TOO SOON TO START THINKING ABOUT YOUR 2016 SUMMER HOLIDAY? THINK AGAIN… IT TAKES 73% OF PEOPLE UP TO A YEAR TO SAVE! Monday 17 August 2015 PDF Print MandMDirect.com, the leading online discount retailer, reveals the results of their nationwide survey investigating the trends of holiday spending and behaviours. Over 1,250 participated in the survey, which looked into the spending habits of families when it comes to that big summer getaway. While we may think it’s too early to think about next year, results show that over 73% of us take up to a year to save for that big break. As a nation of holiday lovers, 98.4% of participants cite a summer holiday to be very important. MandMDirect.com reveal the full details below… PRE TAKEOFF STRESS Turns out that even before we have left our homes that the stress has already settled in. 76.2% find holiday packing extremely stressful despite using their very own packing list. Considering 38.9% of us pack for a week break in a day, its no wonder we feel like we are carrying extra baggage! However, 51.6% prolong the packing to a week. AN EXTRA BAG FOR THE HOLD? 80.2% spend up to £1,500 for a week away in the sun with the family and 88.9% spend up to £500 just on their holiday wardrobes; not forgetting the cost if you need to add extra luggage too! 77.8% are shocked about the cost of their summer holiday and always over spend on the budget. HOLIDAY RECOVERY IS REAL While it may be a bit of a clique, it really is true what they say… You really do need a holiday to recover from one. While 19% of us may unpack and recover in a day, it takes 75% up to week! Talk about holiday blues… LABEL OF LOVE When it comes to those all-important designer names in your wardrobe, 83.3% of those surveyed like to dress their children in branded product wherever possible, making bargain hunting even more important. The majority of respondents also wear their holiday buys beyond their week get-away. With the holidays almost half way through, 61.9% of us will jet off to Europe, while over 26% will stay right here in the UK. Either way, you can get your holiday shopping bargains at MandMDirect.com! NOTES TO EDITORS • http://www.MandMDirect.com is a one-stop online store that offers daily discounts with up to 75% off womenswear, menswear, kids clothing and sports gear. • With over 250 household to high-end fashion and sports brands available at bargain prices, you can afford to indulge 365 days a year. • Visit http://www.mandmdirect.com for further information For further information please contact: Danielle Jennings E: Danielle@brandnation.co.uk P: 020 7940 7186 This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Brandnation Integrated Ltd in the following categories: Leisure & Hobbies, Travel, Retail & Fashion, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.