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Tips for Booking a Holiday in the UK

Holidaying in the UK is more popular than ever, with more and more companies offering great deals that are easily rivalling time away abroad.

Booking a holiday or even just a few days away somewhere in the UK can be great for saving some pennies and cutting down on transportation costs. Although you’ll no doubt still want to get the very best out of the experience in terms of money and fun activities for all those who are going.

Therefore we thought we’d come up with a few tips to think about when booking your UK break to help it to be as stress-free, cost effective and fun as possible.

Consider different transportation

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When people think about a staycation, they usually accept the fact that this means they’ll probably be driving. However, there are loads of options out there if you don’t want to drive which can even save you money as well as helping you relax further. You can get weekend breaks in the UK at ukbreakaways.com that involves travelling to places like the Isle of Wight by ferry which can be a great experience. Coaches and train companies also usually do really good deals during the peak seasons too which may be well worth keeping an eye out for.

Be as flexible as possible

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If you’re travelling with children you’re no doubt slightly more limited as to when you can go away, due to school holidays. However, aiming to be as flexible as possible can be a good way to find great deals. Also, look into events at different locations in the UK to work your holiday around, which would be a lot easier than doing so for a holiday abroad, especially as you can make enquiries much easier (and cheaply!) too.

Look out for money savers

As well as keeping your eyes peeled for things that you want to do on your UK break, why not look out for money-off vouchers and discount coupons for the activities? Many major theme parks, sea life centres, museums and adventure days put out money-off coupons throughout the year that you can save and use which will be really useful when it comes to the till, especially as admission prices can soon add up. Ask your family to keep their eyes peeled, too!

Book what you can ahead

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If you know exactly what you want to do on your UK break, why not think about booking the tickets beforehand? Booking things in advance can save you money as well as time, as there are many activities in the UK who have a line for ‘online bookings’ (such as Madame Tussauds) which will be significantly shorter than the one for buying tickets on the day. A holiday in your home country can enable you to get really organised, which doesn’t exactly sound like too much fun, but you’ll soon see the benefits when it comes to skipping the queues or checking your bank balance at the end of the trip.

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