Family Holiday Cost Comparison

The key to having a great family holiday is to plan thoroughly – and this certainly applies to budget! With this guide to some of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, you can ensure you know what to expect before visiting supermarkets, bars, restaurants and much more!

Bottle of Water 1.5 litre, still

LocationPrice
London (UK)€0.70
Paphos (Cyprus)€0.96
Madrid (Spain)€0.70
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€0.50
Berlin (Germany)€0.19
Paris (France)€0.80
Barcelona (Spain)€0.50
Dubrovnik (Croatia)€0.53
Lisbon (Portugal)€0.80
Munich (Germany)€0.60
Dublin (Ireland)€1.30
Nice (France)€0.18
Athens (Greece) €0.50
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€0.40
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€0.50
Torremolinos (Spain)€0.38
Benidorm (Spain)€0.32
Marmaris (Turkey)€0.39
Ölüdeniz (Turkey)€0.50
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€0.40
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€0.60
Valletta (Malta)€0.50
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€0.64
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€1.00
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€0.70
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€0.64
Rome (Italy)€0.46
Sicily (Italy)€0.30
Luxor (Egypt)€0.26
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€1.16

Cheapest: Nice (France) €0.18 Most Expensive: Dublin (Ireland) €1.30

References: On the Beach Resort Representative, numbeo.com and regional supermarket websites

Nappies Pack of 20 disposable

LocationPrice
London (UK)€1.63
Paphos (Cyprus)€5.50
Madrid (Spain)€4.74
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€4.49
Berlin (Germany)€4.95
Paris (France)€7.31
Barcelona (Spain)€4.74
Dubrovnik (Croatia)€13.00
Lisbon (Portugal)€4.49
Munich (Germany)€4.95
Dublin (Ireland)€2.75
Nice (France)€7.31
Athens (Greece) €8.00
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€7.06
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€5.50
Torremolinos (Spain)€10.00
Benidorm (Spain)€4.84
Marmaris (Turkey)€8.70
Ölüdeniz (Turkey)€9.00
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€5.96
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€15.00
Valletta (Malta)€7.60
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€7.00
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€4.74
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€7.06
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€8.27
Rome (Italy)€5.45
Sicily (Italy)€7.00
Luxor (Egypt)€3.11
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€3.11

Cheapest: London (UK) €1.63 Most Expensive: Fuerteventura (Canaries) €15.00

References: On the Beach Resort Representative, numbeo.com and regional supermarket websites

Car Hire 5 door, petrol, air con, manual, 1.6l, 7 day hire

LocationPrice
London (UK)€190.00
Paphos (Cyprus)€220.00
Madrid (Spain)€215.00
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€327.00
Berlin (Germany)€305.00
Paris (France)€290.00
Barcelona (Spain)€235.00
Dubrovnik (Croatia)€400.00
Lisbon (Portugal)€210.00
Munich (Germany)€205.00
Dublin (Ireland)€155.00
Nice (France)€255.00
Athens (Greece) €285.00
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€206.00
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€295.00
Torremolinos (Spain)€380.00
Benidorm (Spain)€225.00
Marmaris (Turkey)€280.00
Ölüdeniz (Turkey)€300.00
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€125.00
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€125.00
Valletta (Malta)€270.00
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€235.00
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€128.00
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€210.00
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€127.00
Rome (Italy)€235
Sicily (Italy)€235.00
Luxor (Egypt)€411.00
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€240.00

Cheapest: Fuerteventura and Lanzarote €125.00 Most Expensive: Luxor (Egypt) €411.00

References: On the Beach Resort Representative, numbeo.com and regional car hire websites

Fast Food Meal

LocationPrice
London (UK)€5.79
Paphos (Cyprus)€5.75
Madrid (Spain)€7.00
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€5.00
Berlin (Germany)€6.00
Paris (France)€6.50
Barcelona (Spain)€6.50
Dubrovnik (Croatia)€3.96
Lisbon (Portugal)€5.50
Munich (Germany)€6.00
Dublin (Ireland)€7.00
Nice (France)€7.00
Athens (Greece) €6.00
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€7.00
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€6.00
Torremolinos (Spain)€6.20
Benidorm (Spain)€4.95
Marmaris (Turkey)€2.93
Ölüdeniz (Turkey)€5.03
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€6.50
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€5.00
Valletta (Malta)€7.00
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€4.90
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€5.75
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€8.00
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€5.00
Rome (Italy)€7.00
Sicily (Italy)€7.00
Luxor (Egypt)€5.84
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€4.98

