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Spain Set to be the UK’s Favourite Holiday Destination in 2011
A recent study suggests that the demand for holidays in Spain has increased; according to dealchecker.co.uk booking for holidays to the Spanish mainland and islands have risen significantly.
Spain continues to be one of the most popular holiday destinations for UK travelers. According to a recent study by the market research company GfK Ascent, bookings for holidays to Spain have increased by as much as 32%. The online holiday comparison site, dealchecker.co.ukhas also found that the number of online enquiries for holidays to several Spanish destinations, including holidays to Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Ibiza and Mainland Spain, have increased by 59% compared to February and March 2010. The price comparison website has seen a particular interest in the traditional Spanish Costas and for holidays to the Canary Islands.
Alex Saint CEO of dealchecker.co.uk says: “Spain is proving to be the destination of choice for value conscious travelers in 2011. Spain continues to lead the field as a popular holiday destination, due to its all year round appeal, and its warm weather, attractions, great hotels and beaches. From, singles to couples, to groups of friends and young families, Spain is a destination that really does have it all.”
While Spain is undoubtedly the favourite holiday choice for UK travelers, dealchecker.co.uk found that Greece and Turkey were the second and third most popular destinations for consumers planning to travel in February and March.
Holidays to Costa Brava start from just £133 per person for a seven night break, including flights from Luton and seven nights room only accommodation at the three star H top Gran Casino Royal departing in March. Or from just £174 per person, travelers can enjoy seven nights at the Green Field Hotel in Gran Canaria on a B&B basis with flights from Bristol, departing in May 2011.
With so many destinations and deals to choose from, travelers can be certain they will find a great getaway to Spain and many other great destinations this spring and summer. In addition to holiday deals, dealchecker.co.uk publish a weekly ‘real deals’ newsletter highlighting the top ten hand-picked travel deals of the week, to subscribe see dealchecker.co.uk.
dealchecker.co.uk was founded in June 2005. The site is a leading flight, accommodation, holiday and car hire price comparison service.
dealchecker.co.uk travel partners are industry leaders offering the most competitive market travel deals. The site displays all relevant partners for each travel selection, enabling customers to make the most informed choice for their travel arrangements.
dealchecker.co.uk is not a tour operator or travel agent, it does not sell any travel products. When a travel selection is made, the final transaction is completed in real-time, direct with the operator or agent that the customer has chosen.
dealchecker.co.uk has developed a crisp user-friendly site to meet the demands of the modern traveler. Alongside the price comparison search and Real Deals the website provides a price tracker, travel tips, destination content and weather trends.
*Survey findings from recent findings released by market research company GfK Ascent.