“Don’t forget, it’s nearly holiday time!” says holiday company

Holidaymakers use 20% of spending money buying gifts for people back home (but HALF leave it until they’re at the airport)

Holidaymakers set aside a fifth of their entire holiday spending money budget in order to purchase gifts for people back home, according to a survey.

And more than half of Brits who bring back presents for loved ones or colleagues do so at the airport immediately before coming home.

Source: Daily Mail, 9th June 2014


It’s holiday season, and don’t the newspapers know it, with no shortage of vacation reminders gracing the pages of the media. Including this one, ostensibly about spending money, but really nothing more than a reminder to check out a particular travel agent for the latest deals:

Eighty-seven per cent of travellers said they bought a souvenir or present during their last trip abroad, the survey of 2,113 people by www.sunshine.co.uk reveals.