How much did you pay for your sunny getaway last year? It seems that in 2013, you’ll be getting more for your money as 77 per cent of holidays are cheaper this summer than the last.
Holidays to Cyprus and Bulgaria are already outselling last year and with so many holidays cheaper, we expect a bumper year for travel...
A seven-night holiday for two adults in June, to a number of popular sun destinations such as Madeira, Cyprus, Greece and Turkey could be priced up to 25 per cent cheaper than the same break in summer 2012.
Online travel agent, On the Beach, compared average prices from 2013 with those from 2012, and the results showed massive savings for holidaymakers this year.
Alistair Daly, Chief Marketing Officer at On The Beach, said: “When most day to day costs increase on a yearly basis, it’s no doubt a breath of fresh air for Brits when well-deserved holidays are actually more affordable than ever.”
Despite the 2.7 per cent rise in inflation and ever increasing fuel prices, many holidays to sun drenched destinations are actually up to 25 per cent cheaper this year, with the garden island of Madeira offering the best value this summer.
Last year, a one-week three star holiday on a bed and breakfast basis for two cost £799, whilst this year the same holiday costs just £599; saving a whopping £200.
Cyprus also shows a massive drop in prices with holidaymakers saving up to 20 per cent on last year; and holidays to Bulgaria also proving better value, up to 15 per cent cheaper than last summer.
The popular Canary Island of Tenerife is also showing a significant drop in holiday prices with many hotels offering all-inclusive holidays up to 13 per cent cheaper than in 2012.
Alistair added: “Holidays to Cyprus and Bulgaria are already outselling last year and with so many holidays cheaper, we expect a bumper year for travel this year.”
Other sunspots offering cheaper holiday prices this year include Egypt's ever-popular resort of Sharm El Sheikh down 13 per cent on last year and Greece which is 12 per cent cheaper.
Top Ten Money-Saving Destinations for Summer 2013:
1. Madeira – 25 per cent cheaper
2. Cyprus – 20 per cent cheaper
3. Bulgaria – 15 per cent cheaper
4. Tenerife – 14 per cent cheaper
5. Sharm El Sheikh – 13 per cent cheaper
6. Greece – 12 per cent cheaper
7. Majorca – eight per cent cheaper
8. Turkey – seven per cent cheaper
9. Tunisia - seven per cent cheaper
10. Costa Blanca – six per cent cheaper
For more information and great holiday deals, visit www.onthebeach.co.uk