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'Staycationers' stay away

December 11th, 2009 in UK travel by Sarah Lee 1

According to the managing director of Butlins the big 2009 staycation (the term for taking a UK holiday) revolution never materialised: http://bit.ly/87bRAX Earlier this year I was wondering about this much talked about phenomena and concluded back in the summer that staycations, like nano-breaks and other ridiculous sounding ‘new’ ways to beat the recession and […]

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Don't let the bad times roll

November 26th, 2009 in General by Sarah Lee 1

As the credit crunch and subsequent recession caused many of us to tighten our belts we’re all looking towards 2010 with a certain optimism. If we’re honest, we hope for a return to our pre-recession existence. For us travellers (those that don’t own a backpack and never will) that means luxuriating on lucious breaks or […]

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