Spending on journey has risen sharply regardless of the rising value of dwelling and disruption at airports.
In accordance with Barclaycard’s month-to-month shopper spending index, Might was significantly robust for the journey trade, which outpaced inflation and grew 12 months on 12 months and month on month.
Spending on holidays leapt by nearly 190 per cent in contrast with Might final 12 months, when the trade continued to be hit by Covid-related journey restrictions. Credit score and debit card spending with airways grew by 6.6 per cent as extra holidaymakers booked summer season breaks overseas, and inns, resorts and lodging within the UK elevated by 1.2 per cent month on month, which Barclaycard mentioned advised “a parallel rise in staycation reserving in Might”.
The leap in journey spending got here as new figures from