Top Five Budget European Holiday Destinations

Escape The Winter Blues: Top Five Budget European Holiday Destinations

Sitting at work wondering of escaping to warmer climates? Here at currency is what we do, but travel is our passion. Now you can plan your next European getaway on a budget. Without the need to worry about overspending or breaking the bank.

For all Australians, heading over to Europe is a must. It’s diverse climate, regions, and cultures makes it one of the number one continents for us to go overseas. With this handy article, you can have a look at the top five European countries you can visit on a budget later this year.

So what are you waiting for? This time next month you could find yourself somewhere in on the Mediterranean coastline, eating tapas whilst watching the sun go down.

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So without any further ado, here is our list of Europe’s top five budget getaway holiday destinations, average daily budgeting costs and current rates.

We’ve used the ever-popular Skyscanner to map out your flight costs. Average daily budgeting costs are based on the average traveller experiencing local food, internal travel, and typical excursions. Currency conversion rates are based on our own site as of the 14th May 2019.


1. Spain

Say Hola! to our number one destination to visit this winter. June through to August is when you’re likely to get some of the best of eastern Europe’s sun. Head to Barcelona for city-seeing, beaches and sangria, or travel further inland to Madrid to experience high-quality architecture, local tapas and true Spanish culture.

Budget flight cost: Getaway for as little as $884 with Air China flying from Sydney to Barcelona return.

Average daily budget: For one of Europe’s top spots, Spain comes in well with an average daily budget of $167 AUD which is about €100 EUR.

AUD to EUR Foreign currency exchange rate: 1 AUD = 0.6006 EUR


2. Germany

With low-cost flights and plenty to do, Berlin, Germany will be a place that will forever remain in your hearts. Steeped in history and culture, Berlin is one of Germany’s most affordable cities making it even easier to do on a budget.

Average flight cost: Leave as early as mid-June and you could expect to pay as little as $983 flying with Scoot flying from Sydney to Berlin return.

Average daily budget: For budget Berlin –  $151 AUD per day should see you get by easily (€90 EUR)

Foreign currency exchange rate: 1 AUD = 0.6006 EUR


3. Greece

Arguably becoming one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations for budget travellers, you will find it hard not to pick Greece to visit later on this year. Head to Athens to check out ancient history or travel to one of many Greece’s Mediterranean islands to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

Average flight cost: Fly into Athens from Sydney for just $902 flying with Air China return.

Average daily budget: Quite possibly one of the cheapest destinations in Europe at the moment – $139 AUD should see you get by with ease. (€84 EUR)

Foreign currency exchange rate: 1 AUD = 0.6006 EUR


4. Italy

If pizza and pasta is your thing, head over to Italy where you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining al fresco. Whether it’s a romantic trip to Rome or a girls week away shopping in Milan. Italy will not disappoint – especially when you’re on a budget.

Average flight cost: China Eastern is currently offering flights from $936 from Melbourne to Rome return.

Average daily budget: A little more expensive than our other destinations. Anywhere between $180-$200 AUD a day should enable you to make the most of Rome (€110-€120 EUR).

Foreign currency exchange rate: 1 AUD = 0.6006 EUR


5. Poland

For a truly amazing and unforgettable budget trip – head to Poland this winter where you will fall in love with one of the countries at the heart of Europe. With its diverse landscape, history and hiking trails Poland will be on every Australians bucket list.

Average flight cost: Sydney to Poland return can be as cheap as $924 flying with Air China return.

Average daily budget: No Euro’s here. You’ll need Polish Zloty. $100 AUD a day should see you enjoy all Poland has to offer on a budget (245 PLN)

Foreign currency exchange rate: 1 AUD = 2.4512 PLN


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