Because the pandemic threatens abroad holidays, motorhome sellers are dealing with big demand.
Alistair Norman, of Revolution Campervans in Northamptonshire, handled 20 enquiries every week earlier than the pandemic – now it’s 500 a day.
He mentioned: ‘Demand has gone up exponentially.’ Karl Pearce, of KTG Caravans and Campers in Staffordshire, mentioned patrons had been ready as much as six months, including: ‘It’s loopy. Costs have shot up.’
The Caravan and Motorhome Membership mentioned a document variety of members joined final month.
The Nationwide Caravan Council says there are 225,000 motorhomes in Britain – and gross sales have tripled since 2000.
Golf golf equipment are additionally cashing in on the post-lockdown rush by growing charges by as much as 70 per cent. Many are already absolutely booked for the following two weeks.
Consultants expect the excessive turnout to proceed all through the summer time.
Enterprise Issues has discovered dozens of golf equipment which have dramatically elevated enjoying charges and membership prices.
One membership supervisor mentioned some had ‘been eager to make hay whereas the solar shines’.
A weekend spherical after 3pm at Surrey Nationwide for instance went from £35 to £60 – a 71 per cent rise. Its father or mother firm mentioned it was a case of ‘provide and demand’.
Gamers at Westerham Golf Membership, Kent, should pay over a 3rd extra for the same weekend spherical after costs rose from £50 to £68.
An organization spokesman mentioned: ‘We’ve misplaced a hell of some huge cash over the previous 12 months and there’s sufficient folks to pay these costs.’
Golf’s recognition final summer time when restrictions had been eased noticed almost two thirds extra rounds performed between July and September in contrast with 2019.