On average, the French take the shortest holiday abroad (seven days) while the Dutch take the longest (11 days). The most popular time for holidaymakers from the UK & Ireland to get away is in August, the same time as Germany. Tui Travel deputy chief executive Johan Lundgren said: “This survey has given us real insight into the key similarities and differences between our source markets. “Identifying holiday trends for 2013 helps ensure we really know our customers and can tailor holidays so they get the best possible service and holiday experience from us.” Get the full story at Travel Weekly UK