Cheap Hotels New Orleans and Budget Travel tips

Scroll down to score sweet deals on Cheap Hotels New Orleans, along with budget transportation options and low-cost local activities throughout the state of Louisiana.

For low-cost travel strategies all over America, visit any of the links shown below.

Regardless of your U.S. destination, here's how to enjoy classy rooms at reduced rates, fun, free activities, Authentic American Cuisine, and other affordable local treasures.

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Cheap Hotels New Orleans

To find the very best deals on Cheap Hotels in New Orleans, or anywhere else in Louisiana, look up area hotels on Priceline, and use the "sort" feature to display the lowest priced local accommodations first. 

You can reduce your room rates even further by reserving your space at least two weeks in advance, or by staying in outlying areas easily accessible to New Orleans. 

Also, taking advantage of priceline's promotional features (like the "Name Your Own Price" option) can slash 60% off your hotel rates. 

For instance, you can Name Your Own Price to rent a hotel room in downtown New Orleans for less than $50 a night.  

Another way to find Cheap Hotels New Orleans is to stay outside of New Orleans. Cities easily accessible to New Orleans include Baton Rouge, Chalmette, Lafayette, and New Iberia. 

Also, check craigslist for sublets, vacation rentals, time shares, and housing swaps. 

Cheap Flights to Louisiana

To score a cheap flight to New Orleans, simply visit Priceline, search your desired dates and destination, then click the "Name Your Own Price" option. Doing this can save you up to 40% on your flight, not to mention up to 60% on cheap hotels New Orleans.

Be aware that when you Name Your Own Price on Priceline, NO changes can be made to your itinerary, and NO part of your payment can be refunded. Other restrictions may also apply.

For maximum savings, book your flight and your hotel at least two weeks in advance.

Another solid savings strategy is to compare prices for all major airports accessible from your chosen area. For example, a round trip ticket to New Orleans may not cost the same as a round trip ticket to Lafayette or Baton Rouge. When you arrive, you can take ground transportation to your desired destination. 

Finally, travelers can save even more money on their trips by booking their flights, rental cars, and Cheap Hotels New Orleans all at the same time online.  

public transportation in New Orleans


The Greyhound bus transit system runs throughout the state of Louisiana. Greyhound stations in Louisiana are located at

  • Alexandria
  • Baton Rouge
  • Lafayette
  • Lake Charles
  • Monroe
  • New Orleans
  • Opelousas
  • Saint Francisville
  • Shreveport

(to name just a few)

See the links below for a Complete List of Greyhound Locations.

Options for getting around the city of New Orleans include a local bus service called the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (NORTA). NORTA operates buses, streetcars, and ferries all over town. 


Local Amtrak Stations in the state of Louisiana are located at

  • Hammond
  • Lafayette
  • Lake Charles
  • New Iberia
  • New Orleans
  • Shriever
  • Slidell

Amtrak also provides bus connections at Shreveport and Baton Rouge. 

See the links below for a Complete List of Amtrak Stations.

Check Amtrak's website for deals and special offers.

top 5 louisiana destinations

Here's a list of the top 10 attractions in the state of Louisiana, selected for their cultural, educational, and entertainment value. These destinations were specially selected by

  1. Louisiana State University                 Baton  Rouge
  2. USS Kidd                                         Baton Rouge
  3. Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World          New Orleans
  4. Escape My Room Interactive Museum New Orleans
  5. Frenchmen Street                             New Orleans
  6. French Quarter                                 New Orleans
  7. Houmas House Plantation Tour           New Orleans
  8. Jackson Square                                New Orleans
  9. National WWII Museum                     New Orleans
  10. Whitney Plantation                            Wallace

related links

Complete List of Amtrak Stations

Complete List of Greyhound Locations

Louisiana Fact & Photo Gallery 

other useful links

Universities and PhD Programs in Louisiana 

Louisiana Community Colleges 

Work From Home in Louisiana 

Adventure Learning (main page)  


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