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Is holidaying alone becoming more popular?

Is holidaying alone becoming more popular?

Half of all Brits booking cheap flights ahead of their holiday would be prepared to enjoy their break by themselves.

This is according to a poll by Leger Holidays, which found that this was true regardless of an individual’s relationship status.

The survey also found that the majority of those who wish to travel alone opt for a short haul break – 42 percent travelled to European destinations, while 34 per cent preferred a domestic holiday.

Despite the popularity of holidaying solo, two thirds of those who do (66 percent) would only do so for one week or less.

Unsurprisingly, females are less likely than males to travel alone, with security and safety cited as their primary concerns.

Meanwhile, parents embarking on family holidays are being encouraged to be aware of the potential risks facing their children.

This comes after findings from the European Safety Alliance, which revealed that in some countries, almost three quarters (72 percent) of children admitted to hospital are foreigners.