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Madeira named best-value autumn sun island

 

The annual Post Office Travel Money Report has revealed that Madeira is the best island for a great-value autumn sunshine escape. Here are a few reasons why…

Ah, Madeira, the island of treasure-map levada trails, honeypot towns and emerald green valleys… yep, she’s a looker alright. But this sunshine break destination has a whole lot more to offer than just dazzling scenery and old-school charm. That’s right, the Post Office Travel Money Report has crowned her majesty Madeira as the best-value island for autumn sun!

From stocking up on sun cream to top local tipples, savings come as standard in this pretty archipelago. Looking for an autumn break that doesn’t break the bank? Madeira’s the best of the bunch…

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Free days out

Madeira takes pocket-friendly to a whole new level thanks to its range of completely free ways to fill your days. Hunt down street art on Santa Maria Street in Funchal Old Town, check out the Cathedral of Funchal, walk the levada trails, spend a day at the beach… the list goes on! Why not pay a visit to swoon-worthy Santana with its colourful thatched houses and olde worlde wonder? The great thing about this island is it’s primed for al fresco activities, so outdoorsy types will be in their element.

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Budget-friendly restaurants

Budget bites, snacks on the go, all-out fine dining and glittering Michelin stars – Madeira’s restaurants offer something for everyone. What’s more, the Post Office Travel Money Report placed Madeira as the cheapest spot for cups of coffee, bottles of local lager and glasses of vino when compared to islands in the same category!

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All Inclusive options

Like to manage your spending before you stay? Go All Inclusive on your Madeira holiday and make mealtimes a breeze. From Funchal to Santa Cruz, Canico to Calheta, we have All Inclusive hotels across a range of resorts, where three meals a day, snacks and local drinks are included as standard. Even in a great-value destination like Madeira, little extras can add up fast, so knowing everything’s wrapped up in one package can be really handy.

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Great-value glorious weather

Madeira basks in average highs of 22°C during October and November, which is just 7°C cooler than the Maldives! So, you can enjoy wonderfully warm climes without the high price tag here. Now that’s what we call great value for sunny!

Don’t just take our word for it, have a browse of our Madeira holidays for this October and November, and you could be jetting off to the best-value autumn sun island before you know it!

Posted: 5th Oct 2020.

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