Survey reveals the holiday resorts where your money will go further … and those where you’ll need a pretty penny.
Spain has regained the crown as the cheapest European holiday destination for Brits, with the cost of eating out down 50% compared with five years ago, according to a survey.
It shares first place with Sri Lanka in the annual Post Office Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer – which compares in-resort prices for a shopping basket of eight items including drinks, suncream and a meal for two as the best value places to stay out of 42 surveyed.
But if you’re heading to Australia, the survey makes grim reading. Holiday essentials cost a remarkable four times the amount holidaymakers pay in Spain. The Post Office found that a typical meal out for two, with a bottle of wine, will set you back £106 in Australia compared with £22 on the Costa del Sol. Continue reading full article at Jill’s Papworth column in The Guardian,