Folks reserving solo holidays could discover a resort is more likely to be cheaper than an Airbnb, based on a brand new research.
Client group Which? in contrast the worth of hundreds of resort rooms with one-bed listings on lodging rental web sites similar to Airbnb and Vrbo.
The research included 13 UK vacation spots and 37 locations from throughout the remainder of the world.
Researchers highlighted locations the place individuals could make substantial financial savings by going for a resort as an alternative of an Airbnb.
On the Greek island of Santorini, rental listings have been sometimes 71% costlier than lodges – that means holidaymakers can save £84 an evening by reserving the latter.
In Amsterdam, an Airbnb is historically 58%, or £67, costlier per night time than a resort and in Hong Kong, the distinction is a big 85%.
Right here within the UK, lodges within the village of Southwold, Suffolk, sometimes value a median of £155-a-night, whereas the equal on a vacation rental website was a extra hefty £223.
The research additionally discovered lodges are sometimes cheaper in all 4 of the UK’s capital.
Rory Boland, editor of Which? Journey, stated: “Many holidaymakers could also be shocked to find that the common value of lodges in lots of locations is cheaper than one-bedroom vacation lets, which are sometimes promoted as a well-liked possibility for travellers attempting to save cash.
“When planning your subsequent journey, do not assume a resort will value extra, however as an alternative examine charges throughout completely different platforms.
“For bigger teams that want extra rooms and house, personal leases are nonetheless more likely to beat lodges on value.”
Graeme Buck, director of communications at journey commerce organisation Abta, stated: “Many purchasers are in search of worth when reserving their vacation lodging, and doing in order a part of a package deal with an Abta member is a simple strategy to get an awesome deal.
“As journey consultants, they’ll advise on the very best resort in your finances, on a date and at a location which works for you.”
The Which? evaluation examined common costs for the 12 months as much as Might this 12 months and five-star lodges have been excluded.