This Summer, Ditch a Domestic Vacation and Go to an International Destination Instead!

Summers are here!  The season of Neembu Pani, Aam Panna and fresh mangoes is inviting us, and so are the summer holidays! Kids are on their month-long summer vacation, the scorching sun is hinting us to take a break and all that is lingering on our mind is a trip!
 
With the sun shining brighter than ever, there can be no better time to escape the heat, splash in the waters of the ocean or hike up to the cold mountains
 
Before you fall prey to the conventional destinations and finalize your travel plans, here’s something you should consider. You can visit an international destination at the same price. Kid you not! AirAsia has launched a Sunsational Summer sale, through which you can book return fares starting from INR 4499! These flights are available from Indian destinations like Kochi, Kolkata, Tiruchirappalli, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad. 
 
On the same lines, TripHobo has done a cost analysis for a perfect summer vacation and presents to you, the best international alternatives to your popular domestic vacation destinations. 

Instead of Goa, Go to Bangkok! 

Vibrant nightlife, beautiful skyline dotted with skyscrapers, temples and shrines filled with serenity, Bangkok is a perfect urban destination to visit. A Zoo, an Aquarium and lots of shopping malls, Bangkok never fails to amaze.  Although reputed as a solo traveller’s destination and a backpacker’s paradise, Bangkok can also be perfect for a leisure travel, for couples and families! 

 
Flight rate: INR 4499 (one way) 
 
Check out AirAsia for awesome fares!
 
Accommodation at a hotel: INR 800 per night (breakfast included)
 
Food: INR 200 per meal
 
Day trips and excursions: INR 3000 per person 
 
Approximate cost for 4 Nights 5 Days Bangkok Vacation: INR 17000 per person
 

Instead of Rajasthan, Go to Kuala Lumpur & Genting Highlands

Kuala Lumpur, the dazzling city of Malaysia is without a doubt, one of the swankiest cities in Asia. It is bursting with opportunities where you can enjoy to your heart’s content. When combined with the hill resort of Genting Highlands, it is, hands down an ultimate family vacation spot! Kuala Lumpur is home to the Petronas Towers, that adorn the skyline of the city with their mind-boggling height and look absolutely stunning when illuminated. Add to that a bunch of theme parks and activity-filled visit to the Genting Highlands, and you’ve got a vacation to cherish!

 
Air Asia Sunsational Flight rate: INR 4499 (one way)
 

 

Accommodation at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur: INR 500 per night (breakfast included) 
 
Accommodation at Genting Highlands: INR 1200 per night (breakfast included) 
 
Food: INR 350 per meal
 
Day trips and excursions: INR 13000 per person 
 
Approximate cost for 4 Nights 5 Days Kuala Lumpur-Genting Highlands Vacation: INR 28000 per person

Instead of Andaman, Go to Krabi! 

Beautiful waterfront, stunning nature and ultimate tranquillity, Krabi is replete with opportunities to rediscover ourselves. Full of pretty beaches with white sand, you’ve seen the glimpses of this wonderful paradise in plenty of movies already. Perfect for a laid-back vacation, Krabi will turn you into a beach-lover, if you aren’t one already! 

 
Flight rate: INR 4499 (one way)
 
Visit AirAsia for availing Sunsational Summer Sale! 
 
Accommodation at a beach resort: INR 800 per night (breakfast included) 
 
Food: INR 300 per meal
 
Day-trips and excursions: INR 7500 per person 
 
Approximate cost for 4 Nights 5 Days Krabi Vacation: INR 23000 per person. 
 
Inspired much? Book your flights and enjoy an international vacation at the price of a domestic trip. Plan your trip today! 

This post is sponsored by AirAsia  
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
RENUKA SHAHANE RENUKA SHAHANE

Living out of a carry-on and traversing through the labyrinths of Europe, exploring the wilderness of America, divulging the eccentric culture of the Latin world and re-connecting her roots that sprawl in the rustic villages of India is one dream that she sees every single night. Once Lost, Now Found; Renuka is still oscillating between the paths to choose and the dreams to chase. A believer of righteousness, she likes to trust that her life is in accordant with her favourite book.

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