8 Reasons to take a staycation UK
Staycation’s are on the rise in the UK with many people enjoying holidaying in their home country. Current statistics show that the UK staycation is set to grow going into 2021 as show in our staycation trends blog.
What is a Staycation
You may be wondering what is a staycation uk and what options are available?. Most people understand a staycation to mean taking a holiday in your own country as opposed to going abroad. It can also mean actually staying at home and enjoying days trips to local attractions with the family. Staycation originated in America using a play on words with ‘vacation’ and became popular during the financial crisis. In recent years, the UK has adopted the word staycation which reflects the current mood and climate in the country. The weaker pound along with the uncertainty surrounding Brexit means more people will be looking for a staycation uk.
Here at Parklink we believe you don’t need to travel far to enjoy a memorable holiday. Which is why we’d like to share with you, 8 reasons why YOU should try a staycation uk!
Save Money Taking A UK Holiday
Going abroad can be an expensive trip due to the weaker pound which is pretty much level with the euro. Unless you pay more to travel further afield to places like Asia, it’s tough to really find value for money. Taking a UK holiday can save you money on insurance, flights and accommodation.
Stunning UK Holiday Spots
How many of us have really visited every location in the UK? It may be a cliche to say however there really are some truly beautiful location in the UK worthy of a staycation. Think Mount Snowden, Loch Lomond, The New Forest and of course Cornwall & Devon. There are many world class UK hot spots to discover and what better time to do it!
UK Staycation weather
Remember 2018 when the sun just kept shining for most of the year! That’s forgetting early on when we endured the ‘Beast from the East’! World cup mania was in full swing, the UK music festivals were booming and the Royal wedding. It must be noted it was the UK’s joint hottest summer on record. From June through to August we consistently enjoyed temperatures over 30C. With temperatures like this, why go abroad!?
UK Holiday Parks
The UK really does have some great holiday companies offering amazing place for people to unwind. Since the rise of the staycation in the UK we have seen massive investment in the UK holiday infrastructure as businesses look to capitalize on this booming market. Holiday operators such as Centre Parcs, Butlins, Parkdean Resorts and Haven Holidays to name a few offer a selection of holidays to suit the UK market. This ranges from camping, glamping and touring breaks as well as luxury lodge holidays. The choices are endless!
Hassle of going abroad
The more you visit different countries or talk with people that have; you’ll soon discover there is nowhere quite like the UK. Sure, it’s good to travel and experience different cultures and see different places however you can also do that in the UK. Travelling to places like Scotland, Wales or even from South to North you will notice a massive shift in culture. This can give you a similar feeling as going abroad and broaden your horizons. We’re not saying to never go abroad just open your eyes to the idea of a UK staycation, if only for one year!
Holiday Home Ownership UK
Did you know more people are now realising the benefit of owning their own holiday home in the UK? With your own holiday home, you can enjoy many UK staycations leaving you relaxed, revitalized and ready to take on the world! Holiday home ownership has never been as affordable with many options to own your own second home from home!
With static caravan ownership available in the UK from only £19,995 it means families can chip in and buy their very own detached holiday base in an exclusive location by the sea! Owning your own means, you can enjoy more holidays more often as opposed to saving up and spending all your money on just one holiday a year. Not only can you own your own static caravan but the UK has seen a rise in 5* boutique holiday resorts catering for the more affluent customer base. These luxury developments offer the very best in holiday home ownership and usually spring up in prime locations by the sea. With some parks offering direct beach access, owners concierge services along with first class health suite facilities, they really are impressive!
Support local business
Choosing to enjoy a staycation UK can mean putting money in the pockets of your neighbours which can boost the economy. Furthermore, in the global society we now live in, there’s nothing you can buy abroad that you cannot find in the UK. As well as gifts, clothes and electrical items, you can sample different cuisines from all around the world right here in your own country!
Staying in the UK for your holiday, eating local food and spending less time travelling means your carbon footprint will be far lower than taking regular flights abroad. So, not only can you enjoy a staycation with the family but you may help save the planet also!
Plan your staycation UK now!
As you can see, there are many reasons to consider taking a staycation UK this year! So, plan that trip to Trossachs national park in Scotland or head for the beautiful Welsh coast for a well earned break. Perhaps even invest in that static caravan by the coast which the whole family can enjoy… The choice is yours and we’re sure you’ll have a great time enjoying your very own staycation uk!