Douglas, Isle of Man (PRWEB) January 23, 2009
Over 40% of those who completed a recent online survey by leading UK online travel agent Just the Flight confirmed that the weak pound will have a significant impact on where people will choose to fly to in 2009.
Destinations outside the Euro zone including Turkey, Egypt, Croatia, as well as enquiries for flights to Canada and other long haul destinations away from the US dollar such as Australia and New Zealand should all prove popular in 2009. The British Isles also featured prominently.
18% cited health or personal circumstances as the main reason for changing their 2009 travel plans. Terrorism and job insecurity also featured in the responses given.
A recent report published by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office suggested that instead of sacrificing their hard-earned holidays, an increasing number of Britons are booking flights to Turkey and Egypt. These destinations represent excellent value for money, with resorts such as Dalaman, Bodrum and Antalya in Turkey and Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt proving particularly popular.
It was interesting to note that 85% of those who responded to the Just the Flight survey intended to book the same or more flights than in 2008, and with many airlines reducing air fares, many travellers are finding that flights are becoming more affordable in 2009.
Justtheflight.co.uk is a leading UK flight booking website who specialise in flights to Egypt, Turkey and Canada. It is owned by the Online Regional Travel Group Ltd (ORTG), and is an Isle of Man based travel group who operate in the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey.
Company web site http://www.ORTG.co.uk.
Online Regional Travel Group Ltd
14 Athol St,
Isle of Man
Contact - Brian Kelly CEO
T. 01624 817681
M. 07624 497811