Five-star stays both pricy and cheap


LONDON, 3 May 2018: Lastminute. com identifies five destinations that sport the most expensive five-star hotel rates and at the other end of the scale destinations with the cheapest offers.

Its Insider’s Guide to Five-Star Hotel Destinations was released 1 May and identifies Bosnia & Herzegovina as having the cheapest five-star hotel rates.

The highest five-star rates are to be found in Saint Lucia. said it focused on five-star hotel experiences, by analysing thousands of rates from hotels around the world that posted rates on its booking site

Researched covered 8,000 hotels in 165 countries came up with the five most expensive and five cheapest destinations for five-star hotel bookings. based its findings on the average price/night in a five-star hotel using rates posted on its site.

The five cheapest destinations:
Bosnia & Herzegovina;
Macedonia FYR;

The five most expensive destinations:
Saint Lucia;
French Polynesia;
Puerto Rico;

Conclusion: The five cheapest destinations are not the most popular spots for vacations if you live outside of Europe.

As for the most expensive, no surprises there and for Asian travellers, Switzerland might be pricy, but it stands out as the one destination on the list that should be a must-see destination.