Valuable insights for travellers looking to beat the crowds and get a great deal on their summer holiday in Spain

MALAGA, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — January is the busiest month for booking a summer holiday. With a little research and flexibility, you can bag a bargain beach holiday this summer for up to 60% cheaper than peak season rates. A week’s self-catering holiday on the popular Spanish Costas, for four sharing, costs from an average of €101 per person per week this summer.

The Holiday Rental Prices Report – Summer 2018 [read full report at] is the latest Travel Trends Report from It studies the price variations of holiday rental prices in June, July, August and September 2018.

The report reveals valuable insights for travellers looking to beat the crowds and get a great deal on their summer holiday in Spain.

Flexible travel dates can reap the biggest bargains.

According to the Holiday Rental Prices Report published this week by, just one week either side of peak of high season can see prices drop by an average of up to 13%. Two weeks either side of the peak of high season and those savings go up to an average of 32%.

The budget travel sweet spot is the “shoulder season” – the time between high season and low season when the weather is still good, the crowds have thinned out, tourist attractions and amenities are still open, but travel and accommodation prices have dropped.

The Holiday Rental Prices Report – Summer 2018 reveals the cheapest and most expensive Costas, the best time to travel, the biggest savings to be made on peak rate prices and when.

A week’s self-catering holiday, for four sharing, in summer 2018 available from an average of €101 per person per week on the Costa de Almeria.

Bargain hunters should consider the Costa Calida and Costa del Azahar for their summer holiday – the Costa Calida is 22 per cent cheaper on average that the more well-known neighbouring Costa Blanca with the same temperatures and the Costa del Azahar is an average of €100/week cheaper than the neighbouring Costa Dorada with the same sunny climate.

The three most expensive beach destinations are Costa Dorada, Costa Blanca and Costa de la Luz. During peak season (the first two weeks of August) costs on average more than €1.000 for one week’s stay. In comparison, the same week’s stay on the Costa de Almeria is nearly half the price (46%) at €544, which is a saving of €471.

SOURCE: EuropaWire