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Strength of pound ‘is welcome news to holidaymakers’

Strength of pound ‘is welcome news to holidaymakers’
28 Apr 2014

The strength of the pound sterling ought to be music to the ears of prospective holidaymakers in the UK.

That is according to who Andrew Brown of Post Office Travel Money, who explained that this means that holidaymakers can make sure their cash stretches even further “by doing their homework before booking to pick a destination where prices have fallen furthest”.

He added: “Resort prices can make or break the holiday budget so choose a destination where healthy competition between restaurants and bars has resulted in cheaper meals and drinks.”

The average resort spend is over £500, according to Mr Brown, who observed that it makes sense to take at least that amount in order to avoid running out of cash.

“Allow time to buy foreign currency before leaving home, because changing money at the airport means you are likely to lose out by getting a poor rate,” Mr Brown advised.ADNFCR-408-ID-801715769-ADNFCR

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