Traditional European markets attract Britons
By Danny Bance

Traditional European markets attract Britons

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New research has found that traditional tourist destinations in Europe are still the most popular options among Britons.

Norwich Union has used its customer information to compile a profile of what it describes as the average British couple.

A typical husband and wife in the UK were said to be called Mr and Mrs Smith, own a Ford Fiesta and live in a 60-year-old house.

In addition, the profile showed that the average British couple takes their summer holiday in Spain every year.

Simon Warsop, spokesperson for Norwich Union, commented: "Contrary to popular belief, it reveals that we are a lot more traditional than we think we are."

Spain is also a hotspot for second home buyers from the UK who want a property in another country.

According to A Place in the Sun, it is currently the most popular destination among property investors from the UK.
 

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