Celebrity-studded Coachella hailed as most expensive summer festival

Audiences are known to be as star-studded as the lineup, and tickets are like gold dust, but those lucky enough to get their hands on Coachella festival tickets will certainly pay top dollar for the privilege. .

Travel money specialist No.1 Currency has compared the costs of the most popular festivals around the world this summer on a daily basis, once the cost of ticket, accommodation, food and drink is taken into account. consideration, and found that prices vary greatly depending on where you go this summer.

When calculated on a daily rate, Coachella tops the list as the most expensive, at £187 per day. Entry costs £252, while beer is £5.73 and meals are around £9. However, with the California music event being a regular haunt for stars such as Kendall Jenner and Diane Kruger, attendees can probably foot the bill.

Tomorrowland in Belgium follows closely as the second most expensive, at £186 per day, but with legendary titles such as Carl Cox, David Guetta and Avicii playing, many people consider it a price worth paying for. ‘to be paid.

Glastonbury is one of summer’s oldest and best-loved festivals, but music lovers heading there in June are sure to pay for the experience, with the third most expensive daily cost at £113, and the five-day musical event costing £. 565 in total – more than Coachella or Tomorrowland. Glastonbury-goers could spend an average of £68 a day on food and drink – and £340 in total over the five days.

Roskilde in Denmark will cost revelers £641, but for that you get eight days of festival fun. For those looking for a long festival, but cheaper daily prices, Sziget in Budapest is 25% cheaper than Roskilde and also lasts eight days.

UK festival fans looking to get their Pound going better head to Hungary. Sziget in Budapest – where you can watch Ellie Goulding this summer – is the cheapest per day at £47, with eight days totaling just £379. Heading to Exit in Serbia will cost you the least overall, with the festival totaling just £217. A beer there costs just £1 – almost a sixth of the cost of beer at Coachella (£5.73)

And there’s more good news for festival junkies heading to the continent this summer. The pound is 14.7% stronger against the euro compared to 12 months ago, and 7.3% better than at the start of the year.

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