Cape Town continues to shine! The city was just ranked the ‘World’s best-value holiday hotspot for UK travellers in 2023.
More bang for your buck in Cape Town
The beautiful Mother City can proudly add ANOTHER title to her list of accolades, as the city was ranked the World’s best-value holiday destination for Britons recently.
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According to an annual report done by the UK’s Post Office Travel Money, whose ‘Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer’ ranks holiday destinations according to cost, Cape Town came out top for being the best-value holiday hotspot in 2023.
The ‘Barometer’ compared the cost of eight everyday tourist items in 40 cities and resorts around the world to see where Britons would get more value for their money, reports Daily Mail.
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The items that were compared in the holiday basket included:
- a three-course meal for two with a bottle of wine,
- a coffee,
- a bottle of local beer,
- a can of cooldrink or cola,
- a glass of wine,
- a 1.5litre bottle of mineral water,
- insect repellent and
This holiday basket rounded up to just £51.44 in Cape Town, which was 8.4 percent cheaper than last year when Cape Town ranked fourth overall.
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Other ‘cheap’ cities
Other best-value holiday cities that placed in the top 10 included:
- Cape Town, South Africa
- Marmaris, Turkey
- Sunny Beach, Bulgaria
- Mombasa, Kenya
- Algarve, Portugal
- Hoi An, Vietnam
- Kuta, Bali
- Tokyo, Japan
- Colombo, Sri Lanka
- Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
The most expensive city for Britons to visit according to the report was Reykjavic, Iceland, whose basket cost £198.42.
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