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2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

Posted by Nicole West on 29/12/2016
2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

We all love a cup of tea and a good helping of travel news! This year our Simply Holiday Deal’s members loved to read about a bargain, have a penchant for everything beach related and can’t wait to find the perfect sunrise.

Here’s a look at the 10 most popular articles.

1. Europe’s Cheapest Cities for 2017 Travel (Infographic)

Bulgaria’s Sofia topped the Europe Backpacker Index, as the place your budget will stretch for miles, in 2017. Our infographic highlights the top 10 cities with the cheapest hostels, transport, attractions, food and wine.

2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

2. Can Your Name These Famous World Beaches by Photo (Quiz)

Based on Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice 2016 Awards, our quiz let you test your knowledge about some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Notable inclusions were Fernando de Noronha Brazil, Praslin Island in the Seychelles and Playa de Ses Illetes in the Balearic Islands.

2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

3. How Safe is the London Tube (Quiz)

Theft statistics published on the Telegraph gave us the inside info on how safe the London tube is. We created a quiz to test how safe you think it is, along with a tube safety infographic, so you can beat pick-pockets.

2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

4. We Looked at Why Blackpool Has It All for Families

Vibrant Blackpool attracts millions of visitors a year, as one of the UK’s favourite beach resorts. We delve into why it’s so popular, with Pleasure Beach, The Blackpool Tower and Stanley Park topping the list.

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5. Can You Name these 20 Countries by Their Flag?

Our fun quiz asked you to name 20 countries by their flag alone, so you could test your flag skills with other Simply Holiday Deals members.

2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

6. Top Affordable Holiday Destinations for 2016

Everyone loves a bargain and in this top news story, we disclosed some of the most affordable holiday destinations for 2016. Top contenders included Siam Reap and Cape Town.

2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

7. Why the UK is the Perfect Holiday Spot this Summer

Why go overseas, when you can check out amazing spots right here at home? From the Cotswolds to Cornwall, here’s an article that puts you in the know with the UK’s best summer holiday spots.

2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

8. 5 Exotic Islands for Your World Travel Bucket List

We’re always on the lookout for fantastic holiday deals, so you can find the sun, sand and sea. Where better to look, than to 5 of the world’s most exotic islands?

2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

9. The Ultimate List of Budget Travel Bloggers

Travel bloggers give us the rundown on the best ways to travel the world, on a budget. Here, we list some of the world’s best bloggers, so you can reap the rewards of their extensive experience in travelling the world on the cheap.

2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

10. Where to Find the Perfect Sunrise

When you’re early to bed and early to rise, you might just get to see some of the most incredible sunsets across the globe. Find out where to go, from Hawaii to Australia’s Gold Coast.

2016’s Top 10 Most Read Travel News Stories on Simply Holiday Deals

The team at Simply Holiday Deals are looking forward to bringing you all the top travel news for 2017, plus incredible weekly holiday deals. Happy New Year!