Cheapest: Marmaris (Turkey) €2.93 Most Expensive: San Antonio Bay (Ibiza) €8.00

References: On the Beach Resort Representative, numbeo.com and regional supermarket websites

Sun Cream factor 30, 200ml

LocationPrice
London (UK)€11.58
Paphos (Cyprus)€13.20
Madrid (Spain)€9.85
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€13.50
Berlin (Germany)€2.99
Paris (France)€12.89
Barcelona (Spain)€4.95
Dubrovnik (Croatia)€5.60
Lisbon (Portugal)€11.48
Munich (Germany)€2.99
Dublin (Ireland)€6.99
Nice (France)€12.89
Athens (Greece) €11.82
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€4.42
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€10.71
Torremolinos (Spain)€8.00
Benidorm (Spain)€7.00
Marmaris (Turkey)€13.00
Ölüdeniz (Turkey)€13.00
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€7.04
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€9.00
Valletta (Malta)€11.00
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€14.26
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€6.50
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€6.00
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€14.26
Rome (Italy)€12.00
Sicily (Italy)€8.00
Luxor (Egypt)€3.00
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€3.00

Cheapest: Berlin, Munich €2.99 Most Expensive: Cala'n Forcat, Puerto Rico €14.26

References: On the Beach Resort Representative, numbeo.com and regional supermarket websites

Bottle of Coke 330ml

LocationPrice
London (UK)€0.86
Paphos (Cyprus)€1.75
Madrid (Spain)€2.00
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€1.50
Berlin (Germany)€1.50
Paris (France)€2.00
Barcelona (Spain)€2.00
Dubrovnik (Croatia)€1.00
Lisbon (Portugal)€1.00
Munich (Germany)€2.50
Dublin (Ireland)€1.60
Nice (France)€3.00
Athens (Greece) €1.20
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€1.50
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€1.00
Torremolinos (Spain)€1.00
Benidorm (Spain)€1.45
Marmaris (Turkey)€0.67
Ölüdeniz (Turkey)€0.52
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€1.50
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€1.50
Valletta (Malta)€1.20
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€0.56
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€1.25
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€0.56
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€1.50
Rome (Italy)€1.50
Sicily (Italy)€2.00
Luxor (Egypt)€0.56
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€1.22

Cheapest: Ölüdeniz (Turkey) €0.52 Most Expensive: Nice (France) €3.00

References: On the Beach Resort Representative, numbeo.com and regional supermarket websites

Theme/Water Park tickets 2 adults, 2 children

LocationPrice
London (UK)€111.83
Paphos (Cyprus)€90.00
Madrid (Spain)€138.00
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€90.00
Berlin (Germany)€100.00
Paris (France)€154.00
Barcelona (Spain)€77.60
Dubrovnik (Croatia)No park
Lisbon (Portugal)€75.90
Munich (Germany)€98.00
Dublin (Ireland)€74.95
Nice (France)No park
Athens (Greece) €60.00
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€88.00
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€70.00
Torremolinos (Spain)€86.00
Benidorm (Spain)€81.00
Marmaris (Turkey)€50.00
Ölüdeniz (Turkey)€50.00
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€68.00
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€90.00
Valletta (Malta)Theme park currently being built
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€140.00
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€67.50
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€45.18
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€71.50
Rome (Italy)€126.00
Sicily (Italy)€66.00
Luxor (Egypt)No park
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€7.46

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) €7.46 Most Expensive: Paris (France) €154.00

References: On the Beach Resort Representative, numbeo.com and regional supermarket websites

Bottle of Wine mid-range, 75cl

LocationPrice
London (UK)€8.11
Paphos (Cyprus)€4.73
Madrid (Spain)€4.50
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€2.00
Berlin (Germany)€4.74
Paris (France)€5.00
Barcelona (Spain)€5.00
Dubrovnik (Croatia)€5.28
Lisbon (Portugal)€3.50
Munich (Germany)€5.00
Dublin (Ireland)€10.00
Nice (France)€5.50
Athens (Greece) €7.00
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€4.00
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€2.00
Torremolinos (Spain)€2.00
Benidorm (Spain)€3.50
Marmaris (Turkey)€6.70
Ölüdeniz (Turkey)€7.12
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€10.00
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€3.00
Valletta (Malta)€3.00
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€2.65
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€3.25
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€5.70
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€5.00
Rome (Italy)€5.00
Sicily (Italy)€5.00
Luxor (Egypt)€11.74
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€7.20

