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Hotel Price Plunge is Good News for People Flying to Amsterdam

14th December 2012 • Posted in Announcements

Passengers booking cheap flights to Amsterdam, Barcelona and other major cities got even better value for money in November, when European hotel prices fell by up to 41%.

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Back in September, the Trivago Hotel Price Index reported the cost of hotel accommodation had risen in almost one in three destinations worldwide. However, a closer look at the figures suggested things might not be so bad nearer to home. While the Grand Prix resort of Monte Carlo had the steepest price rise – almost 20% - the impact was largely felt outside Europe, at cities like Rio de Janeiro, Dubai, Las Vegas, Perth, and Osaka. By comparison, prices in many European cities, including Amsterdam, actually fell. 

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The most popular destinations for British travellers are predominantly in Europe, in cities like Paris and Barcelona, so the latest Trivago report will be pleasant news for anyone planning a spring break. Currently, European prices are at their cheapest since January 2012, although the trend is less pronounced in the UK. Couples planning a romantic weekend will be pleased to hear the biggest drop is in Venice, where hotel prices have fallen by an average of £94 over the past two months, equating to a drop of 41%. Paris, Prague and Barcelona also showed drops of between 21% and 24%. 

Amsterdam’s price drop of 17% is one of the most dramatic compared to this time last year, and now is the perfect time to go, as the city is holding its first ever Light Festival from 7 December to 20 January. has cheap flights to Amsterdam throughout the year, flying from Leeds Bradford airport.

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