The best value holiday destinations to book for summer 2019

Summer has officially crept up on us but the weather in the UK has been quite hit and miss so far (we’re still holding on to the idea of a heat wave coming back this year). Luckily, this is yet another great excuse to get out of the country and enjoy some sunshine elsewhere. But if you’ve yet to book your annual getaway, fear not.

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The lovely people at Skyscanner have curated a list of the best value destinations to book for summer 2019 so if you thought it was too late to get the best deals, you’re in for a very pleasant surprise.

Whether you’re after a short break in the sun or keen to finally book that far-flung dream destination on your travel bucket list, there’s a great deal to tickle anyone’s fancy. In fact, Kalamata in Greece leads the way with the combined prices of hotel and flights dropping by a whopping 36 per cent this year. Meanwhile, you can now book an incredible long haul trip to Buenos Aires for 29 per cent less. Sounds tempting if you ask us!

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‘We tend to see flight booking for the summer holiday season start to ramp up in the coming months, therefore, we wanted to help travellers by uncovering destinations which are showing great savings this Summer, says Lisa Tyndall, Senior Growth Manager at Skyscanner. ‘By using our flight and hotel data we are able to determine which cities has seen the largest drop in average flight and hotel prices for this summer.’

With that being said, here are the top 10 best value summer destinations to book now:

  1. Kalamata
  2. Buenos Aires
  3. Alicante
  4. Valencia  
  5. Marrakech Menara
  6. Valletta (flying into Luqa)
  7. Bergen
  8. Faro
  9. Zadar
  10. Perpigna 

The deals you can currently book on Skyscanner include seven nights in Kalamata for £259 per person, 10 night in Buenos Aires for £611 per person, seven nights in Alicante for £270 per person or seven nights in Marrakech for £215.50 per person and 10 nights in San Jose for just £660 per person.

So, what are you waiting for?