Brexit fears affected less than 2% of holiday bookings in June
According to our latest poll, British holidaymakers are over Brexit travel worries
We've been tracking the impact of Brexit on UK travellers’ plans since October year, to understand how many people have been putting off their holidays in case Brexit scuppers their plans.
Our latest Brexit travel survey, which was answered by more than 4,000 British holidaymakers in the last week of June, showed that with summer here British travellers have all but dismissed the possibility of Brexit disrupting their plans. Back in December 2018 as many as 15% of travellers said they’d delayed their holiday plans as they waited to see how Brexit played out. In June, that figure had fallen to less than 2%.
Seamus McCauley, Editor at Holiday Extras, explained,
“Now that summer is here and the next Brexit deadline has been pushed back to the autumn, British holidaymakers aren’t letting the remote threat of leaving the EU before then stop them booking their week in the sun. Before the last Brexit deadline in March, as many as 15% of travellers were putting off their holiday plans and a handful were even cancelling flights they’d already booked. Now it’s just 1.7% putting off plans and no-one at all reporting cancelling a flight, which means holiday planning - and booking - is back to normal.”
Travelling in the Brexit interregnum
Holiday Extras has written a number of helpful guides for the precautions you'll need to take while travelling during and after Brexit.
Book your holiday extras early
It pays to book your airport parking, airport hotel or your lounge as soon as you book your flights. Prices usually go up nearer the date you fly, and last year Holiday Extras saved our airport parking customers £59 each on average when they pre-booked their airport parking instead of paying on the day.Book my hotel and parking today
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