Britons are tending to opt for shorter-haul holidays as the credit crunch continues to bite, new research has suggested, something that could have implications for Brittany property.

The head of product marketing at online travel firm, Jonathan Cudworth, said: "The most recent data saw seven of the ten destinations featured [in the travel hotspots barometer] were less than a three hour flight away from the UK."

He stated that with plenty of cheap options available, the high cost of the euro would not put people off.

Such comments may interest those thinking of investing in tourist rental property in locations closest to the UK, such as Brittany.

Brittany property can offer some cheap getaways for Britons looking to take a holiday on a low budget, the Daily Telegraph reported earlier this month.

It noted that Brittany Ferries has entered this market with deals that include sailings from Plymouth to Roscoff in the price.

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