If one wants to discover oneself, as well as other cultures in order to grow intellectually, a tour to Southeast Asia is very helpful. But, to make the traveling as cheap as possible, plan your trip in advance; check out all the big websites like Orbitz.com and Expedia.com to know about the flight costs and some specific airlines. You will be surprised to know that traveling to Southeast Asia is quite cheap, just $7oo to $1800. Don’t stick to any specific date; instead, keep on trying different dates/ times of the year and periods. It is very inexpensive to go in the off-season of summer, though it is quite hot in the summers. If you like adventures, then accept the things as they come and enjoy your journey.
One of my friends reserved a flight almost 3 months in advance for just $716. He started from Francisco for a cover up in Tokyo and after that changed flights to Bangkok. Though the journey was about 17 hours long, it was not tiresome at all, as Japan airlines had provided video screen in front of every seat showing movies and games to play. He also visited Thailand and spent a good time there knowing about the people and culture of that place. The experience was just unforgettable.
Though it is not easy to endeavor outside our comfort area, but it is very essential to expand our perception about different things and cultures, and grow as an individual. Thus, to make your traveling as cheap as possible, you must try to keep your program flexible according to availability of low-cost dates and flights. Cover ups are generally cheaper than direct flights, and sometimes, direct flights are not even available. There is no readymade formula to follow, just keep on researching and learning by doing. One more thing, it is always very cheap in the third world countries to hire a taxi or a personal driver to show you around. Following these tips, one can make one’s trip to Southeast Asia quite inexpensive.