However, like most of Northern
Europe, Denmark has the unfair reputation of being too expensive, putting off
some of the most budget travelers.
this is far from the truth. It’s easy to enjoy this wonderful country, even
with the limited funds!
Simply follow this budget travel guide, and you’ll be
ready to jet off and enjoy the all of the Danish wonders available.
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Copenhagen is the usual go-to spot
for visitors to Denmark. Although the city itself is very expensive, it costs
nothing to wander around the picturesque canals and soak up the local
Find a cheap place to stay, and you can spend a few cheap days in
the city absorbing the Danish cheer and merriment!
if you head out into the country, you’ll find prices are cheaper, and there’s
so much more to do for free.
Try North Zeeland for beautiful coastlines,
Randers for fjords, hiking and nature watching.
Denmark may seem pricey for
some, but with so many natural wonders, you can more than fill your time
without spending a penny if you follow the budget travel guide.
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to Get There.
into Denmark doesn’t have to be expensive. There are many great budget
airlines, such as Norwegian Air, that are based in Northern Europe and make
finding traveling cheap easy.
Flights from the UK can be found for as little as
£30, and the company even offers budget long-hauls from major airports in Asia,
such as Bangkok, and most of the US.
on the ground, trains cover the most of Denmark, and you can travel the
entire country for 445 DDK. While this is not the cheapest option, booking in
advance can save you up to 50 percent,
and the “Go Orange” scheme offers more
discounts if you book online.
Buses are slightly cheaper at about 308 DDK, or
you can try your hand at hitchhiking. The Danes are friendly and sociable
people who love tourists, so you’re likely to find a good ride.
tickets can be purchased online, but if you’re planning to book while overseas,
be sure you’re using a Virtual Private Network to protect
your card details
from being intercepted by malicious hackers.
Unfortunately, using public WiFi
networks abroad is notoriously risky, and the result of an attack would
definitely blow your budget.
As previously mentioned, most of Denmark can be experienced for free by
focusing on nature excursions rather than city activities. There are many great hikes across the whole country and some stunning views to be had.
However, many sights can also be seen by simply wandering around, such as the Nyhavn harbor and the Amalienborg- or Christiansborg palace, where you can climb the tower for a spectacular view of the surrounding area.
the National Museum and the Assistens Churchyard—the last resting place of Hans
Christian Anderson—are accessible without an admission fee.
Denmark is also
home to three of the most beautiful national parks in Scandinavia—Thy in
North-West Jutland, Mols Bjerge in East Jutland and Wadden Sea in South
there are plenty of activities and adventures to be had free of
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prices in Denmark are where the problems arise for most budget travelers. With
the cheapest dorms coming in at around 200 DDK a night, it’s easy to see why
people are put off.
However, there are plenty of other options. There are
numerous campsites, which price around 70 DDK a night, that are situated in the
midst of the stunning Danish landscape, ensuring for a truly memorable and
to camp in Denmark, you need a Camping Card Scandinavia, which costs 135 DDK, but
if you can afford it, then it’s definitely worth the investment.
you’re really struggling to make ends meet, you can easily choose to couch surf. The couch surfing community with
locals in Denmark is rife, so it’s easy to find a place to stay for free.
might even get to know a new friend in the process!
out in Denmark requires money. For those who are determined to try the local
cuisine, it’s best to stick to lunch menus or buffet options.
With a budget travel guide, evening meals in
restaurants should be avoided at all costs if you’re trying to keep expenses
down. By far the best way to eat is to cook for yourself. If you’re staying in
hostels, try to get few fellow travelers together and cook a group meal.
you can try and pair up with your couch surfing host to split costs between
you. An average week of groceries is going to cost you about 240 DDK per week,
so it’s definitely the most manageable way to dine.
For those wanting to grab a
quick bite without the hassle of cooking, there are many street food vendors
that offer hot dogs and sausages for a reasonable price, around 30 DDK.
is a truly incredible place to travel, and being on a budget is
no excuse not
to visit, just follow the budget travel guide!
being thrifty and sensible with the choices you make, you can easily make your
trip affordable and fulfilling. If you have any more advice for fellow travelers
about how to cut costs in this
spectacular country, then be sure to leave a
Story By Jess.
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