A cheap holiday in Cyprus and Turkey better value than a week in the UK?
Wednesday 30, June 2010
For those thinking of saving money and taking a break in the UK, you may well be surprised to find out it costs them more than a similar holiday in Turkey, Greece or Cyprus.
Researchers from Tesco bank looked at typical holiday expenses for a 7 night family holiday in August that included accommodation, car hire, meals and entertainment (but excluded the cost of getting to the holiday resort), and the findings made a cheap holiday to Turkey a better deal than a week in the UK.
The total holiday spending costs:
Reykjavik, Iceland – £3383
Rome, Italy – £2836
Barcelona, Spain – £2375
Dubrovnik, Croatia – £2333
Nice, France – £2320
Faro, Portugal – £2262
Athens, Greece – £2054
Brighton, UK – £2209
Bodrum, Turkey – £1819
Ljubljana, Solvenia – £1750
Limassol, Cyprus – £1739
Budapest, Hungary – £1455
Warsaw, Poland – £1315
Sofia, Bulgaria – £1221
So instead of mixed weather and fish and chips, you could be enjoying the sun and sand of a cheap package holiday to Cyprus or Bulgaria.
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