The 2015 TripIndex Cities report places Mumbai as the fifth most budget friendly city after Hanoi, Warsaw, Sharm el Sheikh and Bangkok. The total cost of a three-night break in Mumbai comes to INR 53,911 with the most notable expense being the accommodation – at INR 23,091 for three nights, Mumbai is 39 per cent more expensive than Hanoi. However, for the taxi ride it turns out to be cheaper than Bangkok, Sharm el Sheikh and Warsaw.
When looking at the on-the-ground cost of a three-night city break, the 2015 TripIndex Cities report shows that travellers can find the best value in South East Asia, as four of the top ten cheapest destinations are located here; Hanoi, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Manila take first, fourth, seventh and ninth places respectively.
It found that a three night trip for two in Hanoi will only set you back an average of INR 46645, excluding flights, nearly three times less than the price of a break in the world’s most expensive destination, Cancun, Mexico, which comes in at an average of INR 128627.