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YOUNG holidaymakers are opting to go on traditional family-style holidays, instead of planning unique trips for themselves.

The all-inclusive trip abroad is most commonly associated with families looking to have everything booked for them, rather than young travellers.

However, more and more people in their 20s are choosing to book package deals, as a way around "decision fatigue" and having to waste time planning each aspect of a trip away.

Psychotherapist Anna Mathur is one of those people who prefers an all-inclusive break and she explained the appeal of it to her and to other young people.

She told Hello!: "in our fast-paced society, stress levels are higher than ever. The juggle is intensified by rising costs of bills and childcare, challenged work-life boundaries and little down-time for rest and recovery.

"Therefore it’s understandable that we crave to step off the treadmill of day-to-day life. All-inclusive holidays offer valuable respite for overwhelmed brains, and time to exhale and reconnect."

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As well as having choices removed from the booking process, the package element of an all-inclusive break means that there are far fewer decision to make once the holiday has started.

Anna continued: "All of the things I juggle; the meals, the constant tidying, the ongoing arguments over who does and watches what, the cleaning and clearing are all taken off my plate, and instead all we need to think about is which pool we will laze by."

Consumer expert Harry Wallop agreed that all-inclusive deals offer peace of mind to holidaymakers, with rising prices also a consideration.

He told Sun Online Travel: "Package holidays seem to be enjoying quite a bit of a revival because you can more or less book now and know that is the price you're going to end up paying, especially if it's all inclusive.

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"It gives people the peace of mind that, though prices are going up and up, you know what you will end up paying for your holiday."

According to easyJet, the number of people choosing packing deals is growing, with holidaymakers looking to reduce spending any way they can.

Garry Wilson, chief executive of easyJet holidays told The Times that the appeal of the holidays lies in not having to pay extra if you don't want to.

He said: “The kids want to go to the waterpark, that’s €50. The kids want to go for pasta, that’s €50. The kids want ice-cream, that’s €50.

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"They can get all of that in these all-inclusive hotels and that’s the price locked in."

A new package deal company has also recently launched in the UK, providing more places to get package deals from.

Tour operator Holiday Best has said it is "ready to disrupt the industry with a fresh, transparent offering".

The company launched last month and has trips to places like Turkey, Greece, Spain and Egypt on offer.  

 John Milburn, Chief Marketing Officer at Holiday Best said: “It’s great that customers have so much choice in the UK to create experiences and trips that are perfect for them.

"But so often we see frustrations with hidden costs for luggage or transfers and they always seem to be tagged on at the end of the booking process. 

"That’s why Holiday Best is focused on making sure that all costs that our customers need to consider are available to every customer at the start of their booking journey."

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