This is a brief article on lettings and breaks in the UK, promoting trips at home rather than abroad. Many people are thinking more and more about how their decisions will influence their finances and this article reiterates that viewpoint.
Let’s face it, we’ve all heard enough about the recession and the doom and gloom of the economy. The dark nights are coming earlier and the cold weather is starting to bite. Christmas is coming soon and it will be as exhausting and frenetic as each year before it.
So, why not take a short holiday close to home to recharge your batteries before the festivities begin? You don’t have to go abroad to have a good time. Breaks in Britain can offer some of the best value out there.
More and more people are deciding to avoid the excessive airport security and cramped aeroplanes, instead choosing to travel by road or rail to explore Britain’s natural beauty. To really experience life in your chosen holiday destination, why not hire a caravan, a cottage or a holiday lodge? As nice as a hotel maybe, you are cooped in a small area and have no option but to pay over the top prices for something that is a fraction of a price at home. A holiday home means everything is dictated by you, no set breakfast times and more varied checking out times. A holiday home is, literally, a home from home.
Renting a holiday home can prove to be a cost-effective decision. If you choose to drive, then splitting petrol costs between a few people works out cheaper than most ‘no frills’ flights. For the more organised amongst us, booking train tickets and purchasing a railcard well in advance can result in up to 75% off a fare compared with on the day. After the initial outlay on accommodation and travel, savings can be made on bringing your own food, toiletries and entertainment. For example, rather than spending a significant amount on a meal out with drinks each night, why not purchase some local produce and do it yourself? Grab a bottle of your favourite wine and soak up the relaxation, without the worries of taxis, directions or who is the designated driver for the evening. Nowadays, holiday homes usually offer all the ‘modcons’ you can expect at a hotel, so all the entertainment can be held in the comfort of your temporary home.
It is recommended that, when selecting accommodation, you choose something different to what you already have at home. <a target=”_new” “href=”http://www.simplyholidayletsuk.com/index.htm”>Holiday lets</a> in the UK offer a huge variety of accommodation available such as wooden lodges, caravans or holiday cottages. Each have their own unique characteristics and are usually located fairly close by to local amenities. The surroundings of the properties also vary. Some of the properties have a beach view, some are surrounded by mile upon mile of fields and greenery, whereas some are in the heart of the local community. The type of break you want will influence the style of accommodation that appeals. Walkers and cyclists may prefer the most rural setting, whereas families and others may prefer something a little closer to the hub of local life.
Holiday lets in Scotland are ideal for hiking and sight-seeing visits throughout. There are a number of superb locations in Scotland with good value accommodation that go hand in hand with the breath-taking scenery and atmosphere of a typical Scottish getaway. If Scotland is a little too far away from home, a break in the Peak District, provides a midweek stop in England that has similar characteristics to offer, which cater for everyone’s needs.
So next time you consider going for a short break away in the sun, how about a more unique experience in the UK? Try something different to everyone else. Somewhere in the UK will have the same offering that your favourite continental destination has. The weather can be temperamental in most places in Europe around this time of year, not just over here.