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Travellers 'undeterred by credit crunch'

People might be looking to cut back on outgoings in light of the credit crunch, but they are determined not to sacrifice holidays and stag weekends away, it would seem.

Travel firm AA Apointments revealed that tour operators are still experiencing strong interest from holidaymakers looking to book that all-important summer break.

John Tolmie, managing director of the company, told the Recruiter that tourists may look to cut back on the number of holidays they take this year, but are unlikely to sacrifice their travel plans altogether.

However, booking trends show more people are looking to bag a bargain deal by leaving it until the last minute to make their arrangements, he added.

Stag parties looking to enjoy a weekend away at a cut-price cost could opt to shun traditional European destinations such as Prague stag weekends in favour of UK hotspots like Bournemouth stag weekends or Bristol stag weekends.

According to Mary Rance, chief executive of UK inbound, Britain still offers "a very good quality experience" for those staying closer to home this year.ADNFCR-2122-ID-19054545-ADNFCR