, the pan-European online travel service, have sold more summer flights to the US than to any other destination, so far this year.Ê Spain follows as a close second, despite recent events and security issues.
ÊNeil Mott, UK country Manager at Opodo said, “America is the number one flight destination for UK travellers, not least because the exchange rate remains favourable, making it a comparatively inexpensive destination, for both holidays and shopping trips.
“Spain has always been popular and the British public are enthusiastic, resolute travellers so it’s no surprise that they remain loyal to their favourite destinations.”
The Spanish islands also lead in the package holiday favourites, as Majorca comes out on top as most popular holiday destination, with Ibiza and Tenerife also in the top five.ÊÊ
According to overall booking trends on Opodo.co.uk, the top package holiday destinations for the summer so far this year are the Balearic Islands, the Greek islands, Gran Canaria and Turkey.Ê The most popular of the Greek islands being Corfu coming in at second place.