Paphos 7th, Limassol 9th Best Value European Beach Destination for UK Travellers in Post Office Barometer

08/04/2019

Paphos and Limassol Have Been Ranked Seventh and Ninth Best Value for Money European Beach Resorts for UK Travellers According to a British Post Office Survey of 20 European Destinations.

Both destinations are cheaper than last year. Limassol recorded the biggest drop in prices for a basket of goods British holidaymakers would typically buy on holiday with 20.2% of all the surveyed destinations.

The Post Office’s Holiday Costs Barometer notes that prices have fallen in most of the 20 destinations surveyed and by over 10% in Limassol, the Algarve, Majorca and Sunny Beach, Bulgaria.

The Post Office barometer monitors the price of nine tourist items – cup of coffee (cafe/bar), bottle of beer/lager (cafe/bar), bottle/can of Coca cola (cafe/bar), glass of wine (cafe/bar) 1.5 litre of still mineral water (supermarket), suncream, insect repellent(supermarket), 3 course dinner for two including bottle of house wine and a 2 course lunch for two (no drinks).

Paphos came in seventh with a total cost of £84.27 for the nine items,  5.6% cheaper than 2018 when it also ranked seventh.

Limassol was ninth with £93.58. Prices fell 20.2% compared to the previous year when it ranked 16th.

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