Holidays are one thing that most Brits will agree that they all look forward to. And with the vast range of destination options available when flying from the UK, there’s certainly no shortage of choice when it comes to enjoying a summer holiday every year. The UK weather is notorious for blowing hot and cold, so it’s no surprise that whilst staycations are growing in popularity, going abroad for some guaranteed sunshine is still favoured. And, new research has shown the most popular holiday destinations for Brits this year – here are some of the top places you like travelling to the most.
Just a few hours’ flight away and with plenty of hot, sunny and stunning destinations to choose from, Spain has been a firm favourite holiday destination among Brits for decades. New research has shown that Spain is still one of the top destinations for Brits to visit, with travel comparison site KAYAK reporting more searches for this destination than any other. Spanish destinations such as Tenerife, Alicante, Barcelona, Seville, Granada, and Valencia are just some of the most popular options for Brits abroad, with a great mixture of beach holidays, city breaks and adventure holidays on offer. Whatever you’re planning to do during your trip to Spain, Staysure offer travel insurance at great rates to make sure you’re covered in the event of illness, injury, theft, or anything else that could happen. They also have a 24-hour helpline.
International holidays have soared in popularity since Brexit, so it’s no surprise that the USA has topped the list at number two of the most popular holiday destinations for Brits. And, the USA has a huge variety of different destinations to visit, whatever kind of holiday you are looking for. Kick back on the beach in Florida or visit Disney World, visit the Big Apple, play in the world-famous Las Vegas casinos, visit the Grand Canyon, the Golden Gate Bridge, Statue of Liberty, The White House, and many more famous US landmarks.
Known for its amazing, cheap street food and wonderful Instagram-worthy landscapes, it’s unsurprising that Thailand is climbing further up the list as a top holiday destination choice for Brits. Whether you want the hustle and bustle of the city in Bangkok or are looking for a warm, tropical relaxing holiday on an island, Thailand ticks all the boxes, with amazing sights, attractions, beaches, bars, restaurants, and everything in between. It’s been a popular destination for single backpackers and couples, but it’s recently becoming a top choice for families, too.
Faro in Portugal topped the list too, and as a beautiful and affordable destination with something for everybody, it’s just a few hours away from the UK and there are plenty of affordable budget flights to catch. The Algarve is one of the most popular areas for Brits in Portugal, with everything you need whether you’re looking for a relaxing family beach holiday or a party-filled stay with your friends. Affordable restaurants, great activities, stunning beaches and much more make this a great destination choice for your next holiday.
When it comes to city breaks, Amsterdam is up there with the most popular. Long seen as a great choice of destination for a weekend away, hen and stag parties and groups of friends, Amsterdam isn’t all about the cafes and the party culture – it can be a great city break for anybody who wants to combine relaxation with culture for their stay. There are some great attractions to see like the Anne Frank House, Van Gogh Museum, and Dam Square.
Which of these destinations will you be visiting next?