The most cost-effective places for Brits to go on holiday this summer

Mon. 8th August 2022

The Algarve, Portugal

These days money is tight for many of us but that doesn’t mean it’s not possible to enjoy a great holiday overseas. Some resorts are notoriously expensive but there are plenty of top holiday destinations that offer fantastic value when you want a low-cost break. Research by the Post Office has revealed the most cost-effective places for Brits to head off on holiday. Read on to find out where you can get a great value holiday.

Marmaris, Turkey

The best value break is a trip to Marmaris in Turkey. This coastal resort in the southwest of the country is a great place to party and offers visitors:

  • Crystal clear sea water
  • Vibrant nightlife and open-air clubs
  • Ferries to the Greek island of Rhodes
  • Pebbled beaches

Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

Another popular destination if you’re looking for great nightlife is Sunny Beach, Bulgaria. Long an in-demand destination, this is one of Europe’s party capitals. Travel here and you can expect:A lengthy beach and sand dunes

  • Water sports
  • Buzzing nightlife
  • Attractions like a go-kart track, water park, and paintball park

Algarve, Portugal

Another well-established tourist destination that offers great value for Brits is Portugal’s Algarve. This is the most southerly region of Portugal and includes popular towns like Faro and Lagos. This place is known for:

  • Rugged natural landscapes
  • Picturesque sandy beaches
  • Classic Portuguese cuisine
  • Surfing

Cape Town, South Africa

If you want a great value holiday that takes you out of Europe, Cape Town is a good option. This is a busy port city on the southwest coast of South Africa. Visit Cape Town to experience:

  • Great views from Table Mountain
  • A bustling harbour
  • South Africa’s oldest garden
  • Museums like Robben Island

Book a great value break

Marmaris, Sunny Beach, Algarve, and Cape Town are the travel destinations that offer Brits the best value right now, but there are many other great value destinations that are also worth considering. Whether you want a relaxing beach holiday, a non-stop party, stunning landscapes, or cultural experiences, it’s possible to book a break that offers excellent value for money.

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