Visiting Zurich, the beautiful Swiss town, is every tourist’s dream. Besides being beautiful, Zurich is also the most expensive city in the world. The city has been called the world’s most expensive by none other than the readers of ‘The Economist’. This means that only the rich can visit this amazing destination. After this, is Zurich also ready to cater to budget travelers? Ask a budget traveler who has been to Zurich. And, finish the answer! The town is just as much accommodation for budget travelers as it is for the wealthy tourists.
If you are a traveler planning to visit Zurich on a budget, then go ahead and book your flights to Zurich today. This beautiful town has many surprises and many sights for those who want to enjoy all that is offered here, and yet don’t spend much on your travels. Some tips will help those on a budget trip to Zurich.
The first priority for a budget traveler is getting an accommodation that is less expensive. Of greatest concern is obviously getting an affordable place to stay, which can sometimes be difficult to obtain. It is always wise to book your hotel room in advance as you plan for your vacation. If you want to save a lot on your accommodation and spend that much later on other amenities here, then try booking a stay at the hostel. It’s cheap and costs nothing. Some of the good budget options here include H.I. hostels, Longstreet Hotel, Hotel Biber and City Backpacker. These shelters are more focused on backpackers and are obviously best for them.
Another important concern for budget trips is how to save on food costs. Foods can be tried here. Try to save as much as you can with your diet. Some tourists spend a lot of time buying bottled water throughout their stay. There are 1,224 public springs in town, with better water quality than tap water. So, you can save by getting free water from its springs.
In-city transportation spending is still a huge irritant for travelers on a budget. If you want to explore yourself in town, it’s best to rent a bike for free. These bikes are available in front of Zuri Rolt’s main year-round train stations, or at various locations around the summer town. If you are willing to pay a small amount as a deposit, you can also rent an electronic bike. When traveling with children, you can also rent children’s bikes or bicycles with adult chairs.
Investing in a Zurich Card in 24 hours or 72 hours is also a good idea to get free admission to most of Zurich’s world-class museums, get discounted stores, and get a free ride to all boats, funiculars, buses, trains and trams in Zurich.