Package Holidays Retailer Aims To Beat Market Increases For 2012

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Online package holidays retailer Packyourbags.com announces its aim to be one of the cheapest places to buy 2012 summer holidays.

It has recently been announced by TUI Travel Plc, owners of Thomson Holidays and First Choice, that their holidaymakers will pay more next year as the company passes on rising costs.

As per TUI Travel’s latest trading report, average selling prices for summer 2012 holidays are currently up 10% because of the rising costs of fuel and accommodation.

With many UK tour operators reducing their overall capacity due to the general economic climate, as well as the political unrest in North Africa and beyond, trading is proving to be even more of a challenge.

However, Packyourbags.com is determined to beat market rates and offer UK consumers a place to buy cheap 2012 summer holidays.

Packyourbags.com Managing Director Mark Kempster commented, “The advantage of booking through Packyourbags.com is our ability to dynamically package holidays at the cheapest prices. Using our advanced booking systems means we can identify and package together the cheapest flights and hotels to any destination of interest, creating the most competitively priced packages in the market for UK consumers to book online”.

Kempster continued, “Our aim for 2012 is to beat the market rates in most instances. In addition, customers can have peace of mind Packyourbags.com is a fully licensed and bonded member of ABTA, ATOL & IATA”.

To give some price comparisons, booking a 7 night, 3* all inclusive holiday to Turkey in May 2012 is £202 per person compared with £218 per person earlier this year.

A 7 night holiday departing 05th July 2012, staying at the 5* Costa Adeje Gran Hotel in Costa Adeje, Tenerife is £463 per person, whereas the same holiday this year cost £495 per person.

Packyourbags.com is also a great resource for consumers looking for great deals on last minute holidays. Customers can perform one simple search and the Packyourbags.com site instantly checks and compares the best deals with all major holiday suppliers to the Med. The site has thousands of deals for Spain holidays, cheap holidays to Turkey, Portugal, Italy, Greece and many more.

For the latest offers visit Packyourbags.com or call 0800 652 5986.

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