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Chilly Brits crave sunshine this spring

April 21, 2009

Chilly Brits crave sunshine this spring

Sun-starved British travellers just want to enjoy warm weather this spring, according to a recent poll by

After a long winter and disappointing summer last year, almost half (48 per cent) of those asked where they would choose for a spring holiday answered: "Anywhere with warm weather".

A decisive 31 per cent opted for travel abroad, either in mainland Europe (18 per cent) or to a long haul destination (13 per cent) in the online customer survey.

Twenty-one per cent of customers questioned told the UK’s market leading travel add-ons company that they would choose the UK for a spring holiday.

Mike Whiting, managing editor of, said: "I’m not surprised that so many of our customers want guaranteed sunshine. For those who prefer not to risk the unpredictable British weather, Holiday Extras can provide all the travel essentials that make a trip go smoothly."

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