Three quarters of Brits holiday in the same place every year, study shows
Just below three quarters of Britons vacation in the identical place 12 months after 12 months, new analysis suggests.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s survey of two,000 British holidaymakers confirmed that 73 per cent have returned to the identical resort overseas a number of occasions, averaging 4 return visits.
Greater than 1 / 4 mentioned they favored seeing acquainted faces on vacation, whereas 30 per cent mentioned they loved not having to plan very far forward.
Some 58 per cent of respondents mentioned they haven’t been overseas for the reason that starting of the pandemic.
Nevertheless, some Brits did report wanting to combine issues up post-pandemic: 44 per cent responded saying they need to be extra adventurous on their subsequent break, whereas 53 per cent need to go someplace they’ve by no means been earlier than.
On prime of this, 37 per cent mentioned they need to expertise a brand new tradition, and 36 per cent need to attempt a brand new delicacies on their subsequent vacation.
Nevertheless, solely 17 per cent mentioned they have been bored with visiting the identical resort a number of occasions.
“It’s clear from this analysis that a lot of the inhabitants struggles to get impressed to attempt one thing new, particularly in the case of holidays, with so many individuals desirous to step out of their consolation zone however being uncertain how to take action,” mentioned Eamonn Ferrin, vp of worldwide enterprise at NCL.
Spain is constantly voted the primary vacation spot for Britons holidaying overseas – in 2019, it noticed 18.1 million UK guests.
In January 2022, it topped an inventory of nations Britons have been planning to go to this 12 months, compiled by ABTA, the Journey Affiliation.
The ballot of two,000 shoppers was taken on the finish of 2021 and revealed almost a 3rd (29 per cent) of respondents deliberate to go to the Med vacation favorite in 2022.
Second hottest was the US, with 18 per cent saying that they’d plans to go to the States this 12 months.
Third on the checklist was France, with 17 per cent saying they’d like to go to.