For many budget travelers, places like South America represent some of the best travel bargain spots left in the world. Your money will go much further here, generally speaking, even in the more popular tourist destinations. You do want to watch your spending, however, because you can still break the bank if you are not careful. So be sure to look at the options for cheap hotels in South America before you go.
Because so many people find that their travel budgets last longer in South America it is quite likely that your definition of a “cheap hotel in South America” may be a bit different than a cheap hotel in some expensive European city. You should definitely take advantage of the situation if your currency is strong, but remember to reign it in every once in awhile, too! Wiring home for money is not exactly the way you want to check in with the folks.
To begin your search, scroll down to find links to the more popular destinations in South America. When you click on those links you will get more detailed information about the cities, including some hotel recommendations. And if you do not see your destination listed, it may be that we have not gotten to it yet – just type your travel itinerary into the search box above and you can get information about cheap hotels anywhere in South America.