Bagkok is considered as the best place to shop around and the best place where one can bargain to their heart’s content. This Thai capital is known to offer best buys and products that are value for money in a study conducted by Trip Advisor. This mesmerizing city was selected from among 50 popular international cities and 15 U.S hot spots. Dollar toting travellers get good bargains and a wide variety in this superb city.
The rankings were based on combined cost of one night lodging in four star hotels in summers. Asia is believed to be the most popular and affordable destination in the entire world. Out of 10 cheapest cities in the world, 4 lie in Asian continent. These cities are Bangkok, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur and Dubai. Conversely, there is only one priciest city in this continent and that is Tokyo, Japan. Europe is considered to be very costly and the cities like London, Paris and Zurich stay ahead as far as cost is concerned. In summers, Sin city would be the best possible option. Following are the top ten international cities that are considered to be best value:-
Best Value International Cities
City Hotel ($) Taxi ($) Pizza ($) Dry Martini ($) Total ($)
1. Bangkok -$85.71- $2.49- $13.81- $9.98- $111.99
2. Beijing - $97.99- $4.02- $6.03- $12.07- $120.12
3. Sharm El Sheikh- $103.96- $3.36- $5.80- $15.12- $128.24
4. Kuala Lumpur- $105.77- $3.33- $10.99- $13.91- $134.01
5. Sofia- $114.35- $3.88- $8.71- $8.71- $135.66
6. Budapest -$117.24- $11.71- $6.54- $7.90- $143.40
7. Auckland- $102.36- $22.91- $8.35- $13.50- $147.13
8. Marrakech- $120.13- $2.52- $12.47- $12.59- $147.71
9. Warsaw- $116.81- $10.57- $10.53- $10.57- $148.48
10. Dubai- $128.44- $5.17- $10.35- $10.35- $154.31
These days travel has become so much easier and affordable too due to a wide variety of cheap tickets, cheap business class tickets and cheap flight tickets available easily. Many cheap flights and cheap business class flights ply their services to almost all parts of the world making air travel within reach of more and more people. The impact has been seen in Bangkok as well where the number of travellers is increasing day by day and good bargains are an enticing factor.