Weekend Breaks Under £500pp
Latest weekend break offers under £500pp
A guide to weekend getaways under £500
Weekend breaks under £500 per person is fantastic budget. And even if you can only afford £500 between two of you, you can still enjoy a great getaway as long as you're flexible with your destination and travel times. Friday evening is notoriously busy for flights to Europe as many Brits look to take a weekend break.
Top Tips To Get A Weekend Break Under £500pp
Whether you're after a weekend break for less than £500 per person, or split between two (or even a family), we have a number of top tips to keep in mind when you're searching.
Firstly, be flexible. Flexibility with your destination and when you travel are key to getting the cheapest weekend breaks. If it's a city break, have a look at some lesser known alternatives where flights and hotels might be a bit cheaper. Less tourists may also mean fewer tourist prices. For more popular destinations, booking far in advance can help get your break under budget.
Keep an eye out for discount codes, sales and packaged deals. They won't always be available but you might be able to save with a promotional code, depending on how much you spend and other terms and conditions. When you book a flight and hotel together, you might also save money, plus your booking is financially protected when you book with an ATOL/ABTA bonded travel partner.
Top Weekend Break Destinations
With it's beautiful beaches and vibrant culture, a weekend break in Barcelona for less than £500 is definitely possible. Trying looking a flights leaving on a Thursday night or Friday morning, or even a Saturday if you can. There are so many budget friendly hotels too, so if you can be a bit flexible with your dates and potentially book further in advance, you can definitely enjoy a cheap weekend break in Barcelona.
When you think of a weekend break, the Algarve might not be the first destination you think of, but if you're in need of some sunshine, it can be a very affordable break. Flights to Faro when booked in advance can be less than £100pp and there are lots of cheap hotels and apartments to choose from.
Weekend Breaks Under £500 In The UK
£500 for a weekend city break in the UK is plenty, even in London. If you need to split that between two, you can still book a train and hotel break to a variety of cities like Manchester, Cardiff and York. A budget of £500 can get a night's stay at a luxury hotel in London, or a budget hotel plus plenty of spending money left over to enjoy attractions like theatre shows and theme parks.
Spa weekend breaks for less than £500 can get you a wonderful break at country manor hotels, including dinner, bed and breakfast, plus some wonderful treatments too.