Overseas Last Minute Holidays still in Demand says HolidayHoliday.co.uk
November 19, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsWith just over a month to go until the Christmas holidays, keen UK holidaymakers are still searching for last minute holidays overseas in a bid to escape the gloomy winter weather in the UK. "Many seem to be making the most of left over holiday allowance that needs to be used up before the start of the New Year by searching for a cheap holiday deal online. This coupled with the return to 17.5% VAT in January means that people are looking to get away quickly." says Emma Healey, Marketing Director of HolidayHoliday.co.uk
Says Emma "With the demand for overseas holidays still strong, we are seeing an increase in last minute holidays being searched and booked, as people get a quick few days or even a week away before Chrismas sets in. Popular destinations for this are the traditional winter sun holidays such as the Canary Islands and the Caribbean, with holidays in Egypt also proving very popular this year."
Holiday Holiday has recently added millions more holidays onto it's website as more and more travel agents start advertising their travel deals. Reflecting the current consumer trend, over 50% of the holiday offers advertised on the site have departure dates within the next three months.
Continues Emma, "For November and December short breaks are also very popular, both to hot places such as Dubai and also to destinations such as Germany, Austria and Denmark to sample the magical delights and handcrafted gifts of the Christmas markets. The idea of buying your Christmas presents whilst enjoying a mini holiday is fast becoming more appealing as people are pushed for time and want to surprise their loved ones with something a little bit different for Christmas."
Holiday Holiday has millions of last minute holidays to choose from, with lots of ideas and advice on where to go when on the holiday holiday blog and also directly from the travel agents. The monthly top ten deals emailshot from the website is packed full of cheap holiday deals and often includes exclusive holiday offers not available elsewhere. To view the latest last minute holidays available from Holiday Holiday visit the site at holidayholiday.co.uk