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Cheapest holiday destinations where your dollar will go further

Planning a getaway? Find out the best value hot spots where you can stretch your dollar the furthest. 

A new report has revealed that Malaysia is the cheapest place for Aussie travellers to head to if you're looking to save cash.

Latest data from TripAdvisor’s TripMaximiser report highlights where travellers can stretch their dollar the furthest at 10 of the most popular destinations around the world. 

At only $1700 per person, you could a afford a 37-day break in Kuala Lumpur, compared to 14 and 10 days in Singapore and Hong Kong respectively. That's based on a nightly hotel rate  of $54 and return flights at $1396 for two people.

Asian destinations topped the list overall - with Phuket's Patong and Bali's Seminyak offering the best value beach holidays, where the budget can stretch for 28 and 20 days apiece.

If you're looking for culture, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam came in at the number two spot - with $1700 affording you a 27-night stary.

In comparison, it seems Denarau Island in Fiji and Honolulu in Hawaii were the most expensive - offering just five nights and four nights in comparsion. 

Take a closer look below. 

Estimated number of nights you could afford for $1,700 

(Based on average return flight cost from Sydney and average nightly hotel rate on Tripadvisor for two people)

1. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 37 nights 
Average return flight - $698, Average hotel per night - $54 

2. Patong, Thailand - 28 nights
Average return flight - $637, Average hotel per night - $76 

3. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - 27 nights
 Average return flight - $642, Average hotel per night - $78 

4. Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia - 20 nights
Average return flight - $702, Average hotel per night - $101 

5. Singapore - 14 nights 
Average return flight - $604, Average hotel per night - $157

6. Hong Kong, China - 10 nights 
Average return flight - $792, Average hotel per night - $180

7. Queenstown, New Zealand - 9 nights
Average return flight - $626, Average hotel per night - $251

8. Kyoto, Japan - 6 nights
Average return flight - $856, Average hotel per night - $293 

9. Denarau Island, Fiji - 5 nights 
Average return flight - $913, Average hotel per night - $321 

10. Honolulu, United States - 4 nights
Average return flight - $1124, Average hotel per night - $323

 
 

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