Low-cost holiday destinations in 2013

Palacio de la Magdalena, Santander.

Palacio de la Magdalena, Santander.

Palacio de la Magdalena, located in Santander.

Palacio de la Magdalena, located in Santander.

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,

Located in Santander, facing the Cantabrian Sea

Located in Santander, facing the Cantabrian Sea

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Civil Engineer & Real Estate Consultant. Living in Asturias.

4 comments

  1. cristinasandru

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  2. He tenido la fortuna de conocer el Palacio de la Magdalena en Santander. Es majestuoso, bello y sacado de un cuento. Lo recomiendo a todo el que quiera vivir una experiencia mágica y adore el verde y el gris de su cielo. (este comentario es el válido) 🙂

    • Es encantador ese Palacio, incluso fue usado como casa de verano de la familia Real Inglesa. Recientemente ha sido la locación para alguna serie de televisión.
      Saludos.

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