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There’s been a rise in Britons skipping their annual holiday this year; new research has shown that in 2015 almost a quarter have bailed on their yearly trip.

The findings are from an annual ‘Holiday Habit’s’ report by Abta who asked more than 2,000 adults in Britain. The number is up from 2014 when a fifth of Britons chose not to take a holiday, and 10 percent in 2011.

Despite these numbers dropping, Briton’s took on average 3.2 holidays compared with three in 2014.

“The travel industry has seen a steady return to growth in recent years following the credit crunch and worldwide economic crisis,” said Mark Tanzer, Abta chief executive. “However, some people are clearly still feeling the pinch, and are either cutting back not taking a holiday at all.”

Another finding was that 23 percent opted for just a UK holiday this year suggesting that 46 percent did not take flight or travel for a foreign break in 2015. Whilst only 13 percent only took an overseers holiday this year, while 41 percent took both a domestic and foreign holidays.

If you’re looking for some travel inspiration for 2016 check out our travel inspiration articles.

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