Covid-19 has changed our lives like never before. After facing the lockdown for a month now the UK citizens are more interested in Staycation as they don’t have to do long-distance travelling yet can take a break from their routine. Major factors in the increasing popularity of Staycation include a large number of people are working from home and a huge number of children having distance learning or people looking for some ‘party houses and with such a tempting environment around to take a break, a Staycation is a great option.
Furthermore, now the consumers are not preferring hotels for a Staycation, and pricing isn’t just their major consideration these days. Consumers are booking Staycation close to their departure date so they could stay according to their desired dates and again, not preferring any special deals. Besides, the duration of the satiation’s is usually longer than typical hotel stays and this is an ideal feature for those working from home or having distance learning or people have some activity ideas in houses, making Staycation ideal deal for them.
The Rise In Holiday Accommodations Prices In UK
As it has been seen a boom the Staycation UK, the holiday accommodation prices are increasing robustly as consumers are rushing to book the holiday houses and party houses as the international travel ban was clampdown and the faltering vaccination from Europe rolled out that hurt the confidence in foreign travelling.
Rural area property agents are reporting a considerable increase in the number of inquiries and properties are being booked in minutes. Not only just that, UK’s largest holiday cottage partners, have even reported a double and even triple-digit increase in pricing of the holiday homes and party houses, especially for the summer times when the restrictions of the lockdown might be lifted.
And talk about such property owners, they shouldn’t be blamed much because they have already suffered a massive loss because of the international travel restrictions due to covid-19. So, they may be forgiven for increasing their profit because of high demand in order so they can recover their losses due to the travel restrictions and lockdown.
The increasing demand for domestic vacation homes and party houses has affected the pricing of vacation homes and it has increased the concerns because international travelling is still banned because of the new covid-19 wave.
But, UK has also seen a surge ahead of its neighbor European countries in the corona vaccination program. This has increased the confidence in the Staycation UK and a huge number of consumer have already been asked put off their booking to a popular holiday beach destinations until later in the year.
According to the national tourist authority, “despite the surge in the pricing and booking, there is still a shortfall of nearly £30bn to be expected in domestic tourism in 2021 compared with 2019. There is a 33 percent drop in it. However, according to the current year’s spending forecast, there is a79 percent increase in 2020 when owners lost considerably in may bank and Easter holidays due to the first lockdown.
So if the consumers are willing to pay more for their summer holiday homes, especially those with activity ideas in houses, they must know that their money will be protected and will be given back just in case they won’t be able to travel according to their planning. This is important that they should choose a provider that has to offer flexible terms of booking, so you will not have to chase after the refunds if something went wrong with your plans.