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.