Romania ranks second in the top of the EU countries where people spend the lowest sums of money for a holiday stay (less over EUR 124/person). Latvia ranks at the bottom of the top, with just EUR 107/person allotted for vacations, reads the latest Eurostat report „Who spends the most on their holidays?”.
According to the survey, Luxembourg residents spent the most per holiday trip (around 768 Euro) in 2016, followed by residents of Malta (around 646 Euro) and Austria (around 607 Euro). On average in the EU, residents spent around 336 Euro per holiday trip in 2016.
In 2016 EU residents spent an estimated EUR 428 billion on tourism trips, mostly on trips abroad (55 %).
EU residents spent 84 % of their tourism expenditure on trips inside Europe (79 % inside the EU).