Tourists are spending more in Brisbane

If you’ve been planning a holiday down under, no doubt you’ve considered Brisbane. Our bustling city has a vibrant culture and draws in domestic and international tourists by the hordes. However, like many destinations, a holiday can come at a price tag.

The latest International Visitor Survey results have confirmed this fact. A Brisbane holiday is costing more for tourists every passing year.

While this is great news for those in the tourism industry such as myself, tourists should control their spending. One great way to manage your holiday spending is by booking cheap accommodation in Brisbane. I know this because I am one such accommodation provider and by booking your accommodation with us, you are sure to save a great deal on your Brisbane accommodation.

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Continue reading as I list out some statistics on how much tourists spend on an average on their Brisbane holiday. I’ll also explain how you can save on costs by choosing cheap accommodation in Brisbane over hotels and resorts. Listen up!

Tourist spending in Brisbane

I’m sure you’re well aware that tourism contributes significantly to Brisbane’s economy. In fact, tourist spending in Brisbane has been on the rise over the past few years. For the year ending March 2016, the average spend per visitor was $1,962. The average spend per visitor per night was $81, while visitors staying in commercial accommodation spent $102 on an average per night.

When these numbers are coupled with the massive number of tourists that Brisbane receives, the total expenditure is huge. In total, tourists spent $1,945 million in Brisbane between 2015 and 2016. This is a humongous amount and you can see for yourself why the accommodation industry has picked up of late.

However, if you feel that you cannot afford to spend so much on your holiday, there is a workaround. Budget conscious tourists book cheap accommodation in Brisbane so as to splurge on other aspects of their holiday. You should consider doing the same.

Spending your holiday dollar wisely

If you want spend your holiday dollar wisely, the best way to do so is by booking cheap accommodation in Brisbane. Furthermore, your accommodation should be centrally located in the city, so that you can cut down on your travel costs. This is where Bridgewater Terraces score really well. We’re centrally located in Kangaroo Point, close to all major tourist hotspots in the city. Moreover, our apartments are incredibly affordable; as low as $145 per night, which is far cheaper than most Brisbane hotels and resorts.

We offer quality 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments which are spacious, fully furnished and packed with amenities. Our apartments and stunning resort facilities will allow you to enjoy comfortable accommodation at budget friendly prices. Our resort facilities include free secure car parking, a spa and sauna, a swimming pool, gym, BBQ area and Wi-Fi.

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Whether you’re a couple, a group of friends or a family on a Brisbane holiday, our self-contained apartments are meant for all. When it comes to cheap accommodation in Brisbane that offers stunning value for money – Bridgewater Terraces is your best bet!


The latest International Visitor Survey results show that Brisbane tourism is booming. In the year to March 2016, average visitor spend was $1,962. Moreover, average visitor spend per night in commercial accommodation was $102 and that of other visitors was $81. These figures show that tourism in Brisbane is really hot right now. If you’re planning a Brisbane holiday, these figures will give you an idea of how much you need to shell out.

If you’re concerned about your budget, don’t worry – you can always book cheap accommodation in Brisbane to save on costs. You can also save on travel costs by booking accommodation that is centrally located in the city. Our holiday apartments at Bridgewater Terraces score well on both these grounds. Furthermore, our apartments are spacious and luxurious despite being cheap, allowing you to make the most of your holiday dollar.

To make a reservation with us, give us a call at 07 3435 5216 or make your booking online. You’ll not find better cheap accommodation elsewhere in Brisbane that offers such wonderful value for money.

About Denis Goodman

Denis is the manager of Bridgewater Terraces and has a long history with accommodation and property management rights. He brings his knowledge and experiences into his writer to help holiday makers have a wonderful holiday.

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