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How the Brits spend holidays

Littlewoods.coM How we Brits spend our holidays We Brits took 7.3 million long-haul holidays UK visitors spent a record £36 billion Londan overseas BRAZIL FIJI 2 France 1 Spain 3 Great Britain 4 Greece Top 10 holiday destinations 5 Italy GRA Z. 6 USA 10 Thailand 7 Turkey 9 Croatia 8 Egypt Men Women Spend an average of £392 a week on travel Spend an average of £353 a week on travel and accommodation and accommodation Men use £249 of Women use £205 of spending money spending money Men desire Women seemed to destinations involving sports, outdoor prefer holidays that provide a break from the city activities and an exciting night life 17% 27% 17% of men say 27% of women say they make the they make the decision on where decision on where to go on holiday to go on holiday The total holiday cost for the average family of four was £4,792 for a two-week break The most sandcastles built in one hour is 571 The tallest sandcastle measured 11.53 m (37ft 10in) The largest inflatable beach ball is 14.70 m (48ft 2in) in diameter Booking your holiday 55% of internet users book holidays online of online shoppers 66% usually take two or Holiday more major holidays 33% of the nation will book their summer holiday in January of the nation will be 56% booking their holidays six months in advance 57% of us will take the majority of our holiday allowance during the summer Where people book their holidays 50% research online then book over the phone 23% other 1% high street & travel agents 9% teletext 17% book online Don't waste your holidays In the UK you are entitled to 28 days holiday a year for someone working five days a week That's 7.6% of the year and 672 hours out of 8,760 hours in the year or only 308 hrs of sunshine The most abandoned books top ten 1. Simon Cowell: The Unauthorised Biography by Chas Newkey-Burden 2. Ooh! What a lovely Pair: Our Story by Ant & Dec 3. The Storm: The World Economic Crisis And What It Means by Vince Cable 4. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown 5. The Girl With The Dragon Tatto0 by Stieg Larsson 6. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer 7. The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson 8. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer 9. The Girl Who Kicked The Homets' Nest by Stieg Larsson 10. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert Sources: Littlewoods.COM ত Landan

How the Brits spend holidays

shared by vitule on Mar 28
With the average Brit only enjoying a mere 28 days holidays a year, working out where to spend those precious hours has become a national obsession. As this fun new infographic shows, it is still a c...


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