Find out where to get best value in the world’s top holiday hotspots
For the third year running, Post Office Travel Money research has found that holidaymakers can expect to pay less for meals, drinks and other tourist staples in many of the world’s most popular resorts and cities. The 14th annual Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer has found that prices have fallen in over three-quarters of the destinations surveyed.
- Sunny Beach, Bulgaria is cheapest of 42 destinations surveyed for the third consecutive year, with Marmaris, Turkey in the runner-up spot
- Tokyo, Japan is in third place and is the best value long haul destination, while Vietnam is a new entrant to the top 10
- Price are down in 33 of the 42 destinations surveyed, with the biggest fall of 44 per cent in Antigua. They have also fallen by 21 per cent in Corfu, Greece. Read about travel insurance for Greece.
The Post Office barometer monitors the price of eight tourist items – comprising dinner for two with a bottle of wine, a range of soft and alcoholic drinks, suncream and insect repellent.