Packyourbags Holidays Experiences Growth In Long-Haul Bookings

Monday, October 17, 2011

TUNBRIDGE WELLS, England, October 18, 2011 -

Long-haul holiday bookings now represent a much larger share of Packyourbags Holidays bookings., one of the UK’s leading online retail travel agents, originally began its life selling purely package holidays to the Mediterranean. Over the years it has grown the number of holiday locations it promotes and now features destinations worldwide.

Whilst sales have steadily increased for long-haul bookings, it has only been this year where has really seen this type of holiday become a much larger slice of their pie.

The destinations that have played a significant role in the growth of’ long-haul bookings are The Gambia, Mexico, in particular the resort of Cancun, and South America, with trips mainly to Peru including the Inca Trail. Managing Director Mark Kempster commented, “I’m delighted to see our hard efforts in developing being rewarded with more and more UK consumers using as a source to find exciting and competitively priced long-haul holidays. This is a trend we’re working hard to continue, especially with the imminent launch of our new dynamic packaging system”.

Kempster continued, “In future the new online search and booking system will search the site for the best individual deals on hotels and flights to then marry these together to produce potentially better deals than purchasing a traditional package holiday, we will be making an announcement in the coming weeks when the site upgrade has taken place”.

Currently is promoting the following fantastic deals to its three standout long-haul destinations -

  • Gambia from £289 per person for 7 nights, departing 20 November 2011

  • Cancun in Mexico from £905 per person for 7 nights all inclusive, departing
    01 November 2011
  • Peru + the Inca Trail from £2,049 per person, 11 days, departing 26 October  2011

With October half term fast approaching still has plenty of last minute holiday deals to the Mediterranean, search for Greece holidays, Turkey holidays and not forgetting Spain.

For the best available deals call 0800-652 5986 or visit

Simon Colley
Absolute Internet Marketing
Telephone: +44(0)1858-419226


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