People reserving solo holidays might discover a lodge is prone to be cheaper than an Airbnb, in line with a brand new research.
Consumer group Which? in contrast the worth of hundreds of lodge 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 folks could make substantial financial savings by going for a lodge as a substitute of an Airbnb.
On the Greek island of Santorini, rental listings have been usually 71% dearer than motels – that means holidaymakers can save £84 an evening by reserving the latter.
In Amsterdam, an Airbnb is historically 58%, or £67, dearer per night time than a lodge and in Hong Kong, the distinction is a big 85%.
Here within the UK, motels within the village of Southwold, Suffolk, usually price a mean of £155-a-night, whereas the equal on a vacation rental website was a extra hefty £223.
The research additionally discovered motels are usually cheaper in all 4 of the UK’s capital.
Rory Boland, editor of Which? Travel, stated: “Many holidaymakers could also be shocked to find that the common price of motels in lots of locations is cheaper than one-bedroom vacation lets, which are sometimes promoted as a preferred choice for travellers making an attempt to economize.
“When planning your next trip, don’t assume a hotel will cost more, but instead check rates across different platforms.
“For bigger teams that want extra rooms and house, personal leases are nonetheless prone to beat motels on value.”
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Graeme Buck, director of communications at journey commerce organisation Abta, stated: “Many customers are looking for value when booking their holiday accommodation, and doing so as part of a package with an Abta member is an easy way to get a great deal.
“As journey specialists, they’ll advise on one of the best lodge to your funds, on a date and at a location which works for you.”
The Which? evaluation examined common costs for the 12 months as much as May this yr and five-star motels have been excluded.