Rome, vatican

This February: How to see the worlds Top Destinations on a Budget

Top Travel Destinations this February – Ultimate Budget Travel Guide

Whether you want a quick weekend break, or a romantic getaway for valentines – February is one of the best months for travel!

Why? It’s so cheap… and the least busy period to travel!!

It’s considered an ‘Off-Peak’ time to travel meaning the locations are generally far less busy, and you can go at a much cheaper price. So if you are able to travel during this month, certainly take advantage of it. There’s no need to book months in advance.

Here’s my top 3 travel locations in February, and why you should take a few days away for under £130! (Fly USA to Europe for $170 round trip)



Rome, vatican#1 in Worlds Top Places to visit

Looking for a less clique way to spend Valentines? Why not explore one of the worlds top locations.

Rome, the eternal city created by the sons of a God of war, is the home of historic landmarks dating back to the era of Julius Caesar. A modern, fast paced city that gives the opportunity to walk through history, and experience the amazing cuisine from the home of gelato.


#1 Best affordable destination in Europe

#1 in Worlds Top Places to visit

Top things to do in Rome:

#1 Trevi fountain

#2 Vatican City

#3 Colosseum

#4 Spanish Steps

#5 Castel Sant’Angelo

#6 St Peter’s Basilica

#7 Pantheon

Check out more things to do in Rome

Weather in February

Highs: 55 °F (13 °C)

Lows: 37 °F (3 °C)

Must Try Foods:

  1. Carbonara
  2. Gelato
  3. Coffee
  4. Pizza
  5. Prosciutto

Getting to Rome

European Rome flights with EasyJet and Ryanair for as low as £45 per person.

Flights from USA to Rome from as low as $170 round trip!! Using google flights low fare calendar to find the lowest flights. Brussels Airlines are one of the cheapest airlines.

Check out the Low Flight Finder


3 Star Hotels in the centre of the city for as low as £55 per night. If your sharing that’s only around £100 per person for 2 nights in Rome!

Check out The Opera Hotel Rome. I will be staying here next week so be sure to look out for a travel guide to Rome in my next post, where I will give recommendations for the best photo spots, places to eat, and things to do whilst on a budget! 


Paris, Eiffel Tower

The ambient city of light and love, Paris attracts millions of visits every year. And its no surprise, it’s a city on almost everyone’s bucket list and its surprisingly one of the cheapest ones to tick off. Renown for the arts, famous landmarks, exquisite cuisines and beautiful walks – Paris is a top visit this February.


#1 Top place to visit in France

#4 Top ranked place to visit in the World

Top Things to do in Paris:

#1 Eifel Tower

#2 Notre-Dame

#3 Disneyland

#4 Seine River

#5 Moulin Rouge

#6 Musee du Louvre

#7 Palace of Versailles

#7 Arc de Triomphe

#8 Champs-Élysées

Weather in February

Average: 42°F (6°C)

Highs: 47°F (8°C)

Lows: 37°F (3°C)

Must Try Foods

  1. Baguette
  2. Crepe
  3. Macaron
  4. Croissant
  5. Meat and Cheese

Paris, macaron

Getting to Paris

Paris return flights from Europe:

With EasyJet and Ryanair for as low as £45 per person.

USA to Rome $427 return flights – tip = fly to London and then from London to Paris

Bus Return Tickets:

As low as £30 (8.45 hour journey)

Return Flights: As low as £45

Bus return tickets : as low as £30 (8.45 hour journey)

Central City Hotels: As low as £55/night

Disneyland Tickets: £32

Paris Pass: save money on attractions


London, Tower Bridge

A vibrant city, alive and filled with great culture, history and adventure. In heart of England, London offers great entertainment and some of Britain’s finest sties. Whether you’re visiting the home of the queen at Buckingham palace, grabbing a bite to eat and some afternoon tea on the river Thames, or overlooking the city from the heights of the London Eye, there’s always somewhere to be.

Top Things to Do

#1 London Eye

#2 Buckingham Palace

#3 West End Shows

#4 Westminster

#5 Big Ben

#6 Oxford Street

#7 Tower Bridge

#8 Tower of London

#9 British Museum

#10 Trafalgar Square

#11 The Shard

#12 Madam Tussauds

London Eye

Must Try Food & Drink

  1. Fish and Chips
  2. Roast Dinner
  3. Full English Breakfast
  4. Crumpets
  5. Tea
  6. Curry
  7. Pub food


Average: 44 F (7 C)

Highs: 45 F (7 C)

Lows: 37 F (3 C)

Getting to London

Flights from Europe from £50 round trip / from USA from $300 round trip

Trains from £20

For my in depth guide to finding cheap flights check out How to travel cheap – The REAL Guide to Traveling on a Budget

Look out for next weeks post on my trip to Rome!

What are your top travel destinations?

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