The best digital nomad destinations for cheap travel

From Bangalore to Chiang Mai. The Top 25 best digital nomad destinations that are good for downshifters too. Which city is for you?

Bangalore India, Cheapest of the best digital nomad destinations
Bangalore India, Cheapest of the best digital nomad destinations

Nomadic You’s Top 25 digital nomad destinations are based on approximate travel cost per day for slow travel using a transit pass and long stay (28 days plus) accommodation discount. All 25 global cities on this list make it under the $50 per day travel cost mark!

India and Thailand fare well on cost although tourist visas are typically limited to a 30 day stay. Mexico or Peru make great slow travel destinations with six months visa free for tourists. South Africa and Turkey have two affordable cities each and are visa free for up to 3 months per visit.

Top 25 best digital nomad destinations

# Country Cost per day      
1   Bangalore $21.97 20.21€ £18.02
2   Delhi $29.29 26.95€ £24.02
3   Chiang Mai $30.54 28.10€ £25.05
4   Johor Baru $31.16 28.67€ £25.55
5   Colombo $31.75 29.21€ £26.03
6   Hanoi $33.69 31.00€ £27.63
7   Bali $34.94 32.14€ £28.65
8   Antalya $35.69 32.83€ £29.26
9   Bogota $36.51 33.59€ £29.94
10   SaintPetersburg $37.51 34.51€ £30.76
11   PlayaDelCarmen $38.39 35.32€ £31.48
12   Lima $38.58 35.49€ £31.64
13   Johannesburg $38.90 35.79€ £31.90
14   Budapest $38.96 35.84€ £31.94
15   Santiago $39.27 36.13€ £32.20
16   Warsaw $40.01 36.81 € £32.81
17   Prague $41.32 38.01 € £33.88
18   Mexico City $42.43 39.03 € £34.79
19   Bangkok $43.94 40.43 € £36.03
20   Istanbul $44.29 40.75 € £36.32
21   Buenos Aires $44.56 41.00 € £36.54
22   Phuket $44.90 41.31 € £36.82
23   Lisbon $48.34 44.47 € £39.64
24   Cape Town $49.38 45.43 € £40.49
25   Athens $49.70 45.72 € £40.75

@NomadicYou What are the most important qualities budget destination must have to be a super place for digital nomads and downshifters?

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