Budget travel can be extremely rewarding. While the prospect of a vacation can get you excited and make your eyes twinkle, the thought of spending a considerable portion of your hard-earned money on flights puts shackles on those holiday dreams. However, it is all about the timing. If you book flights at the right time, they can be way cheaper than you can imagine. (DO SEE How to book cheap flight tickets) Thanks to the growing number of aviation companies and flights, taking a trip abroad has become quite cheap of late. Several exciting offers keep showing up on a daily basis for those willing to take a vacation. December, in particular, is a great time to plan trips for the next year as several amazing travel deals and packages are on offer from several airlines and hotels during this festive period. If you are planning to take a vacation around March 2017 and don’t want to spend a bomb, you are in luck! Here are 10 cheap two-way international flights to Europe under Rs 30,000 you can book right now!

Dublin, Rs 29,848

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Ireland is the third-largest island in Europe and is known for its spectacular beauty comprising of lush green fields, beautiful rivers and an amazing coastline. Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, is the birthplace of writers like Oscar Wilde and is known for its historic buildings like the 13th century Dublin Castle and St Patrick’s Cathedral founded in 1191. The Dublin Zoo is a popular attraction and The National Museum of Ireland is a great place to get a taste of Irish heritage and culture.

Return flights to Dublin: Rs 29,848

Travel period: March 2017 onwards

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Prague, Rs 29,196

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Prague is not only one of the cheapest places to visit in Europe but also one of the best cities to get a slice of European culture and architecture. Prague is the capital of Czech Republic and is known for its Old Town Square, surrounded by colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval Astronomical Clock. The pedestrian Charles Bridge lined with statues of Catholic saints was completed in 1402 and is one of Prague’s landmarks since then.

Return flights to Prague: Rs 29,196

Travel period: March 2017 onwards

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Kyiv, Rs 29,153

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Ukraine is one of the lesser explored yet magnificent countries to visit in Eastern Europe. Kyiv is Ukraine’s capital and largest city. Kiev is home to the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral which is known for its 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. The Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex overlooking the Dnieper River is a famous Christian pilgrimage site and houses mummified Orthodox monks. Kyiv is the gateway to the rest of Ukraine which is known for its Orthodox churches, the long Black Sea coastline and lush green forested mountains.

Return flights to Kyiv: Rs 29,153

Travel period: March 2017 onwards

Vienna, Rs 28,989

Vienna

Known primarily for intellectuals and artists it has been home to, Vienna is one of the most amazing and culturally-rich cities in Europe. Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud are some of the residents of Vienna popular on a global scale. Vienna is also famous for its imperial palaces like Hofburg and Schönbrunn, the summer residence of the Habsburgs. Its various art museums and cathedrals are great tourist attractions. Austria in general is a beautiful country known for its beautiful mountain villages, rugged Alpine terrain and stunning architecture.

Return flights to Vienna: Rs 28,989

Travel period: March 2017 onwards

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Zurich, Rs 25,167

Zurich

Known as one of the most expensive cities in the world, flights to Zurich have become surprisingly cheap. Located at the north end of Lake Zurich in northern Switzerland, Zurich is known for its picturesque, pre-medeival lanes of the central Altstadt (Old Town) on either side of the Limmat River. Its waterfront promenades like the Limmatquai along the river make for a beautiful sight. Switzerland is known for it stunning mountains and mesmerizing lakes as well as the architecture of its bridges and towers.

Return flights to Zurich: Rs 25,167

Travel period: March 2017 onwards

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Amsterdam, Rs 25, 521

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Capital of The Netherlands, Amsterdam is for its Van Gogh museum and heritage buildings. Its numerous bike path are thronged by enthusiastic tourists all year round. Its famous canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades are worth checking out. Since its appearance in the Bollywood film Queen, Amsterdam has become particularly popular with Indians.

Return flights to Amsterdam: Rs 25,521

Travel period: March 2017 onwards

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Milan, Rs 26,059

Milan

One of Italy’s most prominent cities and renowned as the global capital of fashion and design, Milan is a fantastic holiday spot for those considering a European vacation. Be it Milan’s cathedrals or basilicas, its villas or its several art galleries, it is a city you just cant get enough of! You can also club your Milan trip with a visit to the historic Rome or the beautiful canal city of Venice.

Return flights to Milan: Rs 26,059

Travel period: March 2017 onwards

Madrid, Rs 28,064

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Spain’s central capital Madrid is known for its historic museums and palaces and beautiful boulevards and parks. For someone who loves football, a trip to Madrid is a must as you can feel it in the daily culture here. The Santiago Bernabéu stadium which is home to Real Madrid FC is a mecca for football fans. Madrid is also the gateway to the rest of Spain which is a great holiday spot on account of its stunning archipelagos and islands as well as its vibrant art and culture.

Return flights to Madrid: Rs 28,064

Travel period: March 2017 onwards

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Note that the tariff is subject to change and the prices mentioned here are at the time of this story being published.

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