Brits are keen to spend more quality time with their loved ones, according to new research.
A survey carried out by Merlin Entertainment revealed that 85 per cent of people would like to do more with their family and friends.
Of those polled, 47 per cent said the best thing about taking a group trip or holiday is having the chance to be with their loved ones.
Commenting on the findings, psychologist Carey Cooper said: "In difficult economic times, it is great to see that the family still plays an important role in meeting people's social needs and that people want to spend more time with their family members.
Foreign currency sales have increased over the last year, suggesting that people are feeling more confident about taking holidays to Spain and other popular destinations.
According to the American Express Global Foreign Exchange Services Currency Index, sales rose by six per cent during the first quarter of 2010, compared to the same period in 2009.
Terry Perrin, director of trading and business development at American Express Global Foreign Exchange Services, said sales of the euro are increasing steadily.
Favourites of 2009 are likely to continue their popular streak into the summer of 2010.
Finding a holiday destination that caters for people of all ages can be a difficult task.
One place that does this well is La Manga Club in Murcia, which is as much fun for adults as it is for kids.
Some of the activities that children can enjoy while holidaying at the resort include crazy golf, tennis, swimming and football.
Guests can also try their hand at horse riding, scuba diving and cycling, as well as sailing on the nearby Mar Menor.
The Mar Menor Resort in Murcia is home to several restaurants, meaning holidaymakers will be spoiled for choice when it comes to dining during their stay.
Guests keen to sample global cuisine can head to Hiroko, which specialises in Japanese, Chinese, Thai and Indian food. Some of the dishes diners can enjoy here include sushi, tempura, noodles and tasty glazed duck.
Elsewhere, holidaymakers looking for a relaxed venue for their evening meal can book a table at Al Fresco, which is situated beside the main swimming pool.
Holidaymakers heading to Spain this summer have been urged to keep their cash safe.
According to foreign exchange provider Caxton FX, a good option for people concerned about security are prepaid currency cards, which can be used in the same way as debit and credit cards.
"If your card is lost or stolen, a block can be placed on it immediately and a replacement sent out to you. Plus, your card is not linked to your bank account and so minimises identity theft.
If you're hoping to shape up and shed those excess pounds this summer, then why not consider taking a break at La Manga Club in Spain.
The popular resort is running a series of celebrity fitness camps throughout the summer, allowing you to combine a holiday with weight-loss.
Former Gladiator and Commonwealth Games record-holder Kate Staples will be teaming up with Olympic pole-vaulter Nick Buckfield to run programmes from July 19th until the end of August.
Daily fat-busting sessions take place from Monday to Saturday and are a great idea for people who want to get their new fitness regime off to a good start.
Located in the stunning Spanish region of Murcia, La Manga Club is surrounded by countryside and basks in sunshine for more than 300 days a year.
The resort is bordered on two sides by the Calblanque National Park, making it an ideal destination for people who enjoy spending time outdoors.
Guests will find no shortage of trails to explore, as well as golden beaches and challenging hikes.
For a spectacular view of the area surrounding La Manga, holidaymakers can head to the nearby village of Los Belones and climb to the summit of La Fuente Hill.
Located in the south-east of Spain, Murcia is easily accessible from the UK and is a great destination for people planning to jet abroad this summer.
Steeped in history, the city centre is home to dozens of interesting cultural attractions, including the Romea Theatre and City Hall.
Holidaymakers will also find plenty of boutiques to explore, as well as markets and impressive restaurants.
Guests holidaying at La Manga Club can also take a trip to the ancient city of Cartagena, which is just 20 kilometres away.
If you're planning to take a holiday at La Manga Club this summer, then why not get your break off to a good start by booking in for a relaxing massage?
Located at the heart of the complex, the spa offers a wide range of therapies, with something for everyone.
A great option for people who are enjoying a treatment for the first time is the Swedish massage, which helps to ease tension, relax muscles and improve circulation.
Alternatively, guests can opt for a deep tissue massage, which is great for people who play sports regularly and want to relieve muscular discomfort.
Vichy water massages are also available, as well as scalp treatments and reflexology.
Everyone wants to look their best on holiday, so why not treat yourself to an rejuvenating facial at La Manga Club?
There are a range of options available, with something to suit all skin types.
Lasting for 60 minutes, the oxygen facial is ideal if you are showing the first signs of ageing and want to purify and soothe your skin.
Alternatively, you can book the diamond treatment, which is suitable for people over the age of 40 and penetrates the deepest layer of the skin, awakening cells to reveal a younger and fresher complexion.
Another facial available at Spa La Manga Club is the inhibit therapy, which is a non-invasive alternative to Botox injections.