The jury is still out on whether Great Britain’s vote to exit the European Union will be positive or negative for the United Kingdom.
There is no doubt, however, that Brexit is very positive for Americans planning trips to the U.K. The British pound has reached 30-year lows versus the dollar in the exchange rate, dropping as much as 10 percent in value since the exit vote last month. And some analysts predict the value of the pound will continue to fall to record lows.
Golfpac Travel, with headquarters in Altamonte Springs, FL, has noticed an increase in interest from its customer base regarding golf trips to the U.K.
“The Brexit decision certainly provides a great opportunity for U.S. travellers to finally book that dream golf trip to Scotland,” said Golfpac’s International Travel Manager Michael McHenry. “With the pound/dollar exchange at a 30-plus year low, there has never been a better time to travel to the U.K. Golfers are starting to take advantage of the U.S. dollar strength that we have not seen in decades.
“I am fielding a lot of requests from not only groups looking to travel next year but also from current customers wanting to know how this will affect their upcoming travel,” continued McHenry. “They want to know how to take advantage of the current drop in the pound in as much as exchanging dollars well in advance of their upcoming travel. Everything they spend money on during their trip will naturally be cheaper than it was a few days ago.”
Golfpac has several existing packages for trips to Scotland and throughout the British Isles that are already in place, and cover a variety of price options and golf courses.
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