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Brits planning to take more short breaks in 2014

Brits planning to take more short breaks in 2014
19 Sep 2013

Brits are planning to book shorter but more frequent holidays in 2014, new figures have revealed. 

According to the latest TripBarometer, 20% of British holidaymakers will take shorter getaways next year. 

The research also revealed that despite only a fifth (21%) showing confidence in the UK economy, 32% expect to increase their travel budget in 2014, with 60% saying that economic issues will not impact on their holiday plans. 

In order to fund getaways, more than half (54%) say they are going out less often, a fifth (21%) are cutting back on charity donations, and 8% are even trying to reduce childcare costs.

'British holidaymakers are determined to protect their travel budgets, even if that means making sacrifices elsewhere in their daily lives,' commented James Kay, a spokesperson from TripAdvisor, which carried out the study. 

Elsewhere, Africans will increase their holiday spending the most (59%) in 2014, with Europe lagging behind on 36%. ADNFCR-408-ID-801639545-ADNFCR

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