Cost of city breaks in Europe falls for UK tourists

April 3, 2015

European short breaks are more of a bargain for UK tourists this year, as prices drop in destinations across Europe, with Vilnius emerging as the cheapest city

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The cost of a European city break for UK tourists has fallen dramatically over the last year, driven by cheaper prices across Europe and the soaring value of sterling, according to the latest survey by Post Office Travel Money. Thanks to the strong pound, UK travellers will have up to 22% more to spend than a year ago.

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The study, which compares the cost of common holiday expenses in 28 popular city-break destinations, reports a drop in prices at three-quarters of the cities that were studied. The biggest fall in prices is in the Austrian capital of Vienna, where prices have plunged 22.2% year-on-year. A weekend stay in Vienna is now markedly cheaper than one in Amsterdam, Copenhagen or Paris.

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