Algiers is one of the 5 cheapest destinations for European tourists, according to Scanners

Algiers is one of the 5 cheapest destinations for European tourists, according to Scanners

Algiers city view / by Leonid Andronov / Adobe Stock for VVA – Visas & Travels

In France and elsewhere in Europe, travelers are already starting to book their flights and accommodations for summer holidays. To help them choose affordable destinations, Pixabay has compiled a list of the five most popular cities. “Profitable” in 2024, in which Algeria Capital of Algeria.

In a recent study, flight comparator SkyScanner established a list of five destinations in or near Europe whose prices were expected to fall by 12 to 24% between 2023 and 2024.

Algiers is in the top 5 most “profitable” destinations for foreign tourists

In first place among the cities offering the best quality/price ratio in 2024, we find Faro in Portugal. According to the study, vacation prices in this city dropped by 24% year-on-year, making it a prime destination for smaller budgets.

In second place among cities where prices have fallen for European tourists, the compiler named the Algerian capital, Algiers. The study shows that the overall cost of living in Algiers has declined by 23%.

Algiers comes just ahead of the French city of Nice, where the cost of living has fallen 19% in a year. The top 5 is completed by Dalaman (-13%) and Antalya (-12%), both located in Turkey. It is followed by Zurich, Switzerland, where the cost of living has fallen by 11%.

Why is Algiers ranked among the most profitable destinations for tourists?

If the Algerian capital still attracts foreign tourists, it is due to its quality/price ratio, which is supported in particular by its undeniable tourist attractions, but also by the advantageous exchange rate of the dinar against the euro.

Tourists who choose this city, although it is difficult for foreigners to reach here due to the difficulties associated with it obtaining a visa Discover a destination off the beaten path, away from the tourist crowds.

Moreover, they always benefit from the exchange, as currently one euro is exchanged for about 240 dinars in the parallel exchange market. A tourist who arrives with a sum of 1000 or 2000 euros can afford a dream stay, which most Algerians themselves do not even dare to think about.

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