When most people think about booking a holiday, they picture warm weather and blue skies. However, anyone thinking about booking a city break should really consider arranging one during the winter. It might sound like an odd idea at first, but there are plenty of advantages.
Here are just a few reasons why booking a city break during winter makes sense.
Get Away from the Crowds
Summer is the most popular time of year for taking holidays, with spring a close runner-up. Booking during those peak seasons is going to mean battling through the crowds. You’re likely to find long lines at every tourist destination and long waits at restaurants and bars – things are going to be particularly crowded during summer when the schools are out. Avoid all that chaos and have the city more to yourself by booking during winter.
Spend Less than You Might Think
Beating the crowds isn’t the only good reason to travel during less popular times of year – you’re also going to save yourself some money. Whether booking a hotel or a serviced apartment, you’re far more likely to get a good deal when booking during winter instead of summer, especially if you look outside the holiday period. You should also find the city’s attractions and tours cheaper than they are during peak season.
Enjoy UK Cities at Their Best
More and more people have been booking UK city breaks, and it’s a shame more of them don’t see those cities during the winter. While any city can be beautiful when the sun is out, nothing quite beats seeing a UK city when there’s frost in the air and Christmas lights hung around every corner. You’re also more likely to enjoy classic English food – having a classic Sunday roast always feels better when it’s cold outside.