With the UK suffering from its second cold snap of 2010 the summer sun seems like a long way away. Back in February 2010 when the majority of the UK was under 6 inches of snow, summer sun holiday bookings rocketed, however as the big freeze began to thaw, summer holiday bookings returned to seasonal averages. Spain Car Hire
booked in February 2010 was up 10% on the same time last year as holiday makers looked forward to the prospect of blue skies and warm sunshine.
|With the heaviest snowfall and coldest temperatures seen in November for over 25 years, holiday makers are again seeking out warmer climates. Winter sun destinations are proving even more popular than usual with Car Hire Tenerife feeling the squeeze. The Canary Islands are just a few hours away from the UK and prove excellent value. Cyprus, also renowned for its all year round sun shine is also proving a hot spot for winter sun revellers. Paphos airport Car Hire is well appointed and all the major suppliers are located at the new terminal building for your convenience.
Getting to these winter sun destinations could be your biggest challenge however as the UK airports have been hit hard by the snow fall. Gatwick, Edinburgh and Newcastle to name just a few major airports have closed their doors due to snow on the runways!
|Of course, there are those that believe winter should be cold and snow is most welcome and join the hundreds of thousands that flock to the nearest winter sports destinations. The Alps stretch through France, Switzerland and Italy and offer some of the best ski resorts in the world. With the Budget airlines scheduling regular flights to the major airports it has never been easier or cheaper. Geneva Airport Car Hire is readily available and with over 5 top ski resorts within a 2 hour drive you could be on the slopes the within just a few hours from home.