holidays

78% of burglars admitted to using social media to find their next targets,

Innocent holiday photo snaps are finding burglars on the prowl

From freedom day, more than 100 amber countries will be open to fully vaccinated Brits, meaning more than 5 million* holidaymakers are set to leave their homes empty.

On Instagram alone there are 515k #outofoffice open account posts, a further 16.3 million #airport uploads and a mammoth 152 million #holiday hashtags. Sharing posts relating to passports, which 2.8 million...

The country’s most breathtaking landscapes across Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England

Five awe-inspiring UK road trip ideas for summer staycationers

If you’re hoping to take a UK road trip for your summer staycation this year, take inspiration from some of these scenic road trips curated by Heritage Classic Car Insurance which count some of the country’s most breathtaking landscapes across Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England in the line-up.

As well as taking in the country’s impressive scenery, there are attractions,...

15m or more of us are set to spend our holidays in the UK

Summer of staycations could boost tourism spend to the tune of £3.6bn

The latest research by Butter , the UK’s only Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) travel agency, has found that an estimated 15m more of us are set to spend our holidays in the UK due to ongoing travel uncertainty, bringing a considerable boost to the tourism industry in England.

Butter analysed data on the average number of domestic holidays taken across England prior to the pandemic (2017-...

The report explores the evolution of the UK holiday over the past 85 years

Report reveals over half of Brits appreciate holidays in the UK more than ever before

As global tourism has a bit of a reset due to the pandemic and Brexit, and travel abroad remains more complicated, family-owned holiday park operator, Haulfryn, has launched their The Way We Holiday Now report.

Using data from a survey commissioned by Haulfryn*, combined with their own data and experiences, the report explores the evolution of the UK holiday over the past 85 years;...

Safest UK Staycations

73% of British holiday makers intend to stay in the UK this summer

Majority of Britons are predicted to choose a staycation this summer rather than fly to one of the government's limited 'green list' destinations. Of those selecting a UK-based break, over 62% stated uncertainty around vaccine passport timelines as a factor in their decision.

The 22% of the population still intending to travel abroad this summer are holding their breath as they wait...

BNPL approach could help rejuvenate a pandemic-weary tourism sector

Could BNPL travel help boost a weary tourism sector this summer?

Research by Butter , the UK’s only Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) travel agency, suggests the BNPL approach could help rejuvenate a pandemic-weary tourism sector, allowing holidaymakers to overcome the financial uncertainty caused by Covid by spreading the cost of their holiday via more manageable monthly instalments.

Irritated by the lack of flexible payment options whilst planning a...

The global tourism industry has endured an estimated loss of $753.6bn as a result of Covid

International tourism spend tumbles by $753.6bn in 2020

Research by Hoo , the hotel room offer platform, has estimated that the global tourism industry has endured an estimated loss of $753.6bn as a result of Covid, and that’s across the top 50 countries alone with the total impact likely to be far higher.

Hoo analysed data from the World Tourism Organization on international tourism receipts across the top 50 global tourism destinations...

These are the smells that most remind people of a holiday

THESE summer-scented room sprays remind us most of holidays

A year of not travelling abroad has certainly taken its toll on us Brits, and with holidays abroad still up in the air, who knows when we’ll next get our proper dose of summer?

For anyone missing that holiday feeling (and who isn’t?), experts at GoodMove and NV Candles are bringing summer holidays to you, with the creation of three summer scented room sprays to bring sunshine to your...

Only 12% of people plan to book a holiday abroad this year

88% of people won’t be travelling abroad in 2021

Research by Hoo, the hotel room offer platform, has found just 12% of people plan to book a holiday abroad this year, as Covid continues to cause havoc for the travel industry.

With 58.7 million of heading abroad on holiday in 2019, a 88% reduction in demand could see this figure fall to just 7m in 2021.

Hoo surveyed over 2,000 people on their holiday plans for the year...

6 virtual sporting events that will help keep you fit, healthy and in shape

Attending huge sports events probably seems like a distant memory, lost in the past. Those days when we got up early for 6am training or to travel to one of the many races held most weekends across the country. Whether we were running, cycling or swimming, we only wanted the following - to have fun whilst keeping fit! We can’t bring back all of this just yet, but we want to make sure that...

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