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Hotel Prices Soar by 960% in Cardiff

Hotel Prices Soar by 960% in Cardiff

Prices have soared by up to 960% in Cardiff for this weekend’s Rugby World Cup quarter-finals at the Millennium Stadium, according to the trivago Hotel Price Index (tHPI) prepared each month by hotel search site trivago.ie. A hotel stay on Saturday 17th October, the night before Ireland’s clash with Argentina, will cost an average of €1,664.

The average hotel price on Saturday 17th October is 960% higher than the Welsh capital’s monthly average of €157. A hotel stay on Saturday night ahead of Ireland’s 1pm Sunday clash with Argentina will cost an average of €1,664, based on searches made between 1st January 2015 and 12th October 2015.

Meanwhile, the average price of a hotel room in the Welsh capital on Sunday 18th October, the day of Ireland’s last-eight showdown, is €702, which is 347% higher than the monthly average.

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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