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Summer is here and many of you have already chosen the destination for your next holiday. Is it the beach? The mountains? An island? Your own country? Across the world?

Would you like to know which are the most popular summer holidays destinations this year for Brits that have booked on eDreams? Check out the infographic below!

british summer holidays 2013 destinations

The United States, the most popular holiday destination for the British

The most popular country for UK summer holidays 2013 breaks the mold of only EU destinations and is a long-haul destination this year, the United States. Coming in second is Spain, which was the most popular destination for Brits the previous two years (2011, 2012). The third most popular country is Spain’s border mate, Portugal. In comparison, last year’s 2nd and 3rd most popular destinations were Italy and France.

Top 10 most popular country destinations:

  1. United States
  2. Spain
  3. Portugal
  4. Italy
  5. France
  6. Croatia
  7. United Kingdom
  8. Germany
  9. Cyprus
  10. Greece

Orlando, Florida, the most popular city for British holidayers

Keeping in line with the most popular country for summer holidays is the top city, Orlando in the United States’ “Sunshine State”, Florida. A city known for both its proximity to beaches and Walt Disney World Resort. The runners-up are two Portuguese cities, Lisbon and Faro.

Top 10 most popular city destinations:

  1. Orlando
  2. Lisbon
  3. Faro
  4. Larnaca
  5. New York
  6. Split
  7. Alicante
  8. Malaga
  9. Malta
  10. Barcelona

The UK is most visited by Germans

As for who is coming to Great Britain during this year’s summer holidays, the Germans are first on the list of tourists, followed by the French, and Italians.

Top 10 countries visiting the UK for summer holidays 2013:

  1. Germany
  2. France
  3. Italy
  4. Spain
  5. Portugal
  6. Norway
  7. Denmark
  8. Cyprus
  9. Sweden
  10. Austria

Lufthansa is the most popular airline for summer holidays 2013

Out of all the airlines booked for this year’s summer travels Germany’s two largest airlines take 1st and 2nd place. The favorite choice is the country’s flag carrier, Lufthansa, followed by the second largest airline in Germany, air berlin. Air France comes in as the 3rd favorite for travelers catching summer flights.

Top 10 airlines for summer holidays 2013:

  1. Lufthansa
  2. Air Berlin
  3. Air France
  4. Norwegian
  5. Easyjet
  6. British Airways
  7. TAP Air Portugal
  8. Scandinavian Airlines
  9. Turkish Airlines
  10. Alitalia


What about you? Where are you traveling to this summer?

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