Thomas Cook has said that few British holidaymakers have booked a summer season holiday in the European Union this year amid continuing Brexit uncertainty.
The journey firm says nearly half of (forty-eight%) of the vacations it offered until the end of February had been to non-EU destinations, up 10% on closing yr.
Despite this, the company says Spain remains its most popular destination.
Its findings chime with separate Post Office figures showing forex sales for long-haul locations have jumped.
Sales of the Japanese yen have been up 12% up to now this year compared with ultimate, at the same time as sales of the Indonesian rupiah have improved by using 9%, Post Office Travel Money said.
The figures are based on Post Office transactions between 1 January and 23 April. The Post Office accounts for about a quarter of all UK forex transactions. It said the most critical boom in currency income to date this year has been for the Egyptian pound, which has seen a 687% yr-on-year growth. Thomas Cook – thru which 19 million people e-book holidays each year – stated after Spain, Turkey had proved the maximum popular destination for its holidaymakers, accounting for 1 / 4 of its flight-simplest bookings up to now.