Spain, Greece and Turkey named best-value holiday destinations for Britons this summer

The best value holiday destinations for Britons have been revealed in a new vote and popular favorites like Spain, Turkey, Poland and Croatia have been retained

Turkey is particularly good value for those with GBP

Britons looking for holiday deals may want to visit some popular places such as Spain and Turkey, which have been hailed as some of the best holidays for British tourists this summer.

The fall of the pound against holiday currencies over the past month means that many destinations that were once a bargain are no longer so cheap.

A new poll found that 92% of people who had visited Spain thought it was good value for money.

The good news for them, and for others planning trips to its Costas and many attractive cities such as Barcelona and Seville, is that the British Pound is doing well against the Euro.

Buying £500 worth of euros at the post office would have you £5.02 more in May than a year ago.

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Mexico more expensive for Brits than last year

In contrast, Mexico is now considerably more expensive over the same period.

Exchanging £500 for pesos will now net you £69.66 less than last year, although 85% of people who have been to Mexico still consider it good value.

Similarly, 88% also felt that Turkey offers good value for money – good news for visitors in 2022 as Turkey is one of the few destinations where the pound will stretch further than the year. last.

Britons changing £500 can expect to receive more than 50% more in Turkish liras – the equivalent of nearly £167 extra – for their pounds.

The figures below show the rise/fall of the British Pound against Post Office Travel Money’s top selling currencies comparing May 2022 to May 2021. The additional +/- £ is based on a £500 transaction .







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%+/-

£+/-

turkish lira

+50.1%

+£166.95

hungarian forint

+12.0%

+£53.39

polish zloty

+5.1%

+£24.19

Swedish crown

+4.7%

+£22.42

norwegian krone

+2.6%

+£12.59

japanese yen

+2.4%

+€11.76

Croatian kuna

+1.7%

+£8.25

Danish Crown

+1.6%

+£7.88

Bulgarian leva

+1.5%

+£7.57

euro

+1.0%

+£5.02

South African Rand

-0.1%

-£0.50

New Zealand dollar

-0.3%

-£1.57

Czech koruna

-1.4%

-£7.08

Korean won

-1.6%

-£8.04

Australian dollar

-2.6%

-£13.41

thai baht

-3.8%

-£19.83

Swiss franc

-3.8%

-£19.83

Icelandic krona

-5.8%

-£30.77

Costa Rican colon

-5.9%

-£31.48

Kenyan shilling

-6.8%

-£36.40

Canadian dollar

-7.0%

-£37.56

Mauritian Rupee

-7.2%

-£38.69

Singapore dollar

-9.3%

-£51.40

jamaican dollar

-10.4%

-£57.76

mexican peso

-12.2%

-£69.66

Barbadian dollar

-12.4%

-£70.67

vietnamese dong

-13.2%

-£76.01

East Caribbean dollar

-13.3%

-£76.46

United Arab Emirates Dirham

-13.3%

-£76.64

American dollars

-13.8%

-£79.82

While many destinations that are currently good value for money need to be reached by plane, some could be reached by train.

Large swaths of mainland Europe are connected by trains which can be cheaper and faster than you think.

Click here to see some of the best value train trips this summer.

You can also find out more at postoffice.co.uk/travel.

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