WATCH: Why South African travellers should start choosing Eastern European destinations

South Africans are always looking for that next budget destination where we can get value for our money.

Heading to Paris or London often doesn't play too well on our pockets as the exchange rate is far from kind on us. Going to Eastern Europe instead of Central Europe might be the answer.

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South African passport holders still need visas for most Eastern European countries like Slovenia, Hungary, etc.; luckily once you get there your expenses are slashed.

But there are so many reasons to visit countries like Montenegro, Ukraine and Bosnia and Herzegovina aside from it being budget-friendly. Eastern Europe is less touristy, boasts just as many (if not more) fantastic landscapes than Central Europe and it is still relatively undiscovered. Go now before it is too late

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