You’ll by no means guess the most cost effective vacation spot for a Christmas getaway


The highest weekend Christmas market breaks

Low costs for journey, lodging, meals, drink and festive treats make Riga the most cost effective out of 10 locations analysed for a two-night journey, Publish Workplace Journey Cash discovered. 

4 glasses of mulled wine will set guests again the equal of simply £7.29 at Christmas markets, whereas two return transfers from the airport to the town centre price solely £four.19, the research revealed. 

Riga is among the many 50 p.c of locations featured within the research the place costs are down this 12 months. 

Sterling is now stronger in opposition to most European currencies than final autumn and plenty of native costs for meals and drinks have been reduce.


Riga, Latvia, got here out on high

Quick breaks to lengthy established favourites like Munich and Lille

Andrew Brown

The largest falls have been in runner-up Munich, down 14 per cent, and third-placed Lille, the place costs are down 15 per cent. 

The costliest Christmas market vacation spot featured within the report is Stockholm, the place journeys price 69 per cent greater than Riga. 

Andrew Brown of Publish Workplace Journey Cash stated: “The distinction in costs revealed by the newest barometer present simply how essential it’s for folks planning journeys to test costs and think about all the prices they may incur on a Christmas markets journey. 

“Vacation homework earlier than reserving will present that brief breaks to lengthy established favourites like Munich and Lille fee alongside Riga as finest worth for a cut price break.” 


Munich Christmas Market

• That is the price of a two-night break for 2 adults with B&B lodging, flights or Eurostar, airport transfers, a three-course meal, espresso, mulled wine and cake, in accordance with Publish Workplace Journey Cash: 

1. Riga, Latvia £504 

2. Munich, Germany £525 

three. Lille, France £532 

four. Tallinn, Estonia £563 

5. Prague, Czech Republic £674 

6. Budapest, Hungary £687 

7. Copenhagen, Denmark £693 

eight. Berlin, Germany £697 

9. Vienna, Austria £721 

10. Stockholm, Sweden £854

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