Travel Trends Report: Summer Spending 2018 has published its Annual Summer Spending Report 2018 looks at the average price of everyday holiday purchases in the top 15 summer holiday destinations in Spain.

Summer Spending Report 2018Destinations included in the report are: Costa de la Luz, Costa del Sol, Costa Tropical, Costa del Almeria, Costa Calida, Costa Blanca, Costa del Azahar, Costa Dorada, Costa Brava, Mallorca, Ibiza, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura.

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Key findings include:

  • The overall best value destination is Gran Canaria where a week’s car rental costs €74.26, a two-course lunch for two €16, and entrance fees to a family-friendly attraction costs just an average of €20.

  • The Balearic Island of Ibiza tops the list of the most expensive destinations in Spain.

  • Costa Tropical comes out on top for the price of beer in a bar at just €1 for a half litre.  

  • The average price for a 3-course meal for two, with a bottle of wine is €35. Ibiza is the most expensive for dining out, at €61.25.

  • A family of four staying on the Costa Blanca can hire a car for less than the return price of the bus from Alicante airport.

  • The best value water parks can be found in Ibiza, Costa Tropical, Costa Blanca and Lanzarote costing an average €18.50, €19.00, €20.24, and €21.75 respectively for an adult day pass.

There are some surprising results.

Read the report in full to see how to stretch that family holiday spending budget further.