.73 %|
|McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)||7.00 $||5.86 $||-16.29 %|
|Domestic Beer (1 pint draught)||5.00 $||1.60 $||-68.04 %|
|Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle)||6.00 $||2.13 $||-64.48 %|
|Cappuccino (regular)||3.94 $||1.16 $||-70.47 %|
|Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle)||1.87 $||1.26 $||-32.30 %|
|Water (11.2 oz small bottle)||1.61 $||0.92 $||-42.64 %|
Tripadvisor’s Number of nights possible for $1,250 per person at 10 of the most popular spring travel destinations (not counting airfare):
1. Albufeira, Portugal – 18 nights
2. Benidorm, Spain – 17 nights
3. Prague, Czech Republic – 13 nights
4. Marrakech, Morocco – 9 nights
5. Paris, France – 9 nights
6. Bangkok, Thailand – 8 nights
7. Reykjavik, Iceland – 6 nights
8. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 4 nights
9. Hong Kong, China – 4 nights
10. New York City, United States – 3 nights