UK Holidaymakers Choose Winter Holiday Sun Over UK Winter Weather Reveals Holidays-Direct

British holidaymakers looking to escape the cold dreary UK winter head to destinations such as the Caribbean on cruise holidays, according to

York, United Kingdom, November 25, 2009 --( has revealed a noticeable increase in the last few months of interest in winter holiday destinations. Many UK holidaymakers want to escape the doom and gloom of dark mornings and cold winter evenings to swap for somewhere hot and sunny.

There are many winter holiday bargains as well as city break offers in the New Year. Brits tend to either go away for the festive season or soon after.

Jon Pearce of comments: “People always seem more refreshed and full of energy after having a relaxing winter holidays in the sun. Many of the destinations winter holidaymakers travel to tend to be exotic locations, where sunshine is guaranteed.”

Top winter-sun destinations for this winter include:
- The Canaries
- Egypt
- The Caribbean
- Goa
- Dubai

Jon continues, “Winter holiday sun is one of the best ways to lighten up the cold winters, plus it’s the best time to visit the Caribbean as its out of the hurricane season.”

Cruise holidays are also a great option for sightseeing in several countries or resorts in one holiday. Whilst Caribbean cruises remain the most popular cruises all year around, they are especially popular during the winter months for hot sunny climate and exotic locations.


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