The additional bank holiday next year could increase the number of people taking flights to Dubai.

The additional bank holiday next year could increase the number of people taking flights to Dubai.According to Tom Hall, travel editor of the Lonely Planet guidebook series, believes that many people will want to take advantage of the royal wedding bank holiday by maximising their holiday time.

The timing of Easter and May Day means that many workers will only have to take three days leave in order to take nearly a fortnight off work.

This could mean people will be looking to getaway and Dubai could be an ideal destination for those looking for a beach holiday, explained Mr Hall.

Mr Hall said: “You need to get out of Europe because it won’t be warm enough to do much at that time of year in terms of swimming in the sea. So maybe you can head to Goa, Cuba or Dubai or around the Caribbean- it is an absolutely lovely time to be in the Caribbean.”

Written by Erin Marshall.

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