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How Britons can holiday for a whole month in Egypt for (almost) the identical cost as living at home 

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Britons fed up with typically miserable winter weather take note – they might spend a month basking within the Egyptian sun for nearly the identical cost as living at home.

A median two-person household within the UK pays around £1,553 for gas, energy, transport, food and drinks a month during wintertime within the UK, a study has found.

And one travel firm reported that for just £75 more, two adults can enjoy a 28-night stay on the three-star Amar Sina Egyptian Village on an all-inclusive basis, including flights.

The hotel, set along the coast near the town of Sharm El-Sheikh, guarantees ‘panoramic views’ of the Sinai mountain range and incorporates a private beach, an out of doors pool, a spa and a diving centre. 

Britons can spend a month basking within the Egyptian sun for nearly the identical cost as living at home. There are direct flights to Sharm El-Sheikh, above, from London, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, and Glasgow

Booked via Charitable Travel, the £1,628 trip includes return flights from Gatwick to Sharm El-Sheikh with easyJet, a baggage allowance of 23kg per person, return transfers, Atol protection and an £81 donation to a charity of your alternative. 

Meanwhile, the UK bill breakdown, calculated by Experience Egypt using data from NimbleFins and the Office for National Statistics, comprises a food and beverage bill of £974, gas and energy for £209 and transport and petrol costs for £370.

This comes after the success of an easyJet deal launched in late 2022 that invited Britons to ‘escape the UK’ and leave the country for one month within the winter.

The sold-out 28-day package, priced at £650 per person, featured a stay within the five-star Stella Gardens Resort in Egypt, with all-inclusive meals and drinks, free spa and gym facilities and flights. 

Two adults can enjoy a 28-night stay at the three-star Amar Sina Egyptian Village (above) on an all-inclusive basis, including flights, for £1,628

Two adults can enjoy a 28-night stay on the three-star Amar Sina Egyptian Village (above) on an all-inclusive basis, including flights, for £1,628 

On the time, Lynn Beattie, an ACMA management accountant, told easyJet: ‘The info collected on this study is incredibly insightful showing just how much the common household within the UK will spend on probably the most basic of living expenses. 

‘While escaping abroad doesn’t make all our financial commitments disappear, it’s startling to know that like for like, it’s cheaper to purchase an all-inclusive holiday than stay within the UK this winter.’

Because of its low price of living, Egypt has now grow to be a well-liked long-stay winter destination, in keeping with Experience Egypt .

An average two-person household in the UK pays around £1,553 on living expenses during wintertime in the UK

A median two-person household within the UK pays around £1,553 on living expenses during wintertime within the UK

It notes that the Egyptian government is promoting and facilitating month-long stays at a wide range of hotels across the country.

There are direct flights to the resort city of Hurghada from London, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle, and Birmingham, in addition to flights to Sharm El-Sheikh from London, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, and Glasgow.

Amr El-Kady, CEO of the Egyptian Tourism Authority, said: ‘Egypt is all the time joyful to welcome travellers from Europe. We’re doing our greatest to make the stay as effortless and inexpensive as possible. This winter season, we invite you to spend the cold months under the sort Egyptian sun, saving the budget and filling life with improbable latest experiences.’

The worth quoted by Charitable Travel for a 28-day stay is for a March 1 departure.

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