So in 2020, the UK staycation was embraced – from glamping in yurts and country-house breaks to slow travel on a canal-boat trip. If you book, you do so at your own risk.' We spoke to insiders in the hotel and travel industry to find out how UK staycations are shaping up – here are the key things we learnt. When it comes to booking holidays, no prizes for guessing that July and August are the most popular months. ‘There is now limited availability for summer holidays in many destinations,’ says Oliver Bell, co-founder of luxe holiday-rental outfit Oliver’s Travels.