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Unless you’ve somehow managed to miss the media frenzy, you should be aware that this is going to be a big year for the United Kingdom. With the London Olympic Games and Royal Jubilee both on the horizon as highlights of the summer, many Brits are planning to soak up some of the patriotism this summer and attend celebratory events across the nation. As such, some families may be considering forgoing, delaying or even bringing forward their summer holiday.
However, with a bit of financial savvy there’s no reason us Brits shouldn’t be able to take in all the best of Blighty during the summer months and enjoy a break away in the sunshine too. If you’re desperate to get stuck in to a street party in honour of the Diamond Jubilee but equally feel you can’t give up your annual down time, now’s the time for action.
Although the Easter holidays are just weeks away, there’s still time to book a spot on a sunny beach or even an historical city visit or activity holiday. Hit up a specialist online cheap holiday provider and see if you can’t bag yourself a last-minute deal that will allow you to indulge your usual holiday habits as well as some quality time on home turf.
If you are hoping to hold your own celebrations to honour of this summer’s events, you’ll probably be looking to stretch your budget as far as possible in order to keep a little cash by. With this in mind, it’s worth spending a little extra time doing your research before you book to make sure you have all your bases covered.
You’ll be thankful when summer comes round and you want to indulge in BBQs, street parties or trips to the capital with your family and friends. Of course, it’s worth remembering that there are a lot of activities planned for the summer that families will be able to enjoy for free. In addition, a new government-backed campaign will see many major attractions offer a 20.12 per cent discount to visitors for the duration of the Games, helping Brits take in more home delights.