Wondering how much your bike tour will cost?
We’ve surveyed bike tourists around the world, to see what they’re spending on tour. Click on the region where you’re planning to travel.
If you’d like to add your experience, please get in touch. We’re always looking for the latest info on what people are spending.
How much will an independent bike tour cost? In China and Southeast Asia, prices are cheap. Around $15-20 U.S. per day should be more than adequate for routine costs such as food from restaurants and a decent hotel room. You can get away with less if you’re a devoted wild camper or know the local […] Read More »
Britain and Europe are relatively expensive places to tour but even so it’s possible to get by on about €15 per person, per day if you’re willing to camp and cook your own food. You might even spend a bit less in southern or eastern Europe, where prices are cheaper. To enjoy the cafés and […] Read More »
You can spend as much or as little as you like in North America. There are plenty of hotels and restaurants that will be happy to cater for you but equally there’s plenty of open land and supermarkets for those on a low budget. Read More »
In India, prices are cheap but you’ll have to bargain for the best rates. As long as you barter, $5-10 U.S. a day should be enough for a low budget tour. Read More »
We also have general articles about budgeting and saving money for a two-wheeled adventure. You probably need less than you think – certainly less than backpacking or driving around the world!
Planning a bike tour in Europe? Hold off on buying a bike and all the gear until you get here. You could save hundreds of dollars by claiming back the sales tax, for a savings of up to 25% on all your bicycle touring equipment. Read More »
We recently discovered that it cost us just $23 U.S. a day to travel the world on our bicycles. That’s a cheap price for the adventure of a lifetime but looking back on our trip, we could have done it for even less. Why bother? Alistair Humphreys says it well. You have a choice – […] Read More »
The secret to saving for your great bicycle getaway is surprisingly simple: live beneath your means. Here are 10 of our best tips for doing just that. Before you know it, your bank balance will be brimming with money for your bicycle tour, or whatever other dream you have. Read More »