A Chinese tourist takes a selfie with a Sri Lankan friend in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The days of cheap and cheerful travel may have come to an end. Photo: Getty Images
A Chinese tourist takes a selfie with a Sri Lankan friend in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The days of cheap and cheerful travel may have come to an end. Photo: Getty Images
Tourism

Has Covid-19 killed off cheap holidays? Why overseas travel will cost more after the pandemic

  • The days of budget holidays may be behind us as tourism heads towards a reboot after the pandemic
  • With car rentals, airfares and accommodation all costing more, pricey Covid-19 tests and insurance, and tourist taxes, trips are set to get more expensive

A Chinese tourist takes a selfie with a Sri Lankan friend in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The days of cheap and cheerful travel may have come to an end. Photo: Getty Images
A Chinese tourist takes a selfie with a Sri Lankan friend in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The days of cheap and cheerful travel may have come to an end. Photo: Getty Images
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