Algarve rated as cheapest destination in Europe

By TPN, in News, Tourism, Algarve · 14-05-2021 18:30:00 · 2 Comments

As Portugal opens up for non-essential travel for tourists from the UK, a new survey has deemed the Algarve as the cheapest destination in Europe for Brits to visit.

The 2021 Post Office Travel Money Holiday Report for 2021 found that Portugal was tops for Brits looking for good value.

The Holiday Costs Barometer takes into account the prices of eight everyday items with the shopping basket for the Algarve coming to a total of £44.13. The everyday items include a bottle of beer, a cup of coffee, a bottle of water and a glass of wine.

Cheapest on the barometer was Sunny Beach in Bulgaria at £27.71, followed by Marmaris in Turkey at £37.19. At the other end of the scale, in Reykjavik in Iceland, the same items would cost a total of £130.34, while in Nice in France they would cost £94.72.

The cost of essentials ion the Algarve has actually recorded as decrease according to the Post Office report, with prices down by 16.5 percent since last year

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Are they that desperate that now they want to bring in flotsam and jetsum to fill hotel rooms?

By James from Algarve on 14-05-2021 09:05

The thought of hundreds of Brits who probably voted for Brexit, descending here, fills me with horror!

By Diana Krogh from Beiras on 14-05-2021 06:36
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