British travellers could enjoy 18 nights in Portugal's Albufeira compared to just three nights in New York City this spring, a new report from TripAdvisor has revealed.
The travel reviews website compared the average number of nights tourists could afford with £1,000 for accommodation and flights in ten of the most popular spring holiday destinations during the period of 1 March to 31 May 2017 and found that the Portugal's Albufeira offered the best value.
Offering 18 nights for £1,000 the sun-kissed spot is ideal for a spring break, while Benidorm was named the next best place for a budget trip with 17 nights for this price, followed by Prague for 13 nights.
The average cost of a flight to Albufeira costs £193 per person, while the average nightly hotel rate on TripAdvisor is £90.
In comparison, with the average flight per person costing £528 and the average nightly hotel rate on TripAdvisor at £293, New York City is the destination offering the shortest duration for the same spend – just three nights. Hong Kong and Dubai follow close behind as the most expensive destinations at four nights.
Number of nights possible for £1,000 per person at 10 of the most popular spring travel destinations:
1. Albufeira, Portugal - 18 nights
2. Benidorm, Spain - 17 nights
3. Prague, Czech Republic - 13 nights
4. Marrakech, Morocco - 9 nights
5. Paris, France - 9 nights
6. Bangkok, Thailand - 8 nights
7. Reykjavik, Iceland - 6 nights
8. Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 4 nights
9. Hong Kong, China - 4 nights
10. New York City, United States - 3 nights