‘Safer to go abroad than UK’: Overseas holiday are cheaper and ‘safer’

Steven Freudmann, chair of the UK Institute for Travel and Tourism (ITT) welcomed the rise of staycations at the ITT Conference this month.

But he also pointed out: “The biggest irony of all, however, is that the UK currently has 53 Covid cases per 100,000, against only 11 per 100,000 for the EU as a whole.

“In other words, it’s actually safer to go to Spain, France or Italy than it is to go to Cornwall or North Wales.”

The choice was largely removed from Britons this year, with holidays abroad dependent on Government announcements.

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