Cheap holidays: Brits can bag budget breaks to Turkey as pound strengthens against lira

Marmaris in Turkey was also named the cheapest beach destination in Europe, in a recent report by Post Office Travel Money.

Other popular Turkish destinations include Antalya, Ölüdeniz and Bodrum.

While Antalya is famous for it sandy beaches and Ölüdeniz is know for it’s stunning Blue Lagoon, Bodrum is a more bustling city and great for those looking for a bit more nightlife.

If you’re looking for some more wanderlust inspiration here are five autumn and winter sun destinations less than five hours flight away.

But is Turkey safe to travel to?

Turkey’s tourism has suffered after a string of terrorist attacks in 2016 and 2017.

At the time the Foreign Office advised against all but essential travel to Turkey.

However, the president has declared that Turkey was no longer in a state of emergency and tourists have started returning to the destination.

As a result f the attacks security has been tightened in the country.