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Bengaluru offers the most competitive room rates in April & May: Agoda


As the anticipation for long weekends and holidays rises across Asia, digital travel platform Agoda unveils the tourist destinations with the most budget-friendly accommodations on average. For travellers seeking excellent deals in Asia, Udon Thani, Thailand emerges as the top choice, while Bengaluru, India offers the most competitive room rates in April and May.

As the holiday-heavy months of April and May approach, Agoda highlights some of the most sought-after Asian tourist destinations to secure great value deals. Bengaluru takes the lead in India as the most affordable tourist spot, boasting an average room rate of INR 4,584. Surpassing Puri, which held the top spot a year ago.

The destinations with the most economical average accommodation rates across eight Asian markets include Udon Thani in Thailand, Surabaya in Indonesia, Hue in Vietnam, Kuching in Malaysia, Iloilo in the Philippines, Bengaluru in India, Narita in Japan, and Kaohsiung in Taiwan, respectively.

Krishna Rathi, Senior Country Director India Subcontinent and Maldives at Agoda, expressed, “With many across Asia looking forward to upcoming public holidays like Songkran, Hari Raya, and Golden Week, April and May are a great time to plan a holiday. It is Agoda’s ongoing mission to help travellers see the world for less, and what better way to do that than by sharing the latest cheapest destinations ranking just in time for this popular travel time.”

Despite being destinations with the lowest average room rates, the researched locations offer a plethora of attractions for visitors. From the vibrant cities like Bengaluru and Kaohsiung to the serene riverbanks of Hue and Kuching, here are some highlights from the eight cheapest destinations across the surveyed markets:

• Udon Thani, Thailand (Average room rate: 2,333 INR): A vibrant city in Thailand’s Isaan region, offering attractions like Nong Prajak Park and the Udon Thani City Museum.

• Surabaya, Indonesia (Average room rate: 3,250 INR): A bustling port city in East Java with a blend of heritage architecture and modern skyscrapers.

• Hue, Vietnam (Average room rate: 3,584 INR): A historic city in central Vietnam, renowned for its UNESCO-listed Imperial City and scenic Perfume River.

• Kuching, Malaysia (Average room rate: 4,084 INR): The capital of Sarawak, offering a blend of cultural vibrancy and natural beauty, including the nearby Bako National Park.

• Iloilo, Philippines (Average room rate: 4,167 INR): Known as ‘The heart of the country,’ offering stunning beaches, historical landmarks, and fresh seafood on the nearby Islas de Gigantes.

• Bengaluru, India (Average room rate: 4,584 INR): Dubbed the ‘Silicon Valley of India,’ known for its blend of technology and tradition, along with historical sites like Bangalore Palace.

• Narita, Japan (Average room rate: 5,917 INR): A city in Chiba Prefecture known for its famous Narita International Airport, historic temples, and cherry blossoms.

• Kaohsiung, Taiwan (Average room rate: 8,418 INR): Taiwan’s second-largest city, featuring vibrant street art, shopping districts, and world-class events at the Kaohsiung Arena.
In addition to highlighting the most affordable destinations, Agoda assists travelers in maximizing their travel budget by offering great value deals on accommodations, flights, and activities, enabling people to explore the world affordably.

Source: Agoda

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