Cheapest: Lagos, Lindos, Torremolinos €2.00 Most Expensive: Luxor (Egypt) €11.74

References: On the Beach Resort Representative, numbeo.com and regional supermarket websites

Bottle of Lager 330ml, no higher than 5% ABV

LocationPrice
London (UK)€4.05
Paphos (Cyprus)€2.30
Madrid (Spain)€3.00
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€1.58
Berlin (Germany)€3.00
Paris (France)€5.00
Barcelona (Spain)€3.00
Dubrovnik (Croatia)€2.37
Lisbon (Portugal)€2.00
Munich (Germany)€3.50
Dublin (Ireland)€4.70
Nice (France)€5.00
Athens (Greece) €4.75
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€3.00
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€3.00
Torremolinos (Spain)€2.00
Benidorm (Spain)€0.75
Marmaris (Turkey)€3.40
Ölüdeniz (Turkey)€3.40
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€2.25
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€0.60
Valletta (Malta)€0.65
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€2.50
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€2.00
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€3.00
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€2.50
Rome (Italy)€4.00
Sicily (Italy)€3.50
Luxor (Egypt)€1.97
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€1.55

Cheapest: Fuerteventura (Canaries) €0.60 Most Expensive: Paris, Nice (France) €5.00

References: On the Beach Resort Representative, numbeo.com and regional supermarket websites

Meal for Four starter, main, dessert, average priced items

LocationPrice
London (UK)€100.00
Paphos (Cyprus)€60.00
Madrid (Spain)€99.00
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€80.00
Berlin (Germany)€80.00
Paris (France)€110.00
Barcelona (Spain)€100.00
Dubrovnik (Croatia)€52.70
Lisbon (Portugal)€70.00
Munich (Germany)€99.00
Dublin (Ireland)€120.00
Nice (France)€81.00
Athens (Greece) €90.00
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€60.00
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€80.00
Torremolinos (Spain)€80.00
Benidorm (Spain)€80.00
Marmaris (Turkey)€22.00
Ölüdeniz (Turkey)€70.00
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€48.00
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€80.00
Valletta (Malta)€74.00
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€100.00
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€60.00
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€150.00
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€80.00
Rome (Italy)€100.00
Sicily (Italy)€100.00
Luxor (Egypt)€70.00
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€70.00

Cheapest: Marmaris (Turkey) €22.00 Most Expensive: San Antonio Bay (Ibiza) €150.00

References: On the Beach Resort Representative, numbeo.com and regional supermarket websites

Total Cost of Amenities

LocationPrice
London (UK)€434.55
Paphos (Cyprus)€404.19
Madrid (Spain)€480.79
Lagos (Algarve, Portugal)€525.57
Berlin (Germany)€508.37
Paris (France)€593.50
Barcelona (Spain)€439.29
Dubrovnik (Croatia)€568.17
Lisbon (Portugal)€384.67
Munich (Germany)€427.54
Dublin (Ireland)€384.29
Nice (France)€460.61
Athens (Greece) €474.27
Cala d’Or (Majorca)€381.38
Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)€473.71
Torremolinos (Spain)€575.58
Benidorm (Spain)€408.81
Marmaris (Turkey)€387.79
Ölündeniz (Turkey)€458.57
Del Carmen (Lanzarote)€274.65
Fuerteventura (Canaries)€329.70
Valletta (Malta)€458.68
Cala'n Forcat (Menorca)€507.51
Santa Cruz (Tenerife)€279.99
San Antonio Bay (Ibiza)€436.20
Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria)€315.67
Rome (Italy)€496.41
Sicily (Italy)€433.80
Luxor (Egypt)€591.21
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)€339.68

Cheapest: Del Carmen (Lanzarote) €274.65 Most Expensive: Paris (France) €593.50

N.B. Locations where no theme park was available have been allocated an average price of €83.73.

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