ebookers.com, one of Europe’s online travel agents, reports a 34 per cent surge in beach holiday searches compared to last year with Brits keen to escape the cold, dark weather.
In response to this ebookers has launched its new ‘Beach Map’ - a planning tool that assists holidaymakers looking for inspiration for a beach getaway.
With this time of year proving popular for long haul winter sun destinations, launching the ‘Beach Map’ now helps our customers make booking a holiday with a little sun that much easier
The ‘Beach Map’ is an interactive tool that offers visitors to ebookers.com ideas and package deals to a variety of beach destinations. It acts as a convenient way for travellers to get inspiration on where to travel, when and for the best possible price.
Whether they’re looking for beach options here in Europe, or a more exotic long haul winter holiday to the Caribbean, there are package deals to meet every preference. Not only does the Beach Map provide 125 different combinations of departures and destinations it also shows customers the top 25 beach destinations related to the selected departure point for added inspiration.
Jessica Craker, UK Marketing Manager at ebookers.com said: “The ‘Beach Map’ provides a simple way for our customers to search multiple beach holiday options at the same time. With this time of year proving popular for long haul winter sun destinations, launching the ‘Beach Map’ now helps our customers make booking a holiday with a little sun that much easier."
The new tool allows travellers to search for seven night breaks up to 10 weeks in advance making its launch perfect for those looking to escape the British winter. ebookers has launched their “Beach Map” in time for the long haul winter sun searches, such as Mauritius, Cape Town and Mexico, who all see a third of their searches at this time of year. Searches can be filtered by departure city, date, budget and length of flight.
This new interactive tool joins the already popular “Weekend Map” and “Flight Price Tracker” on ebookers.com. It is the ideal solution for those looking for beach holiday ideas, with the ability to compare prices and destinations in one place.
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Shabana Adam @Shabs_A