Where can you book a summer holiday where the pound is still strong?; Liam O’Brien; Liverpool Echo


Bulgaria – Ancient City of Nessebar

It’s best to avoid the US and European capitals if you want value for money.

Since Brexit caused a plummet in the value of the pound, going on holiday to popular tourist destinations has become far less affordable.

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union last June saw the pound tank against the Euro, the dollar and the yen, and sadly it’s not yet fully recovered.

At 1.2 euros for every pound, the exchange rate in the eurozone isn’t quite as bad as it was, but the likes of Paris and Barcelona can still end up feeling pretty pricey.

If you’re looking for currencies we didn’t fall so hard against, you’ll struggle. We’ve held fairly steady against the Swedish Krona, but Sweden is incredibly expensive regardless.

 

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