Cancun has seen a 19% reduction in hotel prices from 2018 to 2019

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If you’re a British traveler looking to jet off to an exotic location and want to see your hard-earned cash go further, your best bet is to head across the Atlantic.

That’s according to travel experts at flight comparison website, Skyscanner, who have revealed the five best value holiday destinations for 2019.

The Mexican city of Cancun along with Los Angeles and Las Vegas make the cut, giving British holidaymakers the excuse they’ve always wanted to take a trip to one of the American cities.

Skyscanner calculated the best value destinations by analysing flight and hotel data.

This focused specifically on destinations that have seen a drop in both hotel and flight prices.

It looked at flight and hotel prices from between January to September this year and compared them to current prices for flights and hotels for between January to September 2019.

It then calculated which destinations had the biggest drop in costs from one year to the next.

Cheaper: There has been a 19% decrease in hotel prices for 2019, compared to 2018 in Cancun
Cheaper: There has been a 19% decrease in hotel prices for 2019, compared to 2018 in Cancun

Average flight price for 2019: £515.81 – 3% drop

Average 4 star hotel price for 2019:  £187.11 – a 19% drop

Cancun is known for its brilliant beaches, year-long sunshine and vibrant nightlife.

Travellers can take a day trip to the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, relax on the cities shores or go snorkelling to explore the stunning sea-life.

Surrounded by the Caribbean sea, the Mexican city has both a number of high-end resorts for travellers, as well as plenty of less expensive boutique hotels, which are much more affordable than some might think, with the average four star hotel costing £187.

The city will soon be much more accessible as Thomas Cook Airlines are extending their service to Cancun to incorporate nine weekly flights to the city, from Manchester.

Holidaymakers also have the option of travelling with low cost airline, Eurowings, which has flights every week from London Heathrow to Cancun.



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