LONDON, December 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
-Recent research by Ofcom shows that compared to other Europeans Brits spend the most time online, allowing them to search for brilliant travel deals-
dealchecker.co.uk say that people in the United Kingdom are most likely to bag a travel bargain online. Recent research published by Ofcom shows that Brits spend more time online than any other nation in Europe. The report also states that they are more likely to make an online purchase, such as booking a holiday.
According to Ofcom's sixth International Communications Market Report, Brits spend an average of 746 minutes a week on the internet, more than any other European country. The media and telecoms watchdog revealed that UK consumers spend more time shopping online, spending an average of 84 minutes a month on retail websites. Ofcom also revealed that four out of five UK internet users claimed to have made a purchase online; the highest response in Europe.
Mark Attwell, MD of dealchecker.co.uk, comments: "The United Kingdom is an incredibly tech savvy nation and people are always looking for the best deal. Whether that is flights to Delhi or a new pair of shoes, Brits are dedicated to bargain hunting online and at dealchecker.co.uk we work to deliver what travellers want.
"The research by Ofcom confirms what we at dealchecker.co.uk have known for a long time; online travel gives people the best value for money and people enjoy spending time looking into travel bargains. When Brits are searching for Cuba holidays or trips to Tenerife, they will spend time looking for the best price online."
dealchecker.co.uk was founded in June 2005. The site is a leading flight, accommodation, holiday and car hire price comparison service.
dealchecker.co.uk travel partners are industry leaders offering the most competitive market travel deals. The site displays all relevant partners for each travel selection, enabling customers to make the most informed choice for their travel arrangements.
dealchecker.co.uk is not a tour operator or travel agent, it does not sell any travel products. When a travel selection is made, the final transaction is completed in real-time, direct with the operator or agent that the customer has chosen.
http://www.dealchecker.co.uk has developed a crisp user-friendly site to meet the demands of the modern traveller. Alongside the price comparison search and Real Deals the website provides a price tracker, travel tips, destination content and weather trends.