A cheap holiday in Cyprus and Turkey better value than a week in the UK?

Wednesday 30, June 2010


A cheap holiday in Cyprus and Turkey better value than a week in the UK?


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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