According to the latest Travelodge holiday Index, which surveyed 2,000 respondents, this summer may see a staycation “boom” across the UK, with 55% of people expecting to take a holiday.

80% of Britons will not leave the country, and 70% of holidaymakers actually fear travelling abroad in light of the virus.

The £797.54 average Britons expect to spend on their staycation equates to a £24bn boost to the UK economy, with over half of respondents planning to take four short breaks throughout 2020.

The popular destinations included 58% planning to combine a coastal break with either a rural or city trip, with 44% plan to stay at a UK seaside resort, Cornwall top for the sixth consecutive year, followed by Devon and Bournemouth.

32% of respondents are planning a countrside break and 23% a city summer trip, mainly in Edinburgh, London and Cardiff.