The thought of the stress of the airport and then sitting in a sealed tube with 300 other people doesn't appeal.
Not to mention the expense. We recently went for a short break to celebrate some birthdays. We had a relatively small budget and for the price of 2 nights away + flights and transport, we quickly realised we could drive to somewhere in the UK and spend double the time -- for the same money -- so we did that.
I have always been into travel and exploration and enjoy going to different countries...not so much tourist hotspots, more wandering off and experiencing local culture. I don't intend to "quit" this completely but am now appreciating my own country a lot more...
I suppose if I wanted to sit on a beach for 2 weeks in November I'd need to go abroad for any reliability r.e. the weather, but for the sort of holidays I enjoy, the UK has a lot to offer.
Just wondering what others think?