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Pensions crave journey holidays like leaping from aircraft, examine finds | Exercise Holidays | Journey

2021-05-19 13:54:19

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A survey of 1,000 over 65s revealed greater than half (53 %) remorse not travelling once they had been youthful. Given the prospect, nearly a 3rd (30 %) fancy a street journey throughout the USA, whereas 1 / 4 (23 %) desire a trip on Interrail Europe. Trekking via the jungle in Peru is on six % of pensioner’s dream travelling to-do record, whereas 5 % would like to attend a seashore occasion in Thailand, in keeping with Motels.com. OAPs are additionally displaying their starvation for adrenaline-fuelled actions, with 13 % desirous to go white water rafting on their subsequent vacation.

Practically one in 5 (19 %) fancy scuba diving, 18 % need to go quad biking and 12 % need to soar out of a aircraft and go skydiving.

General, greater than half (54 %) are actually travelling extra now than they did of their twenties.

The analysis was carried out by Motels.com which has teamed up with soccer legend Harry Redknapp to deal with an over 65 to an journey of a lifetime with the prospect to win a £5,000 voucher to kickstart their Golden Hole Yr.

Harry, 74, mentioned: “It’s been a troublesome 12 months for us golden oldies, however I actually don’t really feel my age and I’m buzzing to get out and about once more.

“Journey is ageless, and my granddaughter Molly has satisfied me that it’s by no means too late to go by myself journey of a lifetime.”

The examine additionally discovered that in relation to staycations, a UK road-trip (32 %), a celebration home within the Cotswolds with associates (12 %) and pub hopping around the west nation (14 %) prime the record of journeys over 65s wish to go on put up lockdown.

And three % of respondents mentioned they’re planning on going to a music competition.

Emma Tagg, head of world and EMEA model communications at Motels.com model, added: “It’s been a tough 12 months for everybody, however significantly senior residents who’re prepared for an journey greater than ever.

“Half of these aged 65-plus have booked or are planning to guide a visit when restrictions raise, and we’re right here to assist them plan the vacation they’ve at all times dreamed off.

“Assume yoga retreats, bungee leaping and diving with sharks, it’s by no means too late to embrace your wild aspect. With our versatile reserving choices, there’s no stress in case your plans change”.

To enter the competitors, nominate your Golden Hole Yr OAP by sharing a snap of them and clarify why they need to win on social media utilizing the hashtag #GoldenGapYear.

On Twitter, tweet @hotelsdotcomUK and on Instagram, add a feed put up tagging @hotelsdotcom. Individuals aged 65 and over can nominate themselves.



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