Budget hotels – Winners during a recession

The 1991 UK recession increased sales for budget hotel brands to muscle in on the UK cheap short break market. At times of recession, less people opt for expensive long-haul holidays in favour or more local breaks, at times choosing 2 or 3 uk short breaks as opposed to a single, once a year long-haul holiday.

Whether you have a family, are a couple or are travelling alone there are a wide variety of short breaks in the UK worth considering:

Great for the Mature Traveller

Macdonald Hotels

With over 40 hotels and resorts across the UK, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts – currently AA Hotel Group of the Year 2007/08 – leads the way in offering luxury accommodation; sumptuous food and drink and top quality service

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Saga Holidays

Saga Holidays has been organising quality breaks and holidays for over 50 years. Saga offers a wide choice of holidays, styles, themes and destinations for people mature travellers. You will find information on package holidays, hotel & flight bookings, care hire and much more.

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Warner Leisure Hotels

Warner Leisure Hotels offer inclusive half-board UK short breaks at stunning locations, with a wide range of activities, good food and live entertainment every night. The price of a break includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner everyday, a variety of leisure activities and nightly live entertainment.

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Cheap Discount Hotels

Hotel Shop

Established in 1999, hotelshop UK is a privately owned company (based in Droitwich, Worcestershire) specialising in booking 2-5 star hotel accommodation and short breaks throughout the UK for both the leisure and corporate traveller. We specialise in finding last minute breaks, even up to the day of departure!
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Hostel Bookers

HostelBookers prides itself on being the only independent hostel booking site that has NO BOOKING FEES!

With youth hostels and cheap accommodation in over 2,500 destinations worldwide, our aim is to be the number one site for student travel, backpackers and for the general traveller.

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