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Ways To Travel Cheaply in Bangkok

How to travel in Bankok without spending much money.


 Many travelers consider Thailand one of their favorite destinations. Those who are preparing to spend at least a few hours on a plane (for an exotic journey) will arrive in paradise, where everything is offered at incredibly low prices.

Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is undoubtedly one of the most suggested destinations for travelers who enjoy an urban flavor to their vacations.

According to Bangkok Attractions, there are hundreds of things to do and more to see. You may wonder: how can you experience an unforgettable vacation in Bangkok and still pay a decent amount of money? Let’s have a look. 

How Can I Get to Bangkok Cheaply?

On vacation in Thailand, the plane ticket is relatively more expensive. Still, it is undoubtedly offset by the overall cost of the trip (hotel, food, and attractions), making it a cheap and worthwhile trip compared to a European vacation, where you can find plane tickets for hundreds of euros if you get a good deal.

There are various things you may do to lower the cost of an airline ticket, but it all depends on your patience and flexibility with timing:

Do a market analysis – Conduct a thorough analysis of the market and compare the costs of various businesses.

Book early – Airlines often offer fantastic bargains as incentives at the beginning of each season, and the earlier you book your tickets, the more attractive the pricing will be.

Flexible dates – In this situation, it is best to look for tickets on a date open to change. 

Cheap Bangkok Hotels

Fortunately, Bangkok has a wide range of accommodations that you may customize to fit your preferred vacation style and, of course, your desired spending limit.

There are plenty of options, even among cheap hotels, ranging from hostels and hotels to 3 (and even 4) star hotels, where you can enjoy a huge and incredibly cozy room for just 100 Thai Baht per night (per room, not per person).

Recommended low-cost accommodation in Bangkok:

Rambuttri Village Square is a tiny, charming inn between Wat Phra Kaew Temple and the Emerald Buddha that is situated in a charming neighborhood just a short stroll from the busy Kwasun Street.

Ibis Bangkok Riverside – This charming hotel, which provides 3-star lodging and is not far from the city center and major tourist attractions, is close to the Chao Phraya River.

All of the rooms have air conditioning and are nicely furnished.

Bangkok Has Cheap Cuisine

We’ve already mentioned how inexpensive Thailand is. Still, this issue becomes very clear from a culinary perspective when you can pay a small amount for a whole meal that includes an appetizer, entrée, side dish, dessert, beverage, and even a beer.

Suppose you want to save even more in this situation. In that case, we advise eating most of your meals at the so-called “standing eats,” the neighborhood booths common in Bangkok and especially prevalent in the markets.

Low-Cost Purchases

The simplest way to save money in this area is to avoid buying anything, but given Thailand’s great wealth and abundance of shopping, it is almost impossible. In addition, part of a vacation is to spend (even a little), and especially in Thailand, there is no doubt that this is an essential component of the overall experience.

Focus on locally made jewelry, embroidered clothing, pillowcases, home goods, and other genuine souvenirs. 

All of this is available in neighborhood markets, where bartering is accepted and encouraged (in a respectable way).


Free Things To Do in Bangkok

You won’t be surprised to learn that this city has free attractions, allowing you to enjoy your trip without spending any money.

Of course, you should keep in mind that they get fairly crowded during the busiest part of the tourist season, but that won’t stop you. There is room for every visitor in this big city.

Temples: There are a few temples in Bangkok, and entry to most of them is free.

For instance, the Erawan Shrine offers a unique dancing performance.

Meditation: It would be a terrible mistake to visit Thailand without giving meditation a shot. Free participation in the relaxing activity is available in several locations, including Wat Mahathat.

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