For some of us, the word ‘holiday’ instantly takes our minds on a long-haul flight to a far-off land, rather than staying a bit closer to home. However, in 2018 more than half of Brits took a summer staycation instead of jetting off! There are lots of reasons why we think the UK & Ireland offer the best holiday destinations, but the fact that you can take your pet with you is a huge factor! Here are just 5 of our many reasons to plan a staycation in 2019:
It’s All on Your Doorstep!
Whatever type of holiday you prefer, you can enjoy it in the UK or Ireland! From exploring stylish cities & relaxing on stunning beaches to discovering the rugged countryside, we’re so lucky to have it all so close to home. In fact, our National Parks & award-winning beaches are so beautiful that your friends may not believe that your holiday pictures were taken so close to home!
It’s So Simple!
Considering most of us go on holiday to relax, it seems ironic that organising a holiday can be so stressful! Whether you’re trying to find the cheapest flights, booking airport transfers or stressing about a misplaced passport, it can be enough to make you reconsider! Plan a staycation instead & all you need to do is pack up the car and head off!
Last Minute Getaways!
At the end of a busy week, wouldn’t it be lovely to plan a spontaneous getaway? Just go for it! Many accommodation providers have amazing special offers for last minute bookings, so it may be cheaper than you think. Also, when you can bring your four-legged friend with you, there’s no need to worry about finding a pet sitter at short notice! Even if it’s just for a night or two, there’s something about a change of scenery that leaves you feeling relaxed & refreshed.
For those on a budget, a staycation is a no-brainer! Even with discount packages, taking the family abroad can be eye-wateringly expensive. Staying closer to home doesn’t mean giving up on the things that make your holidays enjoyable, you can still have swimming pools, games rooms, days out to the beach & much more! You may discover that you can go away for longer for the same price, or even better – plan a second getaway!
There’s So Much Variety!
If the thought of accommodation close to home conjures up images of dusty old cottages & dated guesthouses, think again! The variety of accommodation on offer is astounding, and with more of us wanting to bring our pets there’s so much to choose from. Even 5 Star hotels now offer dog friendly suites, so you certainly don’t have to choose between posh & pet friendly! From boutique hotels to family friendly holiday parks & guesthouses to glampsites, wherever you plan to visit you can find amazing accommodation to suit your needs.
So what are you waiting for? Head to our website & start planning your next staycation!