A study titled 2015 TripIndex Breakfast on best-valued destinations for overnight stay released

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Who: Study titled 2015 TripIndex Breakfast on best-valued destinations for overnight stay
What: Released
When: 20 October 2015

2015 TripIndex Breakfast, a cost comparison study was released on 20 October 2015. The inaugural study of TripAdvisor was conducted by Ipsos MORI.

TripIndex Breakfast compares the cost of an overnight stay in selected hotels with breakfast included, versus an overnight stay at the same hotel with breakfast eaten at a local restaurant.

From India, the study placed Mumbai at the 11th rank among the best value destinations in the world for an overnight stay at a four-star hotel that includes breakfast, costing 9343.92 rupees. Accommodation without breakfast will cost 8932.44 rupees in the city

Main findings of the study includes
• In context of overnight stay with breakfast, the least-cost destination is Buenos Aires with 46.38 Pound (£) while New York with an average of 342.90 Pounds was the most expensive destination for the same. Buenos Aires was more than seven times less than the price of a stay in New York.
• For overnight stay with breakfast, the study ranked London as the 5th most expensive destination at 214.78 Pounds and 4th most expensive for accommodation at 204.55 Pounds.
• It says that opting for an accommodation only package and heading to a local restaurant for breakfast can save money. To choose this option, it suggested that travelers can make biggest saving in Kuala Lumpur, as they can save an average of 17.10 Pound by when they opt for a hotel package without breakfast and dining locally. This is followed by Sydney where travelers can save an average of 13.92 Pound.
• It suggests that the cheapest hotel breakfast can be found in Istanbul, Turkey at an average price of 3.99 Pounds, while the most expensive will be in Zurich, Switzerland with an average price of 19.29 Pounds.
• Warsaw (the capital city of Poland) and Sharm el-Sheikh (Egyptian resort area) share the title of cheapest local restaurant breakfast; both come in at an average of 3.03 Pounds, while Hong Kong offers the most expensive local restaurant breakfast at an average of 23.95 Pounds.

The TripIndex Breakfast 2015 destination list is comprised of 37 key cities within the top 37 most searched for countries by global TripAdvisor users over the past 12 months.

10 cheapest destinations for overnight stay with breakfast

Rank Destination Hotel Stay with breakfast included (per night)
 1 Buenos Aires, Argentina  £46.38
 2 Moscow, Russia  £57.03
 3 San Jose, Costa Rica  £58.35
 4 Warsaw, Poland  £58.67
 5 Dubrovnik, Croatia  £59.06
 6 Istanbul, Turkey  £74.55
 7 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  £76.85
 8 Manila, Phillippines  £77.17
 9 Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt  £78.36
 10 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  £85.16

10 most expensive destinations for overnight stay with breakfast

Rank Destination Hotel Stay with  breakfast included (per night)
1 New York City, USA £342.90
2 Tokyo, Japan £257.85
3 Paris, France £257.65
4 Dubai, UAE £218.51
5 London, UK £214.78
6 Toronto, Canada £199.86
7 Hong Kong £182.43
8 Amsterdam £178.65
9 Sydney, Australia £170.69
10 Auckland, New Zealand £160.31