Want to stay in Paris for $40 per night? Try Hostels

That’s right.  for $40 per night.  The travel has followed the global lock in step.  In some , the cost to stay in a hostel is down 50% from a decade ago.  Sound incredible?  Well, yes it really is.  If you can travel on a no-frills budget and do without some of the higher end creature comforts, hostels are still the way to go.

Here’s an example of how much you can save in Paris, :

A typical hostel stay for 6 days costs $40 US x 6 = $240
A 3 star hotel might cost $75 US per night x 6 = $450
Savings:  $210 !
 

Here are some additional sources for the latest on trends in :

http://nodebtworldtravel.com/2009/09/how-much-can-you-save-staying-in.html

http://www.hostelmanagement.com/forum/f25/hostel-business-2010-a-2676.html