The STAYCATION holiday is expected to boom again this summer, despite breaking records last summer.
UK tour operators are seeing sold-out holidays in popular parts of the country as families who missed out last summer picked up a spot for themselves. retired in 2022.
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Steve Jarvis, co-founder of Independent Cottages, said: “Last summer saw huge demand for UK holidays, with demand often outstripping supply and all the people without Everyone I talk to in the industry agree that 2022 will be another busy year.
“However, some travelers may experience the same availability issues as last year if they book too late.
“Prior to coronavirus, the trend of booking UK holidays was more and more last minute, but this has changed and people are booking their UK holidays in advance.”
The most popular destination, he said, is the Lake District, followed by the Peak District and the Cotswolds.
Eight percent of vacations booked in the first week of 2022 are for Lake County, while Peak and Cotswolds County is seven percent of bookings.
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Steve said other divisions also sold out, including Pembrokeshire in Wales.
He previously warned, “While we’re still only in the first month of the year, some of our more popular areas are already booked.”
Last summer, travel agencies reported an “unprecedented” increase in bookings for this year again.
James Boyce, head of Hideaway Holiday Group, said it was “amazing” to see bookings sell out so quickly.
“We have seen a sevenfold increase in bookings made this year for stays in 2022, compared to bookings made in 2019 for stays,” he said. in 2020.”
Awaze, which owns Hoseasons and cottages.com – two of the largest holiday-hosting sites – says bookings for this summer have increased 82 percent from the same spot in 2019 for summer 2020. .
Bookings for the whole of 2022 increased by 62% in September 2021.
However, you can still find a bargain – Haven has a 4-night stay from just £49.
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