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22 Aug 2013
Do you know where you're going on holiday?
Millions of Brits jet off each year to foreign destinations that they couldn't identify on a map, a new study has revealed. Al...
21 Aug 2013
Brits more likely to have seen Eiffel Tower than Buckingham Palace
Half of Brits are more likely to visit famous landmarks overseas than in the UK, according to new research. In all, the average Br...
Third of polite Brits tidy hotel room before checking out
Every time a person from the UK books a hotel a cleaner somewhere smiles, after new research found a third of Brits tidy their rooms be...
20 Aug 2013
Brits failing to budget for holidays
Over half (51%) of Brits fail to set themselves a holiday budget, with the majority of people saying they are either confident that the...
19 Aug 2013
Brits prefer active holidays
Three-quarters (75%) of Brits between the ages of 18 and 64 prefer to go on active holidays and try new - and often adventurous - pursu...
15 Aug 2013
Thailand the top gap year destination
Thailand is the most popular country for young Brits embarking on a year out after leaving school, new research shows.According to new ...
Brits admit their language skills need work
Brits aren't renowned for their language skills and it seems we know it, with a recent survey finding that 78% of holidaymakers are...
14 Aug 2013
Holiday rip-offs cost average person £49 per trip
The average holidaymaker will lose more than £6,000 over the course of their lifetime to scams and pitfalls, research has reveale...
Majority of over 35s regret not travelling more
Three in four over 35s regret not having travelled more when they were younger and had fewer responsibilities, a new study has found.&n...
13 Aug 2013
Hotel rates push cost of UK city breaks up
Over the past year, the cost of staying in a hotel in a British city has rocketed by almost 30%. Research conducted by TripAdvisor and...