Time to start packing your bags: 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for budget travel. The dollar is enjoying historic highs — meaning your money goes much further in many destinations around the globe — and according to an American Express Global Business Travel report, airfares are expected to fall in 2017.
So where should you go on your next trip? I interviewed 14 travel experts who make it their business to keep track of the best bargains around. Read on to get their favorite picks for the most affordable destinations to visit next year. And if you want more great affordable travel ideas, check out “The 25 Cheapest Places To Travel This Summer.”