Numerous surveys and polls have revealed that despite the credit crunch, Britons are unwilling to sacrifice their hard-earned trips abroad.
However, there are a number of steps which holidaymakers can take to save money.
According to travel site GeckoGo, holidaymakers should chat to locals and get inside information on the best places to shop and eat.
Using public transport or cycling and walking is also a great way to save money and for guests staying at La Manga Club, there is no better way to explore the surrounding countryside.
Tourism officials in the Spanish region of Andalucia have announced plans aimed at increasing visitor numbers.
Officials are hoping to improve sustainable tourism in the Axarquia area and are planning to invest around 43.5 million euros.
According to Euro Weekly News, the project will involve investing in the region's infrastructure and improving visitor attractions.
While golfing on one of the three world-class courses at La Manga Club, one of the last things one would like to do is to call home.
Then, of course there are the marvellous tennis facilities, perfect for practicing a serve - not so perfect for taking calls from friends, family or work.
However, there are always advantages to being reachable to loved ones back in the UK - which is why moneysupermarket.com has been comparing the best roaming tariffs offered by mobile operators.
Holidaying in La Manga Club is favoured by many holidaymakers due to the fact that the resort caters for almost all of their needs.
Nevertheless, before heading abroad for a festive holiday in Spain, families should make sure they do not leave one thing in particular to chance - insurance.
Making the recommendation, Marks and Spencer Money also revealed that 49 per cent of those who do take out a policy do not know what level of cover they have.
The risk is higher for those who do not book their breaks in one package but choose to pay separately for different components of their holiday.
British people holidaying at La Manga Club could be among the safest drivers there, according to their European counterparts.
According to a survey of the continent's drivers by swiftcover.com, one-third of Europeans believe Britons are the best - which they might like to prove by renting a car in Murcia.
Not only do the UK's motorists come out on top in terms of perception among their peers, but they also appear to be the most safety conscious.
One of Spain's leading theme parks is preparing to open its doors this weekend for a special Christmas event.
According to Typically Spanish, Terra Mitica, which is popular with families on holidays in Spain, will offer tickets at a reduced price in an effort to attract more visitors.
As well as plenty of Christmas decorations, there will be a living nativity scene, a festive market and a 20-metre Christmas tree.
Christmas events will be held on the 6th, 7th and 8th of December, with adult tickets costing 19 euros and children's entry priced at 13 euros.
An increasing number of Britons are opting to get married abroad, it has been revealed.
A recent study carried out by Mintel revealed that the overseas wedding market has grown by 43 per cent over the past five years, with experts predicting that figure will increase even further as the country enters recession.
Over 51,000 Brits tied the knot abroad in the last year, representing 16 per cent of all marriages, the Telegraph reports.
Commenting on the findings, Tom Rees, a senior analyst at Mintel, said: "Getting married abroad has become an increasingly popular choice for couples looking to tie the knot.
Holidaymakers travelling to La Manga Club in Spain can make the most of the festive season by taking part in some of the events and promotions on offer.
Those looking to relax and unwind over Christmas can take advantage of La Manga's two for one offer on spa treatments.
The deal applies on treatments booked from Monday to Thursday before 15:00 and runs until December 22nd and from January 7th until the end of February.
La Manga is also an ideal place to pick up any last-minute gifts, with the spa boutique offering the very best luxury beauty products, as well as the golf and tennis shop.
Holidaymakers looking to improve their tennis skills and maintain good fitness levels throughout the winter months may wish to consider a trip to La Manga Club in Spain.
As one of the world's best sporting resorts, La Manga Club is renowned for its unrivalled tennis facilities.
The resort is home to 28 multi-surface tennis courts and top-class coaching is available all year round.
Tennis players of all abilities are well catered for at La Manga and floodlighting means that games can be played day and night.
Despite the current economic climate, the majority of British people are reluctant to give up their holidays in Spain and other popular destinations.
A recent survey carried out by cruise118.com revealed that 77 per cent of people would make packed lunches for work in order to save money and 63 per cent would cut back on gym membership to save money for their holidays.
However, just six per cent of those surveyed said they would consider giving up their holidays as a result of the credit crunch.