Travel expert’s top tips for planning stress-free staycations during the pandemic – Mirror Online

The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on holiday plans, so it’s no surprise that most Brits are opting for a staycation this year.

However, even a UK holiday can feel tricky to plan amidst the pandemic uncertainty – but the good news is that there are ways to make the process a little easier for yourself.

We’ve teamed up exclusively with Neena Jivraj Stevenson, Chief Culture Officer at Point A Hotels to get her top tips on what Brits need to know when staycation planning.

Whatever you plan, make sure to keep up to date with government travel advice should there be local lockdowns or restrictions which may affect your trip.

Check out Neena’s top tips below…

Celebrate the staycation

If you’re missing a holiday abroad or your trip was cancelled, a staycation may not feel like much of a consolation prize. However, put these feelings aside and embrace the new trip you’re planning.

Focus on positives (no long airport queues or long travel times), and look for somewhere you haven’t been before. Once you’re there, you can seek out hidden gems and local delicacies to make it a bit of an adventure.

A family on a camping holiday