In such difficult economic times, staycations have proved to be a cost-effective and fun alternative to travelling overseas. This option removes the stress and hassle of travelling long distances, allowing you to have a more relaxing and purse friendly holiday.
A staycation best describes the option to holiday in your own town, city or country as opposed to travelling abroad.
Here are the benefits of self-catering accommodation in the UK:
When it comes to booking a holiday, cost is usually the main factor to consider. If you are looking to go away as a family, holidays abroad can be expensive as there’s more than one or two people to pay for. Depending on how far you travel, flights can be costly, so travelling by car or train in the UK will be much more cost-effective. You will also save on baggage fees and will be allowed to fill your car to the brim with all your holiday essentials.
Activities to enjoy
The UK offers many unique and one-of-a-kind activities that will be of interest for all the family. Depending on the area featured activities may include; visiting museums, zoos, entertainment venues such as stadiums, cinemas and theatres, farms and country parks, and workshops where you can have a hands on experience. Holidaying in the UK also offers you the opportunity to visit the British seaside and appreciate the glorious scenery.
If you are visiting areas surrounding where you live, it is a fantastic way to get to know your local area and get involved in communities. Perhaps you would like to find new experiences and facilities near to where you live? A staycation offers you the chance to explore, visit any new attractions, attend events and eat out at new restaurants.
Make your break relaxing
When travelling overseas you have the added stress of long queues, delayed flights and lost luggage. Travelling in the UK is much more relaxing as you can feel rest assured that you are not wasting the majority of your holiday travelling on an aeroplane. Sharing the cost of petrol whilst travelling in the UK is also a low priced way to see the sights and visit many different areas.
A cause for celebration!
Perhaps you have an anniversary, birthday or date to celebrate and would like all your friends and family to join in the fun. Cottage accommodation can be available for in excess of 20 people, giving you the freedom to have a party or a get-together with all your closest family and friends. In some cases there’s even cottages that will accommodate 40 plus to ensure that no one will miss out!
Sharing cottage accommodation with another family may also become hectic if there are children running around, so why not split the parties between two cottages so you aren’t all under one roof.
With these benefits in mind, it is easy to see how the staycation has become a popular holiday option during the last 12 months.
Bio: This article was written by Independent Cottages; the largest independent directory of holiday cottages in the UK.