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Making the most of the Greek recession: cheap hotels, sandy beaches and fewer tourists

By AdFeatures  |  Posted: February 26, 2013

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As many of us will already know, several years ago Greece was plunged into recession, having clocked up debts of hundreds of billions of euros. Of course, this economic situation has meant a very turbulent time for Greece, casting a dark cloud over the nation. But, as they say, every cloud has a silver lining, and in this case the silver lining comes in the form of great value travel deals and cheap holidays in Greece.

The Greek recession has obviously taken its toll on the Greek economy, but for Brits who are keen to enjoy holidaying in this fantastic destination, it has actually provided several key benefits. You can now look forward to some great deals on hotels in Greece, with accommodation providers keen to attract holidaymakers with lower prices. You can also look forward to the benefits of fewer tourists, which means you won't be spending your whole holiday standing in queues or trying to battle crowds as you frantically fight to get to the breakfast buffet! Instead, you can kick back, chill out, soak up the laid back atmosphere, and enjoy basking in the sunshine around the pool or on the beach. It is also good to know that every penny you spend will help to boost the local economy.

Despite the recession, the sun's still shining

Despite the dire economic situation, the sun is still shining, the temperatures are still soaring, and the beaches are still as stunning as they ever were. The only thing that's changed for holidaymakers heading to Greece is that holidays to this destination have become increasingly affordable.

If you previously thought that a sunshine holiday to Greece was out of your financial reach, this is the time to seize the opportunity and get a great deal. Don't let the Greek recession be for nothing. Take advantage of the low prices available and grab your chance to enjoy everything that this vibrant destination has to offer.

Whether you are heading off for a relaxing holiday on your own, planning a romantic break with your partner, or arranging a much needed family break, you can now get some excellent deals on Greek holidays. Expedia offers package holidays to suit all needs and preferences, so you can enjoy a wonderful holiday experience without blowing your budget. These great value packages enable you to make the most of your time on holiday with minimal organisation required on your part.

Save money with a last minute deal

Whether you are looking to lap up the sunshine in Greece or whether you have another destination in mind, you will find last minute deals can offer even greater affordability. With a good last minute deal, you won't even have to wait for a country to slide into recession in order to benefit from excellent value for money.

If you have some degree of flexibility with regards to your travel dates, you can enjoy the opportunity to save even more money on a luxurious and well deserved holiday. Just be spontaneous, pack your bags and jet off on a low cost last minute break to one of a range of stunning destinations.

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