MORE than three-quarters of people are planning a holiday within the UK this year.
Some 77% of Britons have already been on a so-called staycation or are planning to take one, according to a Barclays Business poll of 2,000 adults.
Barclays said this is a huge boost for small and medium businesses in the accommodation and food sector.
It found that in 2014 turnover for these businesses rose 11% from the previous year.
Adam Rowse, head of Barclays business banking, said: "With this last bank holiday getaway of the year it's great to see a boom in UK staycationers. [In] the staycation economy Pounds 22.5 billion is spent on average every year."
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