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Bargain Easter breaks to be found in Eastern Europe

New research from the Post Office has identified several cities from Eastern Europe as the best value destinations for a spring city break. The City Costs Barometer, an annual piece of research commissioned by the Post Office, compared the combined cost of 12 products most commonly purchased by holidaymakers, across 25 of the most popular global city destinations.

Budapest, the Hungarian capital, proved to be the cheapest destination, with an average cost of £134.76 for the 12 items, which included hotel accommodation, the cost of dining, travel for 24 hours and entrance to each city’s key attractions. The Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, came in second, followed by Poland’s Warsaw and Riga in Latvia.

European cities in the Eurozone proved less cost-effective, while New York was highlighted as the most expensive destination with a combined average cost of £541.23 for the 12 items. This total however, was largely driven by accommodation costs, with £355 spent on hotels.



Eastern European destinations have long been a popular choice amongst British travellers for city breaks, due to their accessibility and cost, as well as the particularly unique cultural and architectural charm that many such cities boast. The advent of cheap flights to Budapest and other cities in the region has opened up a range of opportunities for tourists, and for the destination countries, to make a name for themselves on the global tourism scene. While Budapest and other Eastern European cities offer travellers a cheap and accessible city break option, they will continue to forge a strong reputation as a destination of choice.

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