A holiday romance may be appealing but don’t expect wedding bells

Tuesday 2, November 2010


A holiday romance may be appealing but don’t expect wedding bells


As millions of British travellers start planning for a Christmas holiday or looking at the brochures to book next year’s summer breaks, a new poll from has found around a third saying that they were open to the idea of a holiday romance – with men being more smitten with the idea than the ladies.


The UK's market leader for travel add-ons asked holidaymakers if holiday romance had ever blossomed for them. Thirty-eight per cent said that a holiday romance was not a good idea but twelve per cent of men and 6 per cent of women admitted to several holiday romances.


And women are probably right to be cautious with 31% of people polled admitting to having a holiday romance but only 6% have a happy ending.


Andrea Clayton, head of partnerships at commented: “Even though holiday romances are mostly short-lived, holidays can be very romantic.


“Try giving your partner a treat when you next book your holiday – offer lots of upgrades as part of the booking. A room upgrade with a candlelit meal could help to start the holiday on the right note.”



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