You are here: Home - Household Bills - News -

Summer holiday prices fall by up to 36%

Written by: Danielle Levy
Tour operators have slashed 2019 summer holiday package prices in the hope of encouraging Brits to book their holidays in January.

Online holiday price comparison site TravelSupermarket, which compares package holidays across 25 providers, has analysed the cost of summer package holidays which depart between 1 May and 21 Oct this year, searched for on their website between 17 December and 2 January. They then compared these searches to the holiday deals that were available last year.

TravelSupermarket found the median price per person for a seven-night summer 2018 package holiday (across all board types and star ratings), which was searched for this time last year, was £50.80 per night in the Algarve. In comparison, a search for the same type of holiday between December 2018 and January 2019 works out at a median price per person, per night of £32.62. This is 36% lower compared to last year.

For one-week overseas summer package holidays available between 1 May and 21 October, TravelSupermarket found the following reductions in the median price of a week-long summer package holiday when compared to last year:

  1. Algarve (Portimao and Alvor) – 36%
  2. Zante/Zakynthos -31%
  3. Costa Brava, Spain (Lloret de Mar) – 28%
  4. Costa del Sol (Torremolinos, Fuengirola and Nerja) – 17%
  5. Majorca – 13%
  6. Costa Dorada (Salou) – 9%
  7. Crete (Malia) – 7%
  8. Corfu (Sidari, Kavos) – 7%
  9. Agadir, Morocco – 5%

Related Posts

There are 0 Comment(s)

If you wish to comment without signing in, click your cursor in the top box and tick the 'Sign in as a guest' box at the bottom.

ISAs: your back-to-basics guide for 2018/19

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your unused ISA allowance ahead of the 5 April deadli...

A guide to Sharia savings accounts

A number of Sharia savings products have upped their game in recent months, beating more familiar competitors ...

Five ways to get on the property ladder without the Bank of Mum and Dad

A report suggests the Bank of Mum and Dad is running low on funds. Fortunately, there are other options for st...

What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

We’re guessing the Duchess of Cambridge won’t be fretting about maternity pay or whether she’ll still be...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

Money Tips of the Week

Read previous post:
Ofgem bans Economy Energy from taking on new customers

The energy regulator has banned supplier Economy Energy from acquiring new customers until it resolves customer service failings.