Huge Increase in Brits Searching for Long Haul Flights

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

LONDON, December 8, 2011 - has seen a substantial increase in the number of people searching for long haul flights-, an online travel company, has seen a substantial increase in the number of people searching for long haul destinations over the last three months. By comparing data from August, September and October this year to that of 2010, the company found that the Maldives saw an increase of over 40 per cent in the three month period. Other long haul destinations such as Barbados and Cuba had increases of over 30 per cent, and eight per cent respectively.

The company, who offer great deals on holidays to a wide array of exciting destinations, say that it is amazing to see people looking to visit such far-flung destinations. As the company is based in the United Kingdom the flights to these fantastic locations could take over ten hours, proving that people are prepared to travel far afield for the perfect holiday. The company are currently offering some fantastic deals to these destinations and say that their customers can head off on Barbados, Cuba and Maldives holidays at truly affordable prices.

Mark Attwell, MD of, comments: “Deals on offer at the moment make it easier than ever for Brits to jet off to exotic locations. It is no surprise that people were looking for cheap holidays to Barbados and other hotspots this autumn, as we were able to offer some great savings to those distant destinations.

“This data shows that, contrary to popular opinion, people are not willing to give up on luxurious and sunny hotspots when booking their yearly holiday. We fully expect long haul destinations to increase in popularity as Brits continue to search our site for great deals that will take them to the far corners of the globe. This autumn saw us increase the number of great bargains available on and we hope to continue this trend into 2012.”

To find the latest bargains on offer, check out’s Real Deals.

About was founded in June 2005. The site is a leading flight, accommodation, holiday and car hire price comparison service. travel partners are industry leaders offering the most competitive market travel deals. The site displays all relevant partners for each travel selection, enabling customers to make the most informed choice for their travel arrangements. is not a tour operator or travel agent, it does not sell any travel products. When a travel selection is made, the final transaction is completed in real-time, direct with the operator or agent that the customer has chosen. has developed a crisp user-friendly site to meet the demands of the modern traveller. Alongside the price comparison search and Real Deals the website provides a price tracker, travel tips, destination content and weather trends.

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