• 13 North American cities by price: Backpacker Index for 2022

    14 days ago - By Price of Travel

    In our first Backpacker Index rankings since the start of the pandemic, North America has had far more volatility than most other regions. Not only has inflation pushed up the nominal prices by at least 10% in pretty much every one of the 13 cities represented, but hostel prices have changed far more drastically in the region as well.
    It appears that many of the established cheaper hostels that had large dorm rooms have either closed down or changed configurations, and many of the prices have gone way up. On the other hand, hostel prices in some other markets including Miami and San...
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