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Budget per day (for euro
amount use £. £1 = 1.10
euros)

Accommodation Getting Around Visa
Australia November-April £40-50 / $60-75 Hostels from £10 / $15 Buses/Trains/Planes UK, US and South Africa passport holders required,
not for New Zealanders.
Brazil December to March £30-£50/ $50-75 Hostels from £12/$20 Buses Strangely – Required for US, Australia passport
holders, not for UK, New Zealand or South African
Myanmar(Burma) November-February £15-£25 / $25-40 Guesthouses from £5 / $8 Buses are preferable to trains Always required
China March-May / September – November £30-40/$45-60 per day Hostels start at £12 / $20 Trains are preferbale but buses
improving.
Always required
Costa
Rica
December-April £15-25
/ $25-35
Guesthouses / Hotels from £10 / $15 Bus. Not required
Croatia May-September £30-40 / $50-60 Hostels from £10 / $15 Bus / Ferry

UK, US, Australia, New
Zealand Passport Holders not required, South Africa –
yes.

Czech Republic May-September £30-£45
$40-60
Guesthouses from £15 / $25 Buses

UK, US, Australia, New
Zealand Passport Holders not required, South Africa –
yes.

France April – September £35-45 / $60-70 Hostels from £12 / $18 Trains are very good.

UK, US, Australia, New
Zealand Passport Holders not required, South Africa –
yes.

Haiti Anytime £40-50 / $60-75 Strangely expensive. £30/$50 in Port au Prince,
cheaper elsewhere.
Very cheap, for a reason, buses leave when
filled.
Not required
India October-March £15-25 / $25-35 Guesthouses from £5 / $10 Trains, but be patient

Required for all, can
be done on arrival

Ireland May-August £50-60 / $75-100 Hostels from £15 / $25 Ideally car, otherwise train/bus Not required
Israel September- October / March-May £45 – £60 / $70 – 90 Hostels from £15 / $25 Buses are reliable and reasonably priced Not required
Italy April – September £30-40
/ $50 -60
Hostels from £12 / $20 Trains are good value

UK, US, Australia, New
Zealand Passport Holders not required, South Africa –
yes.

Kazakhstan May-September £25-45

$50-70

Guesthouses from £10/$25 Trains. Always required
Kenya June-September Dependant on your activities, plan in
advance.
Hotels are good value 3-4* starting at £30 /
$50
Public transport is poor, let someone else drive
you would be the general rule
Required for all, can be done on
arrival
Mexico Anytime £25-£35 / $40-$60 Hostels from £10 / $15 Buses

UK, US, Australia, New
Zealand Passport Holders not required, South Africa –
yes.

Morocco September-November / March – May £30-40 / $45-60 Guesthouses from £8 / $12 Bus / Train. Trains are good value and
clean

UK, US, Australia, New
Zealand Passport Holders not required, South Africa –
yes.

Nepal March-May,Septemner-November £20-30
/ $35-50
Guesthouses from £2 Buses,
no trains here.
Always
required, can be done on arrival around £40 / $60
New
Zealand
November-April £35-50
/ $50-60
Hostels
from £10
Buses,
ask locally for best deals
Not
required
Norway June-mid August Expensive. £50 / $80 Hostels from £15 / $25, campsites are a cheaper
option
Buses. Trains are also good but limited.

UK, US, Australia, New
Zealand Passport Holders not required, South Africa –
yes.

Peru Dependant on where you visit, peak tourist season
is June-August
£15-£25 / $25/ $40

(Machu Picchu tours start at $300 /
£200)

Guesthouses from £8 – $12 Bus, trains are very limited. Not required
Portugal April-October £35-50
$45-65
Hostels from £15 Buses and trains Not required for UK,US,Australia and New Zealand
passport holders, required for South Africans.
Russia May-Early October £30 / 40 – $50 –
$70

(USD or Euros preferred to
Roubles)

Guesthouses / Hotels from £20 / $35 Train, book in advance. Always required, arrange in advance.
South
Africa
September- November /

mid March-May

£30-40 / $45-65 Hostels from £12 / $25 Buses Not required
Spain March-July / September-October £35-45 /

$50-70

Hostels from £12 / $15 Buses and trains – worth paying a little extra for
first class.
Not required for UK,US,Australia and New Zealand
passport holders. Required for South Africans
Uganda Anytime Dependant on your activities, plan in
advance.
Hotels are good value 3-4* starting at £20 /
$35
Public transport is poor, let someone else drive
you, would (again) be the general rule
Always required, can be done on
arrival
U.K May-September £40-50 / $70-$90 Hostels from £15 / $25 Trains are more pleasant, buses better
value
Not required
U.S.A April – October £35-45 / $50-70 Hostels from £15 / $25 Car if possible. Buses are better value than
trains but bear in mind the distances involved.
Always required, arrange in
advance.