TripAdvisor finds LA most expensive US city to visit

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Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background

Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background (AP Photo)

TripAdvisor survey reveals that Los Angeles is the 6th most expensive city in the U.S. to visit.  The TripIndex Cities survey compares the cost of a hotel stay, cocktail, two course dinner with a bottle of wine, and round-trip taxi fares in each major city.

TripAdvisor Director of Communications Brook Forensic explains:

Other statistics from TripIndex Cities include:

·         Average nightly rate for a 4-star hotel has risen 18% since summer 2012

·         Oslo, Norway is the costliest global city, and Sofia, Bulgaria is the best bargain internationally

·         Orlando, FL has the largest increase in hotel prices up 33% from last year, followed by Denver, CO with a 32% increase

·         The South is the most affordable region in the nation, and Asia is the most affordable internationally

·         Travelers can spend 1 night in a Honolulu hotel or 3 nights in a Las Vegas hotel for the same price

Learn more at TripAdvisor.com.

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