Twice As Many Brits Would Cut Back On Food Rather Than Holidays
Going on holiday is extremely important to most Brits, with many
of us prioritising a break away over other pleasures in our life.
In fact, according to ABTA – the Travel Association, we value
vacations so highly that almost twice as many people say they would rather cut
back on food (25 per cent) if they needed to save money rather than their
holidays (13 per cent), Travel
The research showed Brits would also prefer to reduce their
clothing and accessories budget (18 per cent) and electronic gadget spend (17
per cent) than not go on an annual break.
ABTA’s director of brand and business development Victoria Bacon
said: “We have always been a nation of people who enjoy taking holidays, and it
is clearly a spending priority for a lot of people, often overtaking other
popular items and leisure activities.”
The organisation revealed that 86 per cent of the country took a
holiday last year, either in the UK or abroad, showing just how important it is
to the majority of Brits to have some time away.
According to the findings, young people value their holidays the
most, with only six per cent of those aged between 18 and 24 saying they would
limit their getaways to save money.
One of the best ways to cut down on your travel budget is to
enjoy a staycation in the UK. Hire
caravan equipment in Kent and explore the many
amazing sites we have in Britain, including several ancient landmarks.
Drew in Somerset – the third largest
complex of prehistoric standing stones in England; Scotland’s Orkney where you
can find a 5,000-year-old settlement; and Offa’s Dyke between England and
Wales, dating back to the eight century are just three fantastic places to