TRAVELLERS looking for a best-value long-haul beach and city holidays this winter should go EAST, according to a latest demeanour during how distant your Pound stretches.
Tokyo tops a list of a many affordable city in a Post Office’s annual Long Haul Holiday report, with Kenyan review Mombasa a beach end easiest on a wallet.
The investigate compares a cost of 10 holiday essentials — from a crater of coffee and bottle of internal lager to a three-course dusk meal.
Kenya is a great-value winter object option, charity safari breaks as good as beach holidays. Sri Lanka still offers glorious value for money, too, even yet prices are adult 7 per cent on final year.
The startling arise in recognition of Vietnam’s beaches, around Hoi An, has seen grill prices tumble.
Combined with good prices for flights, with increasing competition, it is my tip tip for a great-value holiday this winter.
Bali competence take distant longer to transport to but, once we are there, prices are still good. The beautiful Central American nation of Costa Rica is a rising star, with rainforest and extraordinary wildlife in a interior and beaches on a Caribbean and Pacific coasts.
Direct flights have meant increasing foe and prices for dishes have forsaken by 18 per cent compared to a year ago.
And don’t drop a Caribbean. St Lucia was inexperienced by Hurricane Irma and prices have depressed 25 per cent in a past year, creation it a tenth-cheapest beach resort.
Andrew Brown, of Post Office Travel Money, said: “Prices are down in 6 of a 10 best-value long-haul beach resorts. This is partly due to a strengthening in a value of Sterling.”
For city breaks, Tokyo tops a list for a initial time, with tourists enjoying acrobatics prices for food and drink.
The Japanese collateral jumps forward of final year’s best-value end Cape Town, where an increases in a value of a South African rand and a cost of eating out have seen prices rocket 32 per cent.
But a South African collateral still represents good value for money.
Meanwhile, Seoul comes forward of New York, that is No4 on a list.
A warn during No5 is Vancouver — one of my favourite Canadian cities.