Credit crunch won't deter holidaymakers
26 January 2009 08:34
The credit crunch may be continuing to affect the economy and various sections of society, but one thing it won't be affecting too greatly is Britain's love of foreign holidays.
That is according to a new poll conducted by Adfero, which has revealed that 75 per cent of those questioned said that they would still be taking a trip abroad this year.
Of the 32 respondents to the online news agency's research, just 18.75 per cent said that they would not be travelling to a foreign country as a result of the credit crunch, while 6.25 per cent were undecided.
Sylvia Evans, 62, said: "It did make me think twice, but didn't actually put me off."
However, John Henderson, 22, told the researchers that while he was not put off this year, he may reconsider a trip abroad in 2009 if the country's financial problems persist.
Recently, an online survey carried out by Kayak.co.uk found that 90 per cent of those questioned believe that taking at least one holiday a year is one of the five most important contributing factors to overall happiness.