Want a five-star getaway without the price tag? Head to these destinations

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Do cheap five star holidays exists?

Every January, the search for the same things peak. Dry January. Quitting smoking. Gym memberships.

And if there’s one thing we’re all doing at the beginning of the year while we’re counting down the days until payday, it’s wistfully looking at far-flung destinations to try and find a cheap and cheerful getaway to look forward to. Whether you want to head to some of the holiday destinations that that are quickly growing in popularity, or you’d prefer a mini-break at one of the best spas in London, we’re all trying to get away from the office and the grey skies.

But if you’re convinced there’s no way you can afford anything luxurious after a Christmas that’s been heavy on your bank account, we’ve got some good news for you – you can get a cheap five star holiday without the price tag if you choose to head to one of these destinations.

Skyscanner has revealed that there are 10 places where the average five-star hotel prices have dropped.

Amsterdam is leading the way, saving travellers up to 42% year-on-year on the average 5* hotel room price, but those looking further afield could also get a taste of luxury for less in Havana.

Cheap five star holidays

Add these hotspots to your cheap five star holidays bucket list…

Amsterdam

Average 5* hotel price per night 2017: £449

Average 5* hotel price per night 2018: £260

Havana

Average 5* hotel price per night 2017: £312

Average 5* hotel price per night 2018: £241

Venice

Average 5* hotel price per night 2017: £422

Average 5* hotel price per night 2018: £330

Palma de Mallorca

Average 5* hotel price per night 2017: £267

Average 5* hotel price per night 2018: £214

Tokyo

Average 5* hotel price per night 2017: £397

Average 5* hotel price per night 2018: £334

Bang Tao Beach

Average 5* hotel price per night 2017: £169

Average 5* hotel price per night 2018: £149

Sydney

Average 5* hotel price per night 2017: £232

Average 5* hotel price per night 2018: £207

Los Angeles

Average 5* hotel price per night 2017: £492

Average 5* hotel price per night 2018: £454

Dubai

Average 5* hotel price per night 2017: £191

Average 5* hotel price per night 2018: £177

Lisa Tyndall, Senior Growth Manager at Skyscanner says: ‘The luxury of a five-star hotel might seem like a distant dream for some travellers, but according to our data, that dream could become a reality.  We have found a number of popular destinations which have seen average price drops of up to 42% YoY² on their five-star hotels.

‘Our current hotel deals are also showing rooms available from as little as £38 a night, when staying in Venice, proving that travellers really can enjoy luxury for less in 2019.’

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