Northerners more likely to stay close to home...
A higher percentage of northerners than southerners spent their holiday in the UK this year, according to an online survey by SMS, Survey and Marketing Services in Newcastle.
It found that 47% of Northerners are taking their holidays in the UK this year, compared to 41% of people living in Wales and just 28% in Greater London.
Londoners were found to be the most likely to travel abroad for their holidays this year (72%) compared to just 53% of Northerners.
Northerners are also most likely to choose shorter breaks and holidays lasting less than one week, with 60% not planning to have a holiday at all in 2012.