If you’re looking to get a last-minute break away or want to book a summer holiday, now’s the time to start looking and booking.
With the uncertainty over Brexit growing, many people are taking the decision not to book holidays abroad, which means tour operators are needing to shift stock! Popular holiday destinations such as Spain, Italy and Portugal have been slashed in price, but Tunisia is showing the biggest reduction to date, with a whopping 42% off its price, compared to this time last year. So, if you’re looking to get a last-minute break away or want to book a summer holiday, now’s the time to start looking and booking.
Save the pennies
Brexit may be causing uncertainty, but this will only favour holiday makers who are looking to save as many pennies as possible. Fuerteventura, one of the most popular Canary Island destinations for Brits looking to soak up some sun, has seen reductions of up to 33%. According to Travel Supermarket, May is the best month for people to book travel, so long as they have no children. Those who have children, the best time to book is towards the end of the summer.
Emma Coulthurst from Travel Supermarket said: "Concerns over whether Brexit will affect travel is delaying some people booking their summer holiday. But tour operators need to sell their holidays and they want to shift stock. Also, Britons are prized possessions in European holiday resorts in Spain and Portugal and Greece. These countries rely on our custom, are keen for us to visit and want to allay any fears which we might have about how Brexit could impact our holiday."
She continued: "Also, a resurgence in interest by Britons in holidaying in the Eastern Med and in resorts in Turkey and Egypt has meant renewed competition for the Western Med. Correspondingly, the most affordable package holidays this summer are to Spain and Portugal and Italy; some of the biggest discounts year on year are on holidays to these regions. And conversely, the one destination noticeably missing from the top ten most affordable list this summer is Turkey. With a resurgence in holidaying there, prices have crept up from the low prices of the last few summers as more Britons holiday there again."
Top 5 most affordable travel destinations for 2019
#1 Costa Brava in Spain – 17% reduction.
2018 Price: £47.04 per person per night
2019 Price: £40.25 per person per night
When: Departing from Liverpool on 22 August, returning on 29 August
#2 Tunisia in North Africa – 42% reduction.
2018 Price: £69.86 per person per night
2019 Price: £40.67 per person per night
When: Departing from London Gatwick on 8 May, returning on 15 May
#3 Corfu in Greece – 6% reduction.
2018 Price: £45.08 per person per night
2019 Price: £42.54 per person per night
When: Depart from London Stansted on 12 May, returning 19 May
#4 Sicily in Italy – 13% reduction.
2018 Price: £53.09 per person per night
2019 Price: £46.00 per person per night
When: 2 May from either London Stansted or London Gatwick when two people travel together
#5 Cote D’Azur in France – 13.5% reduction.
2018 Price: £55.72 per person per night
2019 Price: £48.20 per person per night
When: Depart from London Stansted 8 May, return 15 May
Things to see and do
The Costa Brava is a coastal region of Catalonia in northeastern Spain, consisting of the comarques of Alt Empordà, Baix Empordà and Selva in the province of Girona. There are many things to see and do here, the first of many star attractions is the Cathedral of Girona, offering the world’s widest Gothic nave. Gran Casino Costa Brava is one for the adults; a casino featuring slot machines, poker tables, a stylish restaurant & event spaces.
Tunisia is a North African country bordering the Mediterranean Sea and Sahara Desert. In the capital, Tunis, the Bardo Museum has archaeological exhibits from Roman mosaics to Islamic art – plenty to entertain every kind of travel enthusiast. Casino Veneziano is a modern casino with plenty of ways to win big. Hit the tables or try your luck with the many slot machines; you’ll love the variety.
Corfu, an island off Greece’s northwest coast in the Ionian Sea, is defined by rugged mountains and a resort-studded shoreline. A must for holidaymakers is the Achilleion, an 1800’s palace, museum and beautiful gardens. For nightlife; Casino Corfu offers you entertainment in a luxury environment. Challenge your luck having fun with the most popular games of the world's biggest casinos via the Tunf.com website.
Sicily is the largest Mediterranean island, is just off the "toe" of Italy's "boot." Attractions include; Mount Etna; the immense volcano with trails and ski areas, Valley of the Temples; ancient archaeological site and Stromboli; the volcanic island with beaches and hiking opportunities. Ippodromo La Favorita is a firm favourite with thrill-seekers, offering fun and games, casinos, gambling and race tracks.
The French Riviera (or Côte d'Azur) is the Mediterranean coast of southeastern France. It includes famously glamorous sun-kissed beach resorts such as Saint-Tropez and Cannes. Promenade de la Croisette is where the famous Cannes film festival takes place, which you can imagine is quite a popular spot with the tourists, but as the sun sets, Casino Barriere Le Croisette comes to life – the super-modern casino with plenty of action!