When it comes to booking a holiday, there’s nothing more important than getting your ideal hotel at the best price. So to give you all the help you need, we’ve put together these travel hacks to bag that dream hotel.
Wondering when is the best time to book? Want to know which beach is cheapest? Debating which capital is best for a city break? Check out our guide below.
It’s the age-old question: where should we go on holiday? Well, don’t answer just yet – check out the maps below.
1. These are the most & least expensive capital cities in Europe
2. These are the cheapest beach towns in Europe
3. Here are the most popular overseas destinations for UK users
We’ll let you decide if you want to join your fellow Brits or avoid them…
Now you know where you want to go, let’s start thinking about when is the best time, as hotel prices can fluctuate throughout the year.
4. Here’s how many pennies you could save visiting big cities around the world if you go in a different month
5. And here’s the same thing for UK and Irish cities
6. These handy travel advice calendars can help you save by showing the best month to visit each city throughout the year
To download a travel advice calendar for your chosen destination, click here.
Of course the most important part of holiday planning is getting that all-important saving. Here are our top tips to save on your hotel booking.
7. This graph is telling you when to book your hotel room
8. How many weeks in advance should I book?
Who doesn’t love a bit of trivia? Even better when it’s travel related!
9. Here’s who forks out the most for the hotel room in London
10. And finally here are the 10 most common British hotel names
Have a travel hack of your own to share? Comment below!
About the data
1. Prices are based on average hotel prices during the past three years (1 November 2012 – 31 October 2015).
2. Prices are based on average hotel prices during the period 1 November 2014 – 31 October 2015.
3. Data based on searches made by UK users during the period 1 November 2014 – 31 October 2015.
4, 5. Data based on average hotel prices during the search period of 1 November 2012 – 31 October 2015.
6. Averages calculated from over 900,000 hotels on over 250 booking sites over the last three years.