Holidays Under £50

Holidays Under £50pp

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Top Destinations Under £50

There are some fab destinations in the UK you can discover for much less than you think. Budget breaks abroad are far less likely, and you might have to shop around, book low cost airlines like Ryanair or Wizzair and stay in hostels to keep the cost down.


With stunning scenery, beautiful beaches and loads to do, Wales is such a great destination for a getaway. For a cheap city break, try Cardiff, while beach holiday destinations include Barmouth, Llandudno and Tenby.


The Lincolnshire coast has long been a favourite holiday destination for many Brits, with the popular seaside town of Skegness offering cheap hotels and caravan parks, along with great beaches, a seal sanctuary and lots of other things to do.


For a beach holiday, Dorset is a great choice. Places like Lyme Regis, Weymouth and Bournemouth have great hotels, caravan parks and self catering cottages meaning there's plenty of choice whoever you're with and whatever sort of holiday you're enjoying.

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How To Get Away For Less Than £50pp

There are a few things you can do to keep your trip under budget.

Be Flexible

Easier said than done, right? But the more flexible you are with both the travel period and destination/where you stay, the better your chances are for getting a holiday for less.

Go Self Catering

You can often save money by shopping for food and drinks at a supermarket on the way to where you're staying, and bringing it with you. Holiday parks for example, usually have on-site restaurants you can eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at, but when you're away with the family, this can easily add up, so the cheapest self catering holidays are when you're cooking all the meals. Don't forget the treats like sweets and ice creams.

Collect Points & Vouchers

Whether you collect Tesco Clubcard points, Nectar points or credit card air miles, if you're saving them up, you can often spend them on some sort of treat for the family, whether that's an activity to do while you're away, like zoo or attraction tickets, or getting money off your actual holiday.

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City breaks under £50pp

City breaks really don't have to cost much. For a start, there are so many cheap hotel and accommodation options in cities nowadays. Brands like Travelodge & Premier Inn are firm favourites, but many indpendent hotels and B&Bs can also offer low prices. Try cities like Liverpool, Manchester, Bath and Norwich for a fun stay with plenty of free things to see and do.


If you really want to keep it cheap or don't mind sharing, then hostels could be a great way to go. Long gone are the days of dirty dorm rooms. Nowadays, with so much competition, hostels have to keep up standards to match those of other budget friendly accommodation options.

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Beach holidays under £50pp

For a beach holiday, your best bet is to stay in the UK. Holidays abroad in places like Spain and Portugal will usually cost much more, mainly because of the cost of flights.

But you can still have an amazing family holiday at some great beach resorts in the UK, like Cornwall, Kent, and Sussex. Things like kids clubs, evening entertainment and access to the swimming pools might cost extra. For example, Haven's best prices are for just the accommodation and limited access to the entertainment venue, providing great value if you're planning to go exploring and aren't worried about using their facilities.

And to be fair, when you've got a great beach closeby, there's plenty of fun to be had on the sand. Come equipped with beach games, buckets, spades and a picnic, and you've got a fun day out for everyone.

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Summer holidays under £50pp

As you're probably aware, during the school holidays, and in particular the summer holidays, holiday companies will push up prices to cope with demand. Don't forget they will also be incurring extra costs with additional staff, etc.

This does mean that finding a holiday for less than £50 in summer is highly unlikely (although never say never!) You might find that your preferred holiday park is not available, so trying somewhere new could bring down the cost.

Like many hotels and resorts, companies would rather have their rooms and holiday homes filled than go empty, so you might find that last minute deals could be the way to go. If they can't sell it, they may reduce the price, meaning much more affordable accommodation.

When the weather is good in particular, camping can also be a great and very fun option. There's nothing quite like pitching the tent up and snuggling up at night as a family.

Frequently Asked Questions

My Budget Break of course! But all jokes aside, other great websites for cheap holidays are TravelSupermarket, and Dealchecker.

The cheapest holiday destination is the UK because you don't have to worry about the cost of flights. The cheapest holiday destination abroad is usually somewhere like the Costa Brava, Costa Blanca or the Algarve.

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