Autumn bookings up as customers dodge APD

Autumn bookings up as customers dodge APD

Holiday bookings throughout September and October have increased 39% compared to last year, according to The Co-operative Travel. The company has attributed the rise to holidaymakers trying to dodge the impending hikes in air passenger duty and VAT on 1 November and 4 January.  Consumers are also snapping up the low deals on offer, as the biggest increases have been noted for winter sun destinations such as Morocco (39%), the Canary Islands (26%) and Tunisia (21%). “The next few weeks are going to offer the best value for holidaymakers looking to make their budget go further,” said The Co-operative Travel Director of Retail Distribution Trevor Davis.  “Not only are there great deals available due to excess stock at the end of a difficult season, but they will also save up to

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