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Virus outbreak clouds Britons’ annual trips to the sun

London (AFP) – Britons are looking likely to forgo their annual trip to the sun because of the coronavirus pandemic, and instead discover the joys of staying at home, whatever the weather.

Travel firms say fear of infection, quarantine restrictions and cashflow problems caused by the outbreak have pushed up interest in “staycations”.

Top spots tipped in the British newspapers include Dorset’s sandy beaches, the Lake District national park, the wilds of Scotland and the rugged Cornwall coast.

“It’s clear from conversations we’re having with customers and booking patterns that many people will opt to stay closer to home within

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