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10th Apr 2017

This is the most popular destination for Irish holiday makers this summer

Is this where you’re planning to go on holidays?

A recent survey conducted by The AA has found that the majority of Irish people are planning to go on holidays to Spain this year. The survey, which was carried out on nearly 7,000 people, found that Spain was the most popular choice for holidays this summer.

After Spain, USA, Portugal, France and Italy round off the top 5 summer destinations for Irish people in 2017.

At the time the survey was taken, a lot of people still hadn’t decided where they would like to go, while another big portion were going to stay in Ireland for their holidays.

AA Director of Consumer Affairs, Conor Faughnan said:

“While more and more of us seem likely to spend our holidays abroad this year, there’s no doubt that they remain a luxury for us all and particularly for younger people who may be less financially secure.

Because we view trips abroad as a luxury there can be a temptation to cut costs wherever possible, but the one thing we would advise holiday-goers to never cut is travel insurance.

As much as we like to believe it will never happen to us, flights do get cancelled and hotel rooms do get broken into. Having travel cover in place may mean spending a little more in the short-term but could help you avoid shelling out a fortune in the future.”