Post Office City Costs Barometer 2010
Tuesday 13, April 2010
Over 57 per cent of UK consumers plan to increase their expenditure on leisure activity over the coming months. Holidays, going out and cinema and entertainment are the key areas most likely to benefit, says a new survey, State of the Nation.
Prague has pulled ahead of its Eastern European rivals to emerge as the cheapest city for a bargain break this spring, according to new research by Post Office Travel Money.
Foreign currency for all the destinations featured in the City Costs Barometer is available at the Post Office with 0 per cent commission. City break holidaymakers can purchase euros over the counter in more than 8,500 bureaux de change branches, while currencies for most of the other European capitals included in the report are available on demand in over 1,600 branches.
Over 70 other currencies – including the Hungarian forint - can be pre-ordered for next day branch collection at all 11,500 Post Office outlets or online at postoffice.co.uk. Home delivery is also available when ordering online.
More and more travellers think that researching and planning a European city break is half the fun and they're not interested in pre-arranged trips or escorted tours. Self-guided tours offer a lot of advantages but require some guidance and good resources.
With the recent wild fires, disrupting flights and increasing air pollution, environmental quality is a growing factor in attracting tourists.
The hotel price comparison site www.trivago.co.uk has put together a list of the fifteen most spectacular hotel rooftop terraces in the world.