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Five-Star Destinations Where Aussies Get Luxury For Less

April 9, 2015 Online Travel Agents No Comments Print Print Email Email

Despite a declining dollar diminishing the spending power of outbound Aussie travellers, the latest Hotels.comTM Hotel Price IndexTM (HPI®), which compares hotel prices paid in 2014 with 2013, has revealed fourteen destinations globally where Australians experienced five-star hotel luxury for under $250 per night in 2014.

When it comes to luxury for less, it’s a tale of two continents, with destinations in Europe and Asia making up the top five affordable five-star accommodation hot spots globally. In order, the five most affordable destinations for five-star hotel accommodation in 2014 were: Warsaw,Poland; Mumbai, India; Bangkok, Thailand; Delhi, India and Lisbon, Portugal.

“Asian destinations continue to go head-to-head to offer the best-value luxury hotel deals for Aussie travellers, while a depreciating Euro is also making Europe an even more attractive long-haul destination than ever before,” said Katherine Cole, Hotels.com’s Regional Director, Australia, New Zealand & Singapore.

Ms Cole said: “This year we really are spoilt for choice in culturally rich destinations offering luxury for less. With the widest range of hotel choices, competitive deals, and user-friendly technology, Hotels dot com is the ideal place to find a luxury escape on a lemonade budget.”

The world’s most affordable five-star accommodation destinations for Australians in 2014 :

Destination  Average price paid per night in  2014


Warsaw $147
Mumbai $187
Bangkok $197
Delhi $198
Lisbon $206
Guangzhou $220
Budapest $229
Brussels $232
Jakarta $235
Prague $236
Berlin $241
Istanbul $241
Beijing $245
Shanghai $245

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