It is thought that this is down to the cost of leisure activities soaring over the last decade, pricing out many from their usual hobbies and other interests. Football fans have been the worst hit – with prices for an Adult Season Ticket increasing by an extortionate 184%.
Travel has also been affected with rail fares increasing by an average of 61% and not to mention the cost of fuel which seems to be rising frequently week on week. Even a day out at a theme park is a no-go for many holidaymakers with admission prices having increased by almost 60%.
Many people have pulled so tight on their purse-strings that they can no longer afford eating out as prices have risen by 42%. Even those people who opt for staying in with the possible treat of a takeaway on a weekend have found it harder lately with costs going up by almost a third.
For anyone looking for some fun without having to spend too much money, consider the wide range of coach holidays or day trips by coach that are available here. The price usually includes; all coach travel and entrance to a visitor attraction of choice if going on a day trip. For those thinking about coach holidays, the price includes: all coach travel, accommodation, meals and excursions. Call to find out more on 0845 956 9686