For many the annual holiday is a chance to relax and unwind while spending quality time with the people you love. Although a recent report has revealed that the average holidaymaker has visited a grand total of seven countries, with only a third (33%) have visited 10 or more countries - so what makes us want to visit the same place every year?
Travelling to another country is becoming more and more affordable with a range of airlines offering low-priced fares. So if money is not an issue, then what could it be?
Perhaps one reason why Brits will travel twice to the same place is the fact that they know exactly what's in store once they arrive - it may be a guaranteed sunny climate, endless fun and adventure or a great hotel in a perfect location. Familiarity of both the surroundings and seeing familiar faces can also be a contributing factor to the holiday destination decision making. And for those who didn't get a chance to explore everything that the country had to offer before it was time to return home, visiting a second time enables them to reignite and relive their fondest memories.
Choosing the perfect destination can be tricky, especially if you have never been there before! Often travellers sway towards choosing a destination that a friend or family member has recommended was a 'good trip' in the hopes that they also, will enjoy their time abroad.
The survey revealed that the top 7 most popular countries to visit are:
Although choosing to visit the same destination every year can be great if you're looking for familiarity, does this potentially hold you back from taking the plunge and visiting somewhere new?
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Let us know in the comments or on our social media pages, and if you enjoyed this blog please like and share it with your friends and family... You may just inspire them to visit a brand new destination!
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