These holiday destinations are 54 per cent cheaper since Brexit vote | Travel News | Travel

Cheap holidays are often the hardest thing to find, with expensive flights, hotels and trips whilst abroad.

Certainly, in light of recent budget airlines suffering problems such as Monarch Airlines going bust, it seems that a holiday that won’t break the bank is unlikely.

However, new research by travel search engine KAYAK.co.uk has found that flights to certain destinations in Europe have actually decreased in the past year since the Brexit vote.

Those wanting to save the pennies should head to the destinations that are only a couple of hours away.

The study looked at 330 destinations in Europe, where the average price for flights from the UK actually increased by four per cent.

However, when this took into account the top 50 places, flight prices fell by an average of 12 per cent.

The biggest saving is those heading to Hamburg, where the average price before the announcement of invoking Article 50 was £134, which has since dropped to £62.

With a saving of 54 per cent, it means a much cheaper holiday for families.

Other huge savings were Sofia, dropping by 33 per cent from £169 to £113, as well as Gran Canaria and Berlin with a similar price decrease to £112 and £73, respectively.

John-Lee Saez, KAYAK Travel Expert, commented on the findings: “Theresa May announcing the timeframe for triggering Article 50 a year ago today was a key event for the UK and Europe when it comes to Brexit.

“When it comes to demand, it would appear that Brits are rushing to get in European holidays before Brexit takes place, with demand up five per cent – which is a large amount when considering this takes in the UK as a whole.”

Although those wanting to head somewhere cheap should avoid Reykjavik, which KAYAK.co.uk found had hotel price increases of 74 per cent on average, costing £148.

Another positive aspect of travel post-Brexit has seen city break holidays fall by 39 per cent despite fears post the vote.